Paphos police are investigating a case of dangerous and reckless driving, driving under the influence of drugs on a suspended licence.
According to a police announcement, officers on patrol observed a car driving at a high speed on Alexandrou Papagou street in Paphos at 9.10pm on Sunday.
They followed the vehicle while the driver, a 27-year-old man, tried to escape and jumped a red light.
Shortly after he was stopped and subjected to a narcotest, for which he tested positive.
The man, who was arrested, was also driving without insurance while his licence had been suspended.
After he was charged he was released pending an appearance in court.