Massachusetts state police say a Boston man is facing charges after drunkenly speeding away from police in Brookline early Monday morning.
Police received a call around 3:10 a.m. that two people appeared to be passed out in a vehicle on Route 9 near Chestnut Hill.
The vehicle was located and the driver sped away, clipping the side of the officer’s boot with the wheel. The officer was not injured.
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The car was stopped at Newton Street and Goddard Circle and Adrian Rivera, 29, was arrested on charges of OUI, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and negligent operation.
He was held on $2,500 bail.
It’s not clear when he’ll appear in court or if he has an attorney.