Drug Ring

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says charges against 21 people hit two drug rings targeting Sullivan County.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says federal charges brought April 7 signify a big step in neutralizing two different drug rings that have been peddling drugs for years in Peekskill.

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Twenty-nine people face federal or state charges in connection with an alleged oxycodone and heroin ring that operated in the lower Hudson Valley.

In addition to 17 people named in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday, New York State has charged 12 people in a related prosecution. Authorities say drug activities took place at a trailer park, motels, and Palisades Center Mall parking lots. Rockland County Executive Ed Day, a former police commander, calls the takedown significant.

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Authorities say an investigation into a shooting in Gloversville last spring has led to the arrests of nearly three dozen people involved in a crack cocaine ring based in New York City.

Authorities in Fulton County announced Monday that a 29-year-old local man was arrested in New York City last week and charged with attempted murder and assault for the late April shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to his face.

Three men have been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to participating in an oxycodone distribution ring centered in Grand Isle, Vt.

The U.S. Attorney's office says 54-year-olf Michael Larrow was distributing the pills from his home and bait shop in Grand Isle to customers. Prosecutors said couriers from New York would bring Larrow pills and pick up the drug distribution proceeds.

Police executed a search warrant Larrow's home in August and seized over $11,000 and over 200 pills.