DESTIN – A 28-year-old man who was swerving in and out of his lane was arrested after he ran a red light in front of an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

He ran the red light while the deputy was pursuing him with lights and siren activated, according to his arrest report.

When he finally stopped, the driver told the deputy that he didn’t stop because he was scared.

He was charged with fleeing and eluding, which is a felony.