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Cops report drug arrest after traffic stop

Taequan Booker Photo: Riverhead Police

Riverhead Police arrested a man on drug charges yesterday shortly after 4 p.m. following a traffic stop on Hubbard Avenue.

Police said a passenger in the vehicle, Taequan Booker, no age or address information provided by police, had an active NYPD warrant.

Booker was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and a digital scale. He was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, and criminal use of drug paraphernalia in the second degree, according to police.

Booker was processed and remanded to the Suffolk County jail on $50,000 bail, police said.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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