A recent raid on a Long Island home resulted in the arrests of six people. Police seized a number of drugs, including cocaine and $60,000 in cash. Police had four search warrants to try to nab the suspects in connection with the alleged New York drug crime. The arrests came after a lengthy narcotics investigation.
Ten people are facing charges over a million-dollar drug ring. The drug charges stem from a ring allegedly operating out of the Bronx. Police said the suspects had been under surveillance during the time they allegedly sold more than 6,500 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $22 million. The time frame, cops said, was between March 2016 to October 2017.
Seventeen people were arrested on drug charges for operating a drug ring that transported heroin and cocaine on airplanes from a western state to New York. According to prosecutors, the drug crime pumped the drugs through Kennedy International Airport. From there, drugs went to major dealers not only in New York but also to other major cities in the United States.
Two New York brothers are facing a number of charges after police recently stopped their vehicle for running a red light. The men, ages 29 and 32, have been charged with drug possession and a number of other felonies after police searched their vehicle and found pills and marijuana on board. Police said they made the search after talking with the pair and finding their behavior suspicious.
A man and a woman are facing federal charges for allegedly trying to sell designer drugs, including synthetic opioid apparently much stronger than morphine. The drug charges culminated from an investigation that included a raid on a high-end condominium in Long Island City. Law enforcement authorities believed a synthetic drug lab was being operated out of the New York City waterfront apartment complex. At the same time, another raid was taking place in an adjacent state near the home of the woman also facing drug crime charges.
A 21-year-old man is facing numerous charges after a recent traffic stop on an interstate highway in Allegany County. Police say the New York state resident was allegedly operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs when stopped for a vehicle and traffic violation. During the investigation, drug paraphernalia was apparently found in the vehicle along with brass knuckles – illegal in New York state. According to the Sheriff's office, the suspect was stopped by the STOP DWI Unit.
Buying or selling drugs in the state of New York is never a wise decision. Penalties for a drug crime can range from fines and/or probation to significant time in prison if someone is convicted. Recently, six men from Brooklyn and Queen were arrested on charges of heroin trafficking following an investigation that last over two years.
Officials in New York have recently reported the arrests of several people for a variety of alleged drug charges. The charges stem from an investigation of a reported overdose death nine months ago. According to authorities, the probe resulted in the discovery of a supposed trafficking ring involving several narcotics.
A trip to the airport in New York can be a harrowing experience at the best of times. It is even more unpleasant for passengers who are stopped or detained. Airport security officers can be domineering and unpleasant, but that does not mean they have the right to all of the information they are requesting.
Imagine heading out of town to go hit the beach with some of your friends. You were looking forward to a nice weekend getaway, soaking up the sun and enjoying a good party. However, before you even made it out of the city, a police officer pulled you over and your weekend was interrupted by an arrest for drug possession. The law enforcement officers searched your vehicle and found marijuana, but was the search and seizure legal?