Police: Task Force Bust Results in Four Marijuana-Related Arrests

Police charge three Greenport men and one Laurel man with numerous drug-related offences.

The following information was supplied by the A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.

Members of the East End Drug Task Force arrested three Greenport residents and one Laurel man on several drug-related charges this week.

During the early morning hours of Sept.14, a search warrant was executed at the residence of Thomas Reed, 66, and Ernestine Reed, 55, on South Street inGreenport. A quantity of marijuana and a large sum of money were recovered, police said. Each is charged with one count of fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. The search warrant was carried out with the assistance of the Suffolk County Police Emergency Services Unit, Southold Town Police Officers and Detectives, and the Southold Town Police K-9 Unit.

On Sept. 12, Akele Lewis, 22, of 7355 Main Road, Laurel, was arrested and charged with two felony and two misdemeanor counts of criminal sale of marijuana, police said. Lewis is alleged to have made the sales in both the Riverhead and Southold areas. Khaliq Hassan, 29, whose last known address is 540 Main Street in Greenport, was arrested for two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, police said. Police had been seeking Hassan since early spring of 2011, but he was able to evade capture until he was located in Pennsylvania earlier this month.

The East End Drug Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement unit funded by the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota. The task force includes detectives, police officers, and law enforcement personnel from the New York State Police, the Suffolk County Police Department, District Attorney Detective-Investigators, Suffolk County Department of Probation, Riverhead Police Department, East Hampton Town Police Department, East Hampton Village Police Department, Southampton Village Police Department, Southampton Town Police Department, Southold Police Department, and the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office.

Kenneth Mac Alpin September 23, 2012 at 05:54 PM
again why is peter and diane allen of 24 wintergreen in coram still selling heroin to and molesting under age kids?


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