YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: On the lookout for a driver being pursued by Teaneck police at speeds of upwards of 100 miles an hour, New Milford police arrested another motorist on warrant and drug possession charges.
New Milford police were searching for the fleeing Mercedes when Officer Brian Carlino spotted an idling Toyota occupied by two men in a parking lot next to the Dorchester Manor Apartments off Columbia Street and Dilworth Road just after 3 a.m. yesterday.
The driver immediately handed over his license, but the passenger, 20-year-old Nicholas Frasse, declined to identify himself other than “Nick,” Carlino said.
Backups arrived and the officers ordered both men out of the car.
The 5-foot-8, 155-pound Frasse continued to be evasive and fidgety, then became argumentative before finally producing identification, they said.
He was taken into custody after a computer check turned up warrants out of Union County — as well as in three Bergen County towns.
A subsequent search at headquarters turned up three small plastic baggies of crack cocaine inside a cellphone case, police said.
Frasse remained held on $10,848 today in the Bergen County Jail.
He’s charged in New Milford with drug possession in Saddle Brook with theft and shoplifting, in Garfield with shoplifting and in Hasbrouck Heights with possession of drug paraphernalia.
MUGSHOT: Courtesy NEW MILFORD PD
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