Coke Suspect Wanted by FBI Nabbed on North Fork


A suspect wanted on federal cocaine dealing charges was apprehended following a traffic stop in Cutchogue over the weekend, authorities said.

Southold Town Police officers stopped a vehicle for a violation on Route 25 at 1:42 a.m. Sunday when he found one of the passengers had an FBI warrant out for his arrest, police said.

The passenger, 31-year-old Benard Soto of Brooklyn, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine.


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Soto was held at Southampton police headquarters before being transferred to the FBI.

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