Authorities are looking for a man who lead Sullivan City on a chase but escaped after abandoning more than 500 pounds of marijuana.

Sullivan City police said an officer tried to pull over 32-year-old Carlos Ivan Salinas for speeding on Expressway 83around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Salinas allegedly refused to stop his brown GMC Sierra pickup truck and bailed out on Tablero Road.

Officers were not able to locate Salinas in the area but seized several bundles with 539 pounds of marijuana from his truck.

Investigators said Salinas is a Mexican national, who is a well-known drug trafficker with pending charges for in neighboring cities.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Sullivan City police at (956) 485-1111.