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Robert Vineberg is arraigned on drug charges Feb. 5, 2014.  (Credit: Pool)

Man Arrested Amid Investigation Into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Loses Bid For Drug Court

A Manhattan judge turned down Robert Vineberg’s request Wednesday that would put the case in the hands of a drug court that emphasizes treatment instead of punishment.

03/26/2014

Robert Vineberg is arraigned on drug charges on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Police are investigating whether Vineberg and two other suspects may have supplied late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman with drugs. (Credit: Pool)

Attorney: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Alleged Heroin Dealer Kept Stash Only For Himself

Robert Vineberg is charged with possessing heroin with the intent to sell. The 57-year-old was arrested as police followed leads after Hoffman’s Feb. 2 death in an apparent heroin overdose.

02/14/2014