Cops: Traffic stop leads to felony drug bust in Riverhead

A traffic stop in Riverhead Friday afternoon led to the arrest of an East Quogue man on multiple drug charges, Riverhead Town police said. 

Madison Murrell, 33, was found in possession of illegal narcotics and marijuana, police said. He was stopped for a traffic violation on Segal Avenue at about 5:18 p.m., police said.

He was charged with multiple counts of felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor criminal possession of marijuana, police said. Police did not specify what kind of narcotics were found.

Mr. Murrell was arrested and transported to police headquarters for arraignment this morning.