Multiple law enforcement agencies, including Independence police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, conducted a drug bust early Thursday afternoon on Valley View Parkway in southeast Independence.

An ATF spokesperson said police assisted ATF in tracking a suspect vehicle, and the case remains under investigation. According to dispatch communication, at least one suspect was taken into custody after a short chase, and officers located about 2 pounds of methamphetamine thrown out of the suspect vehicle near the Golden Corral restaurant. A K-9 unit was called to assist in searching for a weapon.