COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) -- Illinois State police have captured a suspected drug smuggler who fled from a traffic stop Sunday.
Police say Horacio Hernandez, 47, was stopped for a traffic offense on I-70 near Highland, Ill. when an officer began to search his vehicle. Hernandez reportedly fled the scene, and officers later located a large quantity of drugs in his vehicle.
Police said Hernandez was captured after a short foot pursuit near Silver Lake around 9:30 pm.
Hernandez was described as a 5'7", 200 pound Hispanic male with dark hair. He was described as wearing blue jeans, a teal shirt and a tan "Members Only" jacket.
Police say Hernandez was unarmed when he fled the traffic stop.