Man accused of trying to smuggle drugs at MacArthur Airport

A drug bust has been reported at MacArthur Airport earlier this week.

News 12 Staff

Jan 19, 2019, 11:33 AM

Updated 1,950 days ago

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A drug bust has been reported at MacArthur Airport earlier this week.
According to Newsday, Jouseph Gabriel Bermudez-Matos was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle 10 kilos of cocaine to Long Island. He was traveling from Puerto Rico.

Bermudez-Matos is also accused of throwing a garbage can at a DEA agent as he tried to get away.
Officials say Bermudez-Matos took a connecting flight from Baltimore before landing in Ronkonkoma.
 


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