According to police, on Friday around 10:30 p.m., units responded to a residence on Winslow Place for a report of a possible intoxicated person sitting inside of a vehicle.
At the scene, units found Byron Pierce behind the wheel.
Police said Pierce resisted arrest and injured officers.
Pierce was charged with assault of public safety personnel, interfering/resisting arrest, and breach of peace.
Cheshire's Superintendent of Schools has confirmed with News 8 that Pierce is a Visual Arts teacher in the school district.
The officers were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
WEB EXTRA: Read the letter that Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey F. Solan sent to parents following Pierce's arrest:
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