Victorville man accused of following woman, leading police on pursuit

Victorville man accused of following woman, leading police on pursuit

A 57-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly followed a woman who was out running and then led police on a vehicle pursuit in Rancho Cucamonga.

Thomas Silva, a Victorville resident, was booked at West Valley Detention Center for evading police and disregard for public safety. His bail was set at $100,000.

The woman, a resident of Rancho Cucamonga, called police around 3:30 AM on April 25th to report that a man was “was following her in his vehicle, as she was running,” according to the news release.

Police arrived in the area of Banyan Road & Day Creek Boulevard and found the Silva nearby, but he fled in his vehicle before police were able to contact him.

“Silva led deputies and the California Highway Patrol on a vehicle pursuit that terminated in the city of Duarte, after deputies conducted a pursuit intervention technique.” When Silva refused to exit the vehicle and surrender to police, deputies “deployed pepper balls into Silva’s vehicle.”

Silva finally got out and was subsequently arrested.

Victorville man accused of following woman, leading police on pursuit was last modified: May 3rd, 2022 by admin
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