Daniel Padierna, 39, was arrested at 8:40 p.m. Thursday after he fled police while in the 2500 block of North Ben Wilson Street in Victoria.

Padierna was arrested on suspicion of evading arrest. He was taken to the Victoria County Jail, according to the Victoria Police Department. He has since been released from jail.

Leo Bertucci is a Report for America corps member who covers energy and environment for the Victoria Advocate.

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Before moving to the Crossroads, Leo Bertucci studied journalism and political science at Western Kentucky University.