Suffolk County Police have arrested a Deer Park barber shop owner on drug and counterfeiting charges following a raid at the shop

In response to numerous complaints from members of the community, officers from the First Precinct Crime Section and Community Oriented Police Enforcement (COPE), along with members of the Town of Babylon Quality of Life Task Force, raided Razor’s Edge, located at 207 Bay Shore Road, on June 23.

The shop’s owner, Lawrence Johnson, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree and Aggravated Harassment 2 nd Degree. He was also charged with Trademark Counterfeiting and Failure to Disclose the Origin of Recordings after he was found in possession of a large quantity of counterfeit DVDs and CDs.

The Town of Babylon Building Department condemned the building as an unsafe structure and posted signs on the building forbidding entry.

Johnson, 31, of Deer Park , will be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip . A criminal charge is an accusation.

A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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