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Tricked-out Upper Manhattan Stash Apartments Conceal $12 Million in Heroin and $500,000 in “Crystal Meth”

James J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA); Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor; New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton; Thomas C. Krumpter, Acting Police Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department; Kathleen Rice, Nassau County District Attorney; Vincent F. Demarco, Suffolk County Sheriff; Thomas J. Spota Suffolk County District Attorney; and Michael McGowan, Chief of Hempstead Police Department, announced the arrests of three members of a sophisticated drug trafficking operation based in an apartment building at 111 Wadsworth Avenue in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. The location offered the traffickers easy access to out of state and Long Island transportation routes via the George Washington Bridge, Interstate 95 and the RFK Triborough Bridge.

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