Police: Riverhead man accused of possessing cocaine while fleeing from officers in Hampton Bays

Southampton police say they tried to pull over 24-year-old Nykell Dean after he ran two stop signs.

News 12 Staff

Sep 3, 2023, 10:11 AM

Updated 231 days ago

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A Riverhead man is out free after police say he led officers on a chase through Hampton Bays while in possession of cocaine.
Southampton police say they tried to pull over 24-year-old Nykell Dean after he ran two stop signs. He then pulled into a driveway on Lynn Avenue, jumped out of his car and ran into the woods.
He was soon caught, but authorities say he put up a struggle.


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