Cops: Man chased down, charged with DWI

09/20/2013 12:40 PM |

SoutholdPD Sign - Summer - 600Police said they chased down a Mattituck man early Friday morning after he attempted to flee on foot after being caught driving drunk.

According to Southold Town Police, 45-year-old Kevin Cierach was arrested after police attempted to stop him while driving on Deep Hole Road in Mattituck around 3:30 a.m.

Police pulled him over for failing to stay in his lane of travel and failing to signal when taking a turn. When he was stopped, he reportedly fled from the car and was taken into custody shortly thereafter after a short foot pursuit.

Cops charged him with DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, both misdemeanors.