Jury selection got off to a rocky start Tuesday in the arms sale trial of a former Soviet military officer known as the Merchant of Death when reporters were initially kept out of the federal courtroom.
An indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charged 37 people with multiple counts of conspiracy to smuggle and distribute massive amounts of high-grade marijuana and cocaine.
The $10-million-a-year farm was hidden inside a garage.
It is being described as the biggest indoor “home-grown” marijuana bust ever. As many as 7,000 marijuana plants — with a value of $10 million — were found in seven houses across upstate Sullivan County.
Federal prosecutors announced that 200 officers fanned through Spring Valley and elsewhere in search of 26 people accused of drug trafficking in Rockland County.
There’s a new face of heroin, and it’s expected to become one of the worst epidemics since crack cocaine. It’s called “cheese” heroin, a $2 mixed drug that’s getting teens hooked.
New Jerseyans handed in over 14,000 pounds of unused medicine during this past weekend’s Operation Take-Back.
The DEA is taking action against what it calls an epidemic, hosting the first ever nationwide prescription drug take-back program in hopes of stemming teen prescription drug abuse.
There are sites in all five boroughs of New York City, plus the northern suburbs, New Jersey, Long Island, and Connecticut.