Drug Raid In North Sea Leads To Arrest


The East End Drug Task Force has made an arrest following an early morning drug raid on Thursday that led to the seizure of cocaine and heroin from a Locust Avenue home in North Sea.

Michael Johnson, 27, of Locust Avenue in North Sea, was arrested by members of the Task Force at 6:47 a.m. following an investigation into drug sales in the Southampton and North Sea areas, according to a press release issued by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota’s office on Thursday afternoon.

Mr. Johnson has been charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a controlled narcotic, and fourth degree criminal possession of a narcotic, all felonies, as well as seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia , and acting in a manner that can cause injury to a child, all misdemeanors. Mr. Johnson was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

“Inside the home, the East End Drug Task Force investigators seized heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills, cash, as well as scales and packaging materials,” Mr. Spota said in the release.

The East End Drug Task Force was assisted by the Southampton Town Police Emergency Services Unit, and the New York State Police K-9 unit.

Mr. Johnson is scheduled to be arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court on Friday morning.

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