A Riverhead man was arrested on drug sale and possession charges yesterday at an East Main Street shopping center that has recently been the site of narcotic overdoses, according to Riverhead Town Police.
Andre M. Coach, 41, was arrested as a result of an East End Drug Task Force investigation into the area of the Riverhead Commons plaza, located at 733 East Main St., police said in a press release.
Quantities of fentanyl were recovered at the time of the arrest, according to the release.
Police said coach was charged with: criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class C felony.
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.