A Port Chester man stopped by police for speeding and going through a red light was charged with drunken driving and resisting arrest, according to Port Chester police.
Pedro Alejandro Olivares, 37, or 391 Irving Ave., was arrested after a 3:06 a.m. incident on Friday. Police said he was seen driving a white Nissan at a high rate of speed on Irving Avenue and then making a left turn going through a red light.
When a village officer tried to stop the car, police said, Olivares drove off and tried to elude the police officer. Olivares pulled into a parking lot on Westchester Avenue and police said he then slumped down in his car in an attempt to hide.
However, police said Olivares was quickly found and a village officer found Olivares to be intoxicated.
While questiong Olivares, police said the man told a village officer "I'm going home" and he started walking away. Police said Olivares then pushed the village officer and struggled with the officer.
Olivares was subdued and arrested on a charges of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, police said. The village police officer was not injured in the incident, but Olivares complained of a cut on one of his fingers. He was taken to Greenwich Hospital for treatment.
Olivares was released by police pending a Port Chester Village Court hearing.