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Tonawanda man arrested for speeding wrong way on a Buffalo street

A 49-year-old Town of Tonawanda man was arrested on Grant Street and his SUV was impounded by Buffalo police about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said John Cordova was initially confronted on Pooley Place about a possible traffic infraction when he sped off going the wrong way on Pooley until he was stopped on Grant St.

He was charged with unlawfully fleeing police in a motor vehicle, second-degree obstructing governmental administration. reckless driving and a number of Vehicle and Traffic infractions. His 2002 SUV was impounded by police.