Nassau police crack down on gangs

Nassau police arrested three alleged members of the Bloods and Crips gangs in an early February sting.

Darius Malone, Bryant Eaddy and Merlyn Benitez were arrested Feb. 4 as part of "Operation Nightwatch" and charged with drug and criminal weapons possession.

Malone, an alleged Bloods member, was also charged with carrying counterfeit $20 bills.

During the operation, police seized over 1.5 lbs. of marijuana and nearly $20,000 in cash.

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