Nassau Police Arrest Couple During Heroin Transaction in Seaford; Two Year Old Son in Back Seat of Vehicle
October 1, 2014
(Nassau LI) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of two people for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of a Child from an incident that occurred on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 9:21 pm in Seaford.
According to Narcotics Vice Bureau detectives, officers observed defendants Sharod Certain, 21, of 314 Fulton Street, West Babylon and Kaleya Robinson, 22, of 135 Noble Street, Brentwood arrive at the corner of Jackson and Condit Street in a 2010 Toyota Corolla and sell an undetermined amount of a substance believed to be heroin to another individual.
Nassau Police file photo by Christopher Boyle.
The couple’s two year old son was seated in the back seat of the vehicle. Officers were able to place the defendants under arrest at the scene without further incident. The child was released to a family member. Subsequent to the arrest, 13 bags of heroin and a gravity knife were found inside the automobile.
Defendants Certain and Robinson are being charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. They were scheduled to be arraigned September 30, 2014 at First District Court, Hempstead.
The fact that a suspect is being charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Suspects are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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