Man Charged for Drugs, Fleeing from Officers

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HAZLETON — A man is behind bars in Luzerne County facing charges including fleeing from police and drug possession.

Officers in Hazleton said they tried to pull over Eduardo Fernandez for speeding on South Church Street Monday evening.

Police said he tried to hide his vehicle behind a motel.

Once authorities caught up with Fernandez, a search of his car yielded 43 bags of crack cocaine.