Petersburg man indicted, charged with evading in a vehicle

Petersburg man indicted, charged with evading in a vehicle
Jacob Silvas, Jr., 33 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - A Petersburg man was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Wednesday, charged with leading sheriff's deputies on a chase back on Feb. 4.

33-year-old Jacob Silvas is charged with evading with a motor vehicle, tampering/fabricating evidence and possession of marijuana.

DPS troopers tried to stop Silvas' Chevy Impala at 82nd & P for a traffic violation around 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4.

The vehicle evaded sheriff's deputies from Lubbock, Lynn and Terry County.

After approximately 45 minutes, the vehicle finally came to a stop on FM 2641 just east of County Road 1440 and the suspect driver was taken into custody without incident.

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