Justin Adamo, 34, sold heroin and fentanyl to a woman who later died of an overdose, according to the Suffolk DA.

A Flanders man is facing felony drug charges following a traffic stop in East Quogue.

Justin Adamo, 33, was stopped for traffic infractions on Feb. 17 and found to be in possession of a large quantity of heroin and cocaine, Southampton Town Police said in a press release.

He was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, and criminal possession of a controlled substance fourth degree, all felonies, police said. He was also charged with traffic violations, according to the report.

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.

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