.

NEARBY: Bellmore Man Hid Cocaine in Mouth

A Bellmore man was arrested Tuesday morning after he was spotted acting erratically in North Bellmore.

Police said that Douglas H. Fromwiller, 48, was spotted crouching between a building and a truck near the intersection of North Jerusalem Road and Newbridge Road at 1:05 a.m. When cops approached him, he allegedly became combative and attempted to conceal crack cocaine in his mouth.

Sign up for Merrick Patch's newsletter by clicking here.

While trying to apprehend Fromwiller, both officers fell due to icy conditions. One of the officers was treated and released from a local hospital after fracturing his right hand.

Fromwiller is charged with second-degree assault, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and Resisting Arrest. He was arraigned on Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.  

MORE TOP NEWS

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something