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Police: Bay Shore man found with over 10 ounces of cocaine after resisting arrest on Sunrise Highway

Police say they stopped Lester Franco, 29, in Bohemia on the Sunrise Highway last week on suspicion of DWI.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2022, 12:33 AM

Updated 674 days ago

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A Bay Shore man is facing multiple drug charges after resisting arrest during a traffic stop.
Police say they stopped Lester Franco, 29, in Bohemia on the Sunrise Highway last week on suspicion of DWI.
Instead of talking to officers, Franco resisted arrest and fled from the police.
They were able to track him down and take him into custody.
That's when police say they found over 10 ounces of cocaine, plastic bags and a scale in the car.


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