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Cops: Shirley man accused of selling crack in Southampton

A Shirley man has been jailed on a charge he sold crack, Southampton Town police said Tuesday.

Maurice Henderson, 24, was arrested Friday at his home on a felony charge of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, police said.

Henderson's arrest is part of an ongoing investigation related to drug sales in the town, police spokeswoman Sgt. Susan Ralph said.

Henderson sold crack in the town some time in February of last year, said Ralph, who did not have any other details.

The investigation into drug sales in Southampton is being headed by the Suffolk County District Attorney's East End Drug Task Force, which includes members of the town police department, Ralph said.

Henderson was arraigned Saturday and is being held on $500 bail.

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