Four men were arrested yesterday following an East End Drug Task Force investigation into drug sales at a Riverhead home.
Police said they recovered a “significant quantity” of heroin, as well as crack cocaine, were recovered at 13 Oakland Drive North, Riverhead.
The East End Drug Task Force had received numerous neighborhood complaints about illegal narcotics activity at the house, according to a press release issued late last night.
Joshua Georges, 37, who lives at that address, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (possession with intent to sell); one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree (heroin); one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree (crack cocaine); and one count of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia (scale).
Jerome Trent, 63, of 507 Doctors Path, was charged with: criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree (crack cocaine/heroin) and loitering in the first degree.
Mitchell Stromski, 54, of 31 Port Street, Flanders and Anthony Mincieli, 36, of 507 Doctors Path, Riverhead were each charged with loitering in the first degree.
The East End Drug Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement unit funded by the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini. The task force includes detectives, police officers and law enforcement personnel from the, Riverhead Police Department, New York State Police, Suffolk County Police Department, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office, Suffolk County Department of Probation, East Hampton Town Police Department, , Southampton Village Police Department, and Suffolk County district attorney investigators.
Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.