Gary Valdez Lynch was due in court this week.  Lynch is accused of attempting to run over an officer in a stolen vehicle and then leading officers on a high speed chase.

Lynch is being charged with aggravated assault against a public servant which is a first degree felony.  If found guilty Lynch could receive any where from five to 99 years or life in prison.

His evading arrest charge carries a maximum sentence if convicted up to 10 years in prison. The use of an unauthorized vehicle could carry up to two years in the state jail.

29 year-old Lynch will go to trial on March 20, 2017 in the Hunt County District Court.

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