Officers from the Sheffield North West neighbourhood policing team said the driver of a BMW 1 Series suspected to be involved in drug dealing was pursued from Manchester Road, Stocksbridge to Carr Road, Deepcar on Thursday afternoon after failing to stop.
It followed an earlier tip-off from the public that the occupant of the car, which was not insured, may be involved in crime.
A police spokesperson said: “A search of the car located several bags suspected to be a Class A drug, and money was also seized.
Rivelin Valley Road Sheffield: Body found after police search of Rivelin Valley
Hosepipe ban: Reservoir near Sheffield less than 15 per cent full as photos show how water levels have plunged
The Long Blondes: Leadmill cancel gig after allegations surface against band creator Dorian Cox
Yorkshire Water announces hosepipe ban as Government prepares to declare drought in UK
Sheffield businessman Rong Ren ordered to pay £1.1m by courts over phones scam
"A search of the drivers home address located a larger quantity of a substance suspected to be a Class A drug which had been concealed. Following questioning a female has now been released from custody and remains under investigation.”
The BMW was also seized, police said.