Police Find Drugs on Man During Foot Chase in Lebanon


State police found cocaine and oxycodone on a man who led police on a foot chase late Wednesday afternoon in Lebanon when they tried to arrest him.

Eric Hunter is facing multiple narcotics charges and a charge of interfering with an officer after police attempted to serve him three outstanding arrest warrants and he fled troopers, state police said.

Police chased him for a quarter mile. When they apprehended him, they found multiple bags of cocaine and a bag of oxycodone, also known as Percoset, on him.

State police from Troop K barracks in Colchester and Lebanon's resident trooper arrested hunter at about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, charging him with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and interfering with a police officer.

State police held Hunter on a $45,300 bond. He was scheduled to appear in Norwich Superior Court on Thursday.

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