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Police: Brooklyn man sold cocaine to undercover cops in Elmont

Trevor Torres, 26, of Brooklyn, was arrested Wednesday,

Trevor Torres, 26, of Brooklyn, was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, and charged with possession of drugs after he allegedly sold cocaine to undercover detectives in Elmont, police said. The alleged transaction occurred after he was contacted by detectives through Craigslist as part of a narcotics investigation, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A Brooklyn man sold cocaine Wednesday to undercover detectives in Elmont, Nassau County police said.

Trevor Torres, 26, of 288 Vermont St., was contacted by detectives through Craigslist as part of a narcotics investigation and agreed to sell an undisclosed amount of cocaine, police said.

Detectives set up a meeting Wednesday on Locustwood Boulevard, and "when the defendant arrived . . . he was in possession of cocaine and placed under arrest without incident," according to a news release.

Torres was arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead on a charge of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

He was ordered held on $4,000 bond, or $2,000 cash bail. He is due to return to court Monday.

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