Cops: Flanders man had drugs, measuring scale hidden in car

A Flanders man with a revoked license was caught with heroin, marijuana and a scale containing “cocaine residue” hidden in his sedan during a traffic stop in Flanders last Thursday, Southampton Town police said.

Clyde Blount Jr., 30, was pulled over near County Road 105 and Flanders Road about 11:10 p.m. for having a plate lamp out on his red 1996 Chrysler Concorde, according to a police report.

An officer then noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the car and searched the car. Inside, cops found a glassine envelope containing heroin under the driver’s seat as well as a bag with marijuana inside, according to a police report.

Hidden under an ashtray in the center console was the scale, police said.

Police said Mr. Blount was also wanted on an active Southampton Town court warrant for failing to pay a fine and was driving with a revoked license and without a court-required interlock device installed in his car, according to the report.

He was arrested and charged with misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed driving, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana and a slew of traffic offenses, police said.

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