Cops: Hampton Bays man charged with possession of controlled substance

A 42-year-old Hampton Bays man was arrested in Southold Friday night for possession of hydrocodone pills without a prescription, Southold Town police said. 

Stephen Greenberg was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, police said.

Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Route 25 in Southold at about 10:35 p.m. Mr. Greenberg was the driver of the car, police said, and during the investigation police discovered he was in possession of the pills.

He was transported to police headquarters and released on cash bail.