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Bellmore Man Found With Cocaine on East Meadow Border

Douglas H. Fromwiller, 48, charged with second-degree assault, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.

A Bellmore man was arrested Tuesday morning after he was seen acting erratically and found with cocaine in his mouth on the border of East Meadow and North Bellmore, authorities said.

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 was charged with second-degree assault, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.

Brent M. February 13, 2013 at 12:19 PM
Real smart.. put the cocaine in your mouth... fool! Good, clean up the trash and lock him up!!!
robert February 13, 2013 at 07:13 PM
What a useless moron! 48 years old. These idiots never grow up. Too bad that he wasn't crushed between a bldg. and a truck. It would have been a better story and we would be rid of him. Ok, bleeding hearts, you can tell me what a bad person I am now.
outsider February 20, 2013 at 09:46 PM
Brent and Robert, karma is a female dog.
Brent M. February 20, 2013 at 10:01 PM
LOL.. WHat does that mean????
Brent M. February 21, 2013 at 10:20 PM
Think Thursday is Taco Night at the Jail!! ENJOY!!!!
eric March 19, 2013 at 10:35 PM
He has problems that maybe jail won't solve, he needs a program
Brent M. March 20, 2013 at 01:55 AM
Sure.. a mandatory program after JAIL and civil restitution sounds good!!!!!!!

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