Photo: Denise Civiletti

A Riverside man is facing multiple drug charges after a police raid at his home early this morning, Southampton Town Police announced in a press release.

Moses Bullock

Moses Bullock, 46, of 17A Vail Avenue, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, a class “B” felony; Criminal Possession of a Weapon the third degree, a class “D” felony; two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree, a class “A” misdemeanor; Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree, a class ”A” misdemeanor and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the second degree, a violation, according to the press release.

Southampton Town Police community response unit and detective division, along with a N.Y. State Police K-9 unit, executed a search warrant at Bullock’s home this morning, after an “extensive investigation” revealed Bullock was using his residence to distribute crack cocaine, police said.

During the search, police recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, a drug scale, brass knuckles, and over $6,700 cash.

Bullock was arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court this afternoon where he was remanded to the Suffolk County correctional facility, police said.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Southampton Town Police detective division.

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

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Denise Civiletti
Denise is a veteran local reporter, editor, attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including investigative reporting and writer of the year awards from the N.Y. Press Association. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website.Email Denise.