Students: Dawn Patrol

At 5 o'clock one morning last week, 200 Suffolk County police quietly drove up to the Stony Brook campus of the State University of New York. Entering the dormitories, they pulled out 21 students—as well as eleven nonstudents found on the premises—and arrested them on charges of selling or possessing drugs. Later, eleven more youths were picked up off campus, bringing the arrest total to 43—thus making it the nation's largest campus crackdown so far on drug users.

The county police were armed with warrants based on evidence turned up by hippie-clad...

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