Thomas Patterson, of Weston, Tasered after chase

Westport police say a Weston man is facing charges after leading them on a high speed chase. Police say an officer tried to pull over

Westport police say an officer tried to pull

Westport police say an officer tried to pull over Thomas Patterson for speeding just after midnight Friday.

WESTPORT - Westport police say a Weston man is facing charges after leading them on a high speed chase.

Police say an officer tried to pull over Thomas Patterson, 41, of Weston, for speeding just after midnight Friday.

They say he drove down a dead end road, then got out of the car and ran through a backyard.

Police say they had to use a Taser on Patterson and he refused to take a Breathalyzer test.

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