Cops: Riverhead man had drugs on Shelter Island


A Riverhead man was allegedly caught with drugs on Shelter Island earlier this month and is now facing a possession charge, though the type of drugs was not specified in a Shelter Island police statement.

Michael Lafreniere, 26, was arrested about 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6, following a Shelter Island police investigation, according to the statement.

He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, police said. He was released on $500 cash bail and issued a future date in Shelter Island Justice Court.