Edward Kratt

Man Arrested Amid Investigation Into Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Loses Bid For Drug CourtA 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.
Attorney: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Alleged Heroin Dealer Kept Stash Only For HimselfRobert 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.