One of the defendants, Darcy Copeland, allegedly ran a heroin distribution ring based in Monticello, New York, despite being in prison for the past year.
They had been starved and tortured, prosecutors said. They’re now recovering in the hands of the ASPCA.
Nassau County and Freeport police said they worked together on this case as part of the Long Island heroin initiative.
The mother-duo face several drug charges for allegedly selling heroin, making $100 a night.
Several of those implicated in the drug ring were members of the same family, according to officials.
Over 70 kilograms of heroin, $2 million cash and a firearm were seized from a Chevy Suburban behind an apartment building in the Fieldstone section of the Bronx.
After a three-month investigation, cops made the 15 arrests based on 10 sales of heroin to undercover officers, authorities said.
A Nassau County drug selling and dogfighting ring has been busted, according to authorities.
The planes had arrived two days apart from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Not only is the substance highly addictive, but it can cause temporary insanity and violent outbursts, experts claim.
As part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.
A man was busted at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week, after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents allegedly found heroin in his underwear.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released photos Friday of heroin that was allegedly hidden in the a seat cushion carried by a man on a flight that landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week.
Hundreds turned out for a memorial service for the latest victim in what has become a grim routine for many middle-class communities.
The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.