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Richard Shoop, who police say killed himself in the Garden State Mall after opening fire. (credit: Handout)

Police: Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman Had Been Busted Selling ‘Molly’

Police in Hackensack, N.J., announced Tuesday that a gunman who opened fire at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus last fall had sold the club drug Molly to an undercover officer 10 days earlier.

02/25/2014

Sheepshead Bay Drug Ring Defendants

Police Bust Alleged Drug Ring That Halted Operations For Shabbat

Police have busted up an alleged ring of drug dealers who allegedly had been selling heroin, oxycodone and other drugs in southern Brooklyn – but had been shutting down operations every Friday evening to observe Shabbat.

09/10/2013

FBI Agent

FBI Accuses 8 Of Running Drug Ring In Belmont Section Of The Bronx

FBI SWAT teams swooped down on a rundown rowhouse in the Bronx on Wednesday, arresting eight people accused of being involved in regular drug sales in the neighborhood.

08/14/2013

Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun Bust

2 Arrested In Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun, Drug Bust

Police this week arrested two Brooklyn men after finding firearms and stashes of heroin and crack cocaine in their Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment.

05/25/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Drug Bust On Staten Island Nets 19

The suspects are charged with turning the South Shore of the Island into a veritable supermarket for drugs, with everything from oxycodone pills to cocaine and LSD for sale.

02/16/2012

New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow and Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes announce arrests in Paterson drug sweep (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Authorities Take Down Major Paterson Drug Distribution Network

New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow says a yearlong investigation into gang activity in Paterson has resulted in more than 170 arrests.

06/23/2011

Suspect in custody after drug bust in Rockville Centre (credit: CBS 2)

Early-Morning Drug Bust Nets 14 On Long Island

Police descended on an apartment complex on Old Mill Court in the Town of Rockville Centre in a pre-dawn drug bust and raid.

06/01/2011

NYPD Officer Acquitted In Corruption Case

A New York City police officer has been acquitted of corruption charges linked to drug busts. NYPD Officer Julio Alvarez was cleared Friday by a judge in Brooklyn.

01/08/2011

NYPD: Columbia University Coke, LSD, Pot Ring Busted

Did the high cost of college tuition encourage a group of Columbia University students to deal drugs? Walking with their heads hanging low, five students were arrested Tuesday.

12/07/2010

Authorities seized nearly 30 pounds of heroin, worth about $6.5 million, and about 250,000 glassine envelopes, at what they call a heroin packaging mill just two blocks from Times Square.

Prosecutor: Heroin Mill Found Near Times Square

Authorities say a newly renovated apartment two blocks from Times Square was being used as a major heroin-packaging mill to process millions of dollars’ worth of the drug for sale.

11/11/2010