Daily Archives: August 25, 2016

Over 65 pounds of heroin recovered from truck axle in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Two arrested

Drugs to be distributed in New York City, Long Island and across Northeast

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), announced the arrest of two men charged with possessing at least 30 kilograms of heroin (over 65 lbs.) hidden in the axle of a truck’s trailer. The defendants were intending to sell the heroin for up to $2.3 million wholesale to distributors in New York City, Long Island and across the Northeast. When repackaged for street-level distribution the shipment would …