Mr. Softee driver arrested

August 2, 2009 12:19:11 PM PDT
Police have arrested a Long Island ice cream truck driver on charges of buying illegal drugs. Nassau County police say the 22-year-old driver and two others were arraigned Sunday in First District Court in Hempstead.

The driver is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police say undercover officers saw the driver park the truck outside a home in Westbury on Saturday. They say he bought the drugs in the doorway.

Police say they found cocaine and marijuana in the truck.

Police also arrested two people at the home where police say the driver bought the drugs.

A passenger in the truck arrested for marijuana possession was given a summons to appear in court Aug. 18.


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