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Police Bust Cocaine Sale in Northport

Police said a drug dealer was caught during a sale in a CVS parking lot.

Matthew Higgins, of Mineola, was arrested in Northport Jan. 22 on a charge of criminal sale of a controleld substance. Credit: Northport Police Department.
Matthew Higgins, of Mineola, was arrested in Northport Jan. 22 on a charge of criminal sale of a controleld substance. Credit: Northport Police Department.

Northport Police say that they caught a drug dealer in the act last week while observing a cocaine sale in a CVS parking lot.

After recieving intelligence from a previous arrest, police observed Matthew Higgins, of Mineola, operating a 2008 BMW as he pulled into a parking lot at CVS Jan. 22 around 10:30 p.m. to meet a buyer.

Upon observance of the sale, officers approached the vehicle and took those involved into custody, police said. In their search, police uncovered the cocaine, as well as a small quantity of marijuana and a packet of Suboxone in his wallet. 

Higgins was arrested and charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Wilmer January 28, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Fake? Ask owen hart if its fake. your named after tyson chicken cuz thats what you are...CHICKEN!
Spectr0 January 31, 2014 at 02:46 AM
Yay, I welcome all troublesome activity. This town eeds more reasons for it's annoying residents to complain.
knee jerk February 01, 2014 at 09:08 AM
Looks like Ferris Buehler after his day off.

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