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Cops: Man caught with heroin at sober home in Laurel

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An East Northport man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges after he was found in possession of “several bags” of heroin at a sober home in Laurel, Southold Town police said.

A Suffolk County probation officer contacted Southold Town police shortly before 7 p.m. and “asked for assistance” at the Route 25 sober home, officials said.

Brian Nielsen, 24, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, transported to police headquarters and held for arraignment, police said.

No other information about the incident was immediately available.

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