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Suffolk Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Long Island Overdose, Police Say

Charles Carter
Charles Carter Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

A 32-year-old Long Island man has been arrested in connection with a fatal overdose.

Charles Carter, of Amityville, was arrested during a drug overdose investigation that occurred in Farmingdale on Friday, Feb. 5, around 11:15 pm in Farmingdale, said the Nassau County Police.

According to detectives, an investigation into a fatal overdose of a Nassau County resident led to the arrest of Carter, who initially resisted arrest, but was eventually placed into custody.

Carter was charged with:

  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Criminal sale of a controlled substance
  • Obstructing governmental administration
  • Resisting arrest. 

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