Pursuit Lands Corpus Christi Man in Jail for Drugs

CORPUS CHRISTI–An early morning traffic stop Saturday morning in Corpus Christi turned into a pursuit and police arrested a man on several charges.

Officers tried to pull over 30-year-old Steve Silva on Carroll Road and Holly Road around 1:30 am.

Silva led them on a short car chase before he bailed out on the 5900 block of O’Brian Dr. when he hit a house. Officers caught Silva moments after he tried to run away on foot. 

Officers said Silva appeared to be intoxicated and he was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Inside of his car, they discovered cocaine, a marijuana cigarette, a container with six hydrochloride pills and a brown case with a marijuana pipe with marijuana inside of it.

Silva was taken to the City Jail. He was arrested for several charges including drug  possession, evading arrest and criminal mischief.

–South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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