A Riverhead man was arrested Wednesday after police said he was found to have crack cocaine, marijuana and a gun in his car and resisted arrest.
According to Riverhead Town Police, a report came in about loud music coming from a Doctors Path apartment. Officers and a K-9 unit responded; police said one officer located a parked car in the corner of the parking lot.
A strong smell of marijuana was wafting from the car, police said; further investigation revealed a burnt marijuana cigarette in the car as well as one ounce of powdered and crack cocaine found on Willie E. Hopkins, 35, of Riverhead, police said.
Also located in the glove box was a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun, police said.
Police said Hopkins, who resisted arrest, was subdued; he was charged with six felony charges, including criminal possession of a firearm, criminal possession of a weapon, and four charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance. He also was charged with three misdemeanor charges, including criminal use of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. He was also charged with marijuana possession, a violation, police said.
He was taken to the Riverhead police department and held for arraignment in Riverhead Justice Court and remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility.