3 arrested after major drug trafficking ring busted

Officials say about 44 pounds of heroin and 17 pounds of crystal methamphetamine have been seized. (4/16/14)

WOODBURY - Police say three people have been arrested following a major drug bust across the area.

Officials say about 44 pounds of heroin and 17 pounds of crystal methamphetamine have been seized.

According to officials, the drugs belonged to a sophisticated drug trafficking ring that operated out of an apartment building in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

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Investigators say the drugs were going to be distributed to several locations, including Long Island, New York City, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. 

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