Repeat drug offender facing multiple charges following arrest

The Victoria Police Department have arrested a repeat drug offender after he attempted to evade police pursuit.

Derek Slade Sembera, 32 years old, was arrested Sunday morning after attempting to run from VPD officers during a pursuit.

After he was apprehended, officers found grade one drugs on his person.

A warrant search revealed Sembera had been previously arrested for drug possession and manufacture, including an arrest back in February.

Sembera faces fourteen different charges, including five counts of manufacture of a controlled substance and two counts of criminal mischief.