arrested a man who tried to avoid police investigation after getting in a car accident.
Luis Rosales-Zarate, 24, of First St., was arrested on June 17.
According to the complaint warrant, Zarate was in a car accident and then fled the scene on foot before police arrived at the scene for investigation. When the police found him, Zarate gave a fake name and address. During the investigation, police found a folded five-dollar bill with a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine.
Zarate is charged with hindering his own apprehension, obstructing the administration of the law, and possession of cocaine.
His bail is set at $7,500. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 10 at 1:00 p.m.