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Milford Beacon
  • Harrington man accused of pedaling with crack

  • A 31-year-old Harrington man is facing drug charges after police stopped him while he was riding a bicycle on Saturday.
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  • A 31-year-old Harrington man is facing drug charges after police stopped him while he was riding a bicycle on Saturday.
    An officer saw Gavin Hill nearly get struck by a vehicle after riding his bicycle into traffic on Clark Street near Howard Dill Avenue about 9:45 p.m., according to Harrington Police Department spokesman Lt. Earl Brode.
    The officer stopped Hill’s bicycle, which was not equipped with a light, and reportedly noticed him drop crumpled napkin onto the ground.
    Brode said the officer picked up the napkin, which contained about a gram of crack cocaine.
    Hill is charged with possessing or consuming a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, littering on a highway, possession of drug paraphernalia, disregarding a traffic control device and operating a bicycle at night without a lamp.
    Hill later was released on a $1,475 unsecured bond, Brode said.
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