Man Leads Police on DUI Pursuit

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A man was arrested after speeding away from a vehicle stop around 1:45 a.m. on Friday.

Rafael Alvarado, 22, was pulled over by police on suspicion of driving while drunk. As the officer got out of his car, Alvarado sped off.

After a pursuit by police, Alvarado crashed his car near 65th Street and Folsom Boulevard. Alvarado then took off on foot, only to be subdued by officers a short time later.

Alvarado was arrested for felony pursuit, resisting arrest, and misdemeanor DUI.

Ruben Dominguez filed this report.

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