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Police: Southampton man busted on drug charges


A Southampton man was arrested on drug charges after he was pulled over while driving on Riverside Drive yesterday.

According to Riverhead Police, 40-year-old Matthew Pittman was stopped on Riverside Drive at about 6:30 p.m. for vehicle and traffic violations and a further investigation revealed he was in possession of crack cocaine.

Mr. Pittman was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and the fourth degree. He was transported to police headquarters.