East Hampton man arrested in cocaine-ring probe

Moshe A. Stephens, 32, of East Hampton, faces

Moshe A. Stephens, 32, of East Hampton, faces two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance after his arrest at his home on Thursday, March 13, 2014, East Hampton Town police said. Authorities said he was charged in connection with an ongoing investigation into East End cocaine distribution. Photo Credit: East Hampton PD

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A 32-year-old East Hampton man was arrested Thursday, charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with an ongoing investigation into East End cocaine distribution, authorities said.

Moshe A. Stephens, of 166 Accabonac Rd., faces two counts of third-degree criminal sale after his arrest at his home at 1:28 p.m., East Hampton Town police said. Police said the arrest was made in conjunction with the Suffolk County district attorney's office East End Drug Task Force.

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Stephens was arraigned Friday in East Hampton Town Justice Court and held without bail.

Meanwhile, police are asking anyone with information about the case to call detectives at 631-537-7575. All calls will remain confidential.

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