Bystanders grab pot spilled from Calif. truck

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Posted: Sep 01, 2011 11:00 AM
Bystanders grab pot spilled from Calif. truck

San Jose, Calif., police are looking for pedestrians and motorists who grabbed bags of marijuana that spilled onto the road from a truck that crashed.

Police say the bystanders swooped in and grabbed most of the pot after the driver of the truck ran away from the accident early Wednesday morning.

When officers arrived, they found a few remaining bags of marijuana and a loaded handgun inside the truck.

Police tell the San Jose Mercury News (http://bit.ly/nQTRAR) they are also looking for the truck's driver, who was carrying the marijuana illegally. Neither the driver nor the people who took the marijuana have been identified.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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Information from: San Jose Mercury News, http://www.sjmercury.com