Two arrested on drug charges after pursuit Posted in: News On March 28, deputies with the Bastrop County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle in the 600 block of State Highway 71 for observed traffic violations. The driver failed to yield to the deputies and a pursuit began. They headed west on Highway 71 until they reached the 1300 block of Highway 71, where they turned into a nearby trailer park. After crossing an open field, the vehicle became disabled. The driver exited the vehicle and disregarded the deputies’ commands as he emptied plastic bags from his backpack and evaded on foot. Deputies gave chase as the driver ran ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!