Driver charged with coke possession

Asleep At The Wheel




A man taking a snooze in parked car was packing cocaine, police say.

Southold Town Police said the smell of marijuana prompted them to approach a car parked on Oregon Road in Cutchogue on Saturday, May 4. They said they found Nicholas DiSalvo, 26, of Riverhead peacefully asleep in the vehicle.

He was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana; but police said they also found a quantity of cocaine as well. That led to a possession charge and a trip to court on a future date, DiSalvo posted $100 bail.

A Greenport man reported around 3:39 AM on May 6 that a man in a hooded sweatshirt was on the front porch of his home. Police arrived to the scene and found another Greenport man, intoxicated and sleeping on the porch. They escorted him to his nearby residence.

rmurphy@indyeastend.com