Ambulance Call Leads to Drug Arrest

Southampton Village Police Department.
Southampton Village Police Department. Photo credit: Brendan J. O'Reilly

When Southampton Village police were called to North Sea Road to assist Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance on January 4, officers came across a man smoking a joint laced with cocaine, according to authorities.

Police said that around noon 40-year-old Charles Bowens Jr., who was found to have more marijuana and cocaine, was arrested and charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, plus fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Bowens was remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside.

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