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Westport Police: 'Aggressive' Driver Faces DUI Charge

Hesham El Sayed
Hesham El Sayed Photo Credit: Westport Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. -- A driver who was speeding without his headlights on in Westport was arrested on drunken driving charges this weekend, according to police.

An officer on patrol noticed a car driving "extremely aggressively" on Riverside Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police said. The car was traveling at a high rate of speed, without headlamps or tail lamps illuminated, and was left of center, according to police.

The officer was able to catch up to the car and stopped it in the driveway of 105 Riverside Ave. The officer approached the driver, 32-year-old Hesham El Sayed of Westport, who became extremely argumentative, police said. The officer could immediately detect the odor of alcohol, according to police.

Standard field sobriety tests were attempted, but El Sayed refused to comply with instructions, according to police. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, failure to drive int eh proper lane and failure to illuminate headlights.

He was processed and released on a $500 bond with a court date of March 15.

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