Telferner Man arrested after leading deputy on chase

A Telferner man is in custody after fleeing a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.

Fifty seven year old Rudolph Ortiz failed to stop after a deputy attempted to pull him over on Depot Street in Telferner. Ortiz lead the officer on a one mile chase with his ten year old grandson inside of the car.

Once Ortiz finally stopped, the deputy found marijuana, methamphetamine and Xanax inside of the car and home. Ortiz was arrested and charged with the manufacture of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, evading arrest with a vehicle and endangering a child.

Ortiz is currently being held at the Victoria County Jail on a $75,000 dollar bond.

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