A suspected drug dealer who once dragged a cop with his car in Times Square was arrested again Monday for an incident in which he fled from DEA task force agents in a BMW on the Upper East Side and nearly hit a young woman with a dog.
Officials released surveillance video of Arfhy “Coyote” Santos in a BMW X6 hopping onto the sidewalk on Park Avenue near 97th Street and narrowly missing the pedestrian Aug. 16, 2019, before then speeding off.
Moments before jumping the curb, the 20 year old struck an emergency vehicle and almost hit a law-enforcement officer, authorities said.
Agents had tried to pull Santos over as part of narcotics investigation — but instead of slowing down, he sped off and was on the lam for three months.
The city’s Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor said Santos was allegedly trying to unload two kilos of fake cocaine when the agents intervened.
He had been on the lam since the August incident and was finally arrested at a Bronx nightclub Monday morning with three pounds of marijuana.
Santos is awaiting arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges related to the August incident, including reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an incident without reporting and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also faces second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
The speed demon has a lengthy history of reckless driving.
In January 2018, he was in a black Mercedes Benz C63 allegedly doing burnouts in Times Square when he repeatedly struck a cop who tried to pull him over.
In 2016, he was busted for running a dozen red lights in Washington Heights and nearly hitting police officers and at least six pedestrians, who were forced to jump out of way to escape harm.
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