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Police: Bellmore Man Hid Cocaine in Mouth

(Credit: NCPD)
(Credit: NCPD)
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.

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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.  

This is a breaking news story. Patch will provide more information as it's made available.

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Nancy Moniodes February 13, 2013 at 09:58 AM
How sad and I hope the Officers are doing better and are up and around again. Thank you for being there for our town:):)
FedUpRealist February 13, 2013 at 02:04 PM
Now this piece of human excrement will get a free lawyer, 3 hots and a cot -all at taxpayers expense...The world is TOO crowded to have scumbags like this running around...Too bad he didn't swallow the crack and have a heart attack...Too harsh?...Don't think so...Those who do, maybe you could be his next victim...I bet you'd sing my tune then!
Jfabez February 13, 2013 at 03:08 PM
Darn crackheads...
randy February 16, 2013 at 01:10 AM
looks like he got what he deserved
Michael Ganci (Editor) February 18, 2013 at 09:20 PM
@Richard- Please refrain from inappropriate language. Thank you. MG

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