Man faces charges after police said he did cocaine on a car


AUSTINTOWN — A man faces drug charges after police said they found him snorting cocaine off the back of a car early Friday morning.

An officer observed three men near a Cadillac behind a Mahoning Avenue bar at 1:05 a.m. Friday.

He reported hearing someone say, “Cops!” and two men fled leaving one to brush off the trunk of the car.

A white powder residue tested positive for cocaine, according to the police report.

Police searched Anthony McCormick, 27, of Mahoning Avenue and found two bags of cocaine, a cut straw and a half-smoked marijuana cigarette, the report said.

McCormick was charged with drug abuse cocaine, drug abuse marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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