And after they pulled him over, they also found he had 15 bags of heroin, police said.
Jerimiah Domingos, 32, of 14 Huxly Lane, was driving a 2005 Mercedes east on Linden Street around 3:10 p.m. when police said they saw him texting on his cell phone, a traffic violation.
During the traffic stop, police said they found Domingos had a switchblade and the bags of heroin.
Domingos is charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and illegally using a portable electronic device. He was expected to be arraigned Wednesday in First District Court in Hempstead.