Man arrested for evading arrest

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Victoria police officers arrested a 33-year-old Victoria man after he evaded arrest in the 500 block of East Second Street Monday afternoon.

Michael Christopher Jones, of Victoria, was arrested at about 2:45 p.m. after a police officer saw what he thought was a possible drug transaction, according to a police report.

The chase began in the 600 block of East South Street and Jones ran through several backyards, according to the report.

Jones was seen handing something to a driver on South Depot Street. Jones ended up stopping in an open field.

No drugs were found on the man, but he was still arrested for evading arrest, police Sgt. Phillip Baron said.



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