Police: Alleged drug dealer hits detective, rams 3 patrol cars

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CENTEREACH -

A detective and three patrol cars were hit during a suspected drug deal in Centereach, officials say.

According to police, Paul Sommer sped off when the officers approached his car in a parking lot on Middle Country Road around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sommer later hit two other police cars trying to stop him before being arrested.

The detective who was outside of his car when he was hit wasn't seriously hurt.

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