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Cops: Aquebogue man arrested for selling crack cocaine

An Aquebogue man was arrested Thursday for selling crack cocaine, Riverhead Police said in a press release. The arrest was reportedly the result of complaints over a high volume of traffic in the alleged dealer’s neighborhood.

Earl Seymore, 57, was arrested after members of the East End Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at his home on Wanda Way. Police said they recovered an undisclosed quantity of crack cocaine from inside the home.

Mr. Seymore was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and fourth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He was arraigned in Riverhead Town Justice Court Thursday and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $30,000 cash bail, according to police.

The East End Drug Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement unit funded by the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota. The task force includes detectives, police officers and law enforcement personnel from the New York State Police, Suffolk County Police Department, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office, Suffolk County Department of Probation, Southampton Town Police Department, Riverhead Police Department, East Hampton Town Police Department, Easthampton Village Police Department, Southampton Village Police Department, Sag Harbor Village Police Department, Southold Police Department and Suffolk County District Attorney investigators.