CANYON COUNTY -- Two Nampa men are in jail after a pursuit with Caldwell police ended at a traffic jam.

Police tried to pull over 21-year-old Jose Chavez, Friday afternoon, when he took off. As Chavez was trying to outrun police, 21-year-old Bejoun Rodriguez threw a loaded handgun out the window near Chaparro St. and Ray Ave.

The chase ended near 10th and Karcher when Chavez was stopped because of a traffic jam. Both Chavez and Rodriguez were arrested and taken to the Canyon County Jail.

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