N.Y. Man Arrested On Crack Charges After Foot Chase In Bangor
Police on Monday arrested a New York man and charged him with trafficking in crack cocaine.
Tylee Felder, 21, of Brooklyn charged with Class “A” Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (cocaine base). The charge was upgraded to aggravated because of the amount of drugs seized.
Police apprehended Felder after receiving information that a man would be arriving in the city by bus with crack cocaine for re-distribution in the Bangor. Police identified the suspect as he got off an 8:30 p.m. bus on Union Street.
As agents approached and identified themselves, the suspect ran from the bus station along Union Street toward Godfrey Blvd, according to police.
After a ¼ mile foot pursuit, Bangor police apprehended the man. Just before being apprehended, the man was seen throwing something onto the side of the road, which turned out to be a bag containing approximately two ounces of crack cocaine . The street value of the drugs seized is $6,000.
Felder is being held at the Penobscot County Jail on $15,000 cash bail