Drug bust

A 39-year-old man was arrested and charged in relation to the discovery of the stash.
The DEA said if the seized drugs are all fentanyl, then "This seizure alone contains enough potency to kill half of the population of New York City."
The men were among 34 people indicted this month as part of an alleged drug operation stretching from China to Arizona to Jamaica, Queens.
22 people have been charged with distributing marijuana and oxycodone, as well as illegal gambling and tax fraud.
The police executed a search warrant at a Bed-Stuy apartment last week.
They seized over 440 pounds of synthetic marijuana, whose sale and production New York City criminalized in the fall.
The eighteen defendants arraigned on Wednesday range in age from 17 to 30, and the majority of them live within blocks of L&L Barbershop at 336 South 4th.
One drug ring was run by the Trinitarios, a Dominican gang, prosecutors said.
A major Bronx drug bust has resulted in the seizure of more than 70 kilograms of heroin, making it one of the largest drug busts in the country.
Border officials at the Port of New York/Newark seized 35 pounds of cocaine from aboard a shipping container last month.
Six members of a Brooklyn drug ring were indicted today after drug enforcement officials uncovered a plan to bring more than three pounds of crystal meth and nearly a pound of heroin into New York.
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