- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities on Long Island say they’ve arrested more than a dozen people accused of selling and distributing heroin and cocaine.

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and members of a drug task force are holding a news conference Tuesday to announce the arrests of members of two drug rings.

Investigators say 14 people, including three members of the Bloods street gang, have been arrested so far and more arrests are expected.

Authorities say multiple kilograms of cocaine and heroin have been seized in the investigation. In one instance, police found $95,000 in cash hidden in a trap in a vehicle’s console and an aquarium stand in an alleged dealer’s home.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide