Investigators found 129 bales of marijuana stuffed inside a van stopped by an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper Tuesday night north of Nogales, officials say.

Arizona Department of Public Safety

Over 2,600 pounds of marijuana were found in a van after a traffic stop on Interstate 19 north of Nogales, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

The man driving the van headed north toward Tucson ran into the desert after it was stopped by a trooper Tuesday night. He was not caught.

In the van, investigators found 129 bales of marijuana. The DPS says the marijuana has a value of nearly $1 million.