Malverne football coach among 12 people indicted in alleged narcotics sting

The Nassau District Attorney's Office says Kito Lockwood, of West Hempstead, was part of a nine-month investigation with the DEA's Long Island district office.

News 12 Staff

Sep 15, 2023, 1:52 AM

Updated 308 days ago

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A Malverne football coach is among 12 people who were indicted in an alleged narcotics sting along the South Shore.
The Nassau District Attorney's Office says Kito Lockwood, of West Hempstead, was part of an extensive nine-month investigation with the DEA's Long Island district office's task force.
Officials say large quantities of firearms and drugs, including cocaine and fentanyl, were found.
Lawyers for Lockwood say the 49-year-old was not involved with drugs or anything else and believes the charges will be dismissed.
Lockwood was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He is due back in court next month.
If convicted, he faces up to seven years in prison.


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