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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Wednesday December 4th, 2019 :: 02:54 p.m. PST


The driver of a stolen vehicle fleeing from deputies loses control on the freeway and is ejected from the vehicle

DATE/TIME: December 4, 2019 / 9:18 pm

INCIDENT: Evading a Peace Officer, Vehicle Theft, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

LOCATION: Bear Valley Road and San Dimas Street, Victorville

SUSPECT: Robert Jordan Silvas, 30-year old San Bernardino resident

SUMMARY: On December 3, 2019, Deputy D. Rapisardi, with the Victorville Police Department, located a vehicle stopped in the middle of a residential street, with its lights off. As the deputy drove up to the vehicle the driver sped away quickly and ran a stop sign. A traffic stop was attempted at Bear Valley and Topaz. The driver failed to yield, and a pursuit was initiated.

The driver, later identified as Robert Jordan Silvas, continued to drive erratically and entered the southbound 15 Freeway. He lost control of the vehicle, causing it to rollover on the freeway. Silvas was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover and airlifted to a nearby hospital. His condition is not known at this time. The female passenger in the vehicle with Silvas was not injured

During the investigation, deputies discovered the vehicle had been stolen from a residence in Victorville. Silvas is facing charges for evading a Peace Officer, vehicle theft, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy D. Rapisardi at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171910726

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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