The widening investigation into the pair of drug distribution networks took shape after patrol officers on the East End noticed “a significant upward trend” in heroin and cocaine drug busts beginning last September, the DA’s office said.
Suffolk County and federal authorities said they busted 10 suspects allegedly involved in a drug ring that trafficked heroin from New York City to...
Authorities said the alleged heroin ring distributed from New York City to upstate and LI.
The suspects allegedly sold heroin laced with an additive linked to fatal overdoses.
Investigators seized heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana, with an estimated street value of about $15,000, police said.
Nassau detectives who bought a pound of heroin in Manhasset and Great Neck ago traced it to the source in Mexico.
“Honestly, it’s hard for us to wrap our heads around the attraction to this drug,” one state lawmaker lamented.
This specific form of heroin is especially potent, officials said.
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