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Local state and federal authorities on July 28 announced the unsealing of nine indictments charging a total of 34 defendants with committing various narcotics and firearms offenses in Sullivan County, New York.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said: “With the coordinated narcotics and firearms charges brought today, we seek to neutralize at least four different drug rings that allegedly have been selling massive amounts of heroin and crack cocaine for years. The devastating impact that this type of drug dealing can have on the small, rural communities like those in Sullivan County cannot be overstated. Heroin is back, with a vengeance, but so are we. The law enforcement effort today is the product of remarkable cooperation among federal, state and local agencies and I thank all of our partners.” Read more