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New York Mets great arrested on cocaine possession charges

Back in the day, it was a short trip from Kew Gardens to Shea Stadium in order to see the New York Mets play. One of the best and brightest reasons to make the jaunt in the 1980s was Dwight “Doc” Gooden. Along with slugger Darryl Strawberry, Gooden led a Mets resurgence that culminated in their seven-game World Series triumph over the Boston Red Sox in 1986.

Man in New York faces drug possession charges

A man from out of state has been arrested in Jamestown and charged with a variety of drug-related offenses, according to local sources. New York State Police confirmed the arrest of the 33-year-old on Dec. 30 for drug possession, following what has been described as a routine traffic stop. The man is currently being held in a county jail in advance of a trial date. It is unknown whether he has retained criminal defense counsel. 

Doctor in New York faces drug crime charge

A doctor best known for working to combat drug addiction has been surprisingly charged with importing drugs to the United States. The western New York doctor was arrested on Dec. 18 after an investigation into his alleged activities. The man now faces a drug crime charge of importing a controlled substance and, if he is found guilty, could face a million-dollar fine and up to 20 years in a federal prison. 

2 New York residents face drug crime charges

Two people were arrested following a "no-knock" search warrant in Chenango County the morning of Dec. 17, according to police reports. The New York State Police coordinated with Norwich City Police to stage the sting, which was predicated by a long and involved investigation into local drug crime. Both individuals have been arraigned and are being held by authorities pending a trial. 

15 charged with drug crime in New York, warrants for 7 more

Some 22 people have been arrested and charged with drug crimes following a nearly year-long investigation in Yonkers, according to local sources. New York police targeted a number of suspected drug dealers in the sting operation, many of whom were arrested on the morning of Dec. 6. The drug crime charges filed against these individuals are varied, and could result in jail time if convictions are secured. 

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