Fair Lawn NJ Police Chase Ramsey NJ Man, Arrest Him for Cocaine Possession
By Travis Tormey posted in Drug Charges on Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Police approached 26-year-old Hilios Sakollari as he sat in his 2004 Nissan Xterra outside the Pathmark on Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. As the officers drew closer, Mr. Sakollari started his car and fled around the back of the supermarket and onto Maple Avenue.
Officers chased Mr. Sakollari through Fair Lawn as he went onto Route 208 north and then onto Harristown Road. Eventually, the officers pulled over Mr. Sakollari.
After Mr. Sakollari was taken into custody, officers noticed evidence of drug use. The officers found cocaine and a hypodermic needle in Mr. Sakollari’s vehicle.
Mr. Sakollari was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a hypodermic needle, eluding, and obstruction.
In New Jersey, possession of cocaine is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)(1). As set forth by the statute, possession of even a small amount of cocaine can be classified as a third degree felony. Depending on the amount of cocaine found in Mr. Sakollari’s vehicle, Mr. Sakollari could be looking at up to five (5) years in New Jersey State Prison.
After being charged, Mr. Sakollari was taken to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.
Eluding Police, Drug Charges in Fair Lawn NJ
For more information, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Ramsey Man Arrested on Drug, Eluding Charges After Leading Fair Lawn Police on Chase.“