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DA: Suspected dealer nabbed in Hamptons drug raid

Illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine were seized Thursday in a raid of a North Sea home that led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer, prosectors said.

The East End Drug Task Force raided 14 Locust Ave. and executed a search warrant that "was the result of an investigation into drug sales activity in the Southampton, North Sea area," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said in a news release.

Southampton Town Police Emergency Services Unit and the State Police K-9 unit assisted task force member agencies in the raid, authorities said. The task force is a multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement unit financed by the Suffolk district attorney's office.

"Inside the home . . . investigators seized heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills, cash, as well as scales and packaging materials," Spota said in the release.

Michael Johnson, 27, who lives at the address, was arrested on multiple drug possession charges, prosectors said. He was to be arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court.

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