Law Offices of Samuel Gregory
Español | русский
Schedule a Free Initial Consultation:
718-804-5208
Contact Menu

Overdose investigation leads to arrests for heroin trafficking

As overdoses continue to make headlines in New York and across the country, investigators in Long Island focused their attention on finding the source of drugs behind a recent non-fatal overdose. The Long Island Heroin Task Force suspected the occupants of a 2003 Mercedes Benz to be involved in the incident. Police pulled the vehicle over in Copiague and found heroin in the car of a 31-year-old man and 27-year-old woman. The woman's 21-month-old child was also in the vehicle.

The same investigation also led to the arrest of two more men, ages 30 and 29, in Copiague. Law enforcement officials reported that the 2015 Nissan Altima used by the men also contained an undisclosed amount of heroin.

Arraignment of the individuals took place in Hempstead. Authorities charged all four people with drug possession and sale. The two people who had a child in their car also received charges for endangering a minor.

When a person stands accused of drug crimes, it might be advisable to have the help of an attorney who could review the case and help the defendant make a decision about how to enter a plea in court. To pursue a defense strategy, an attorney could look at the circumstances of the search that led to the seizure of the drugs. Any unlawful practices by law enforcement involving a violation of the defendant's rights provided by the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution might enable the attorney to challenge the admissibility of the evidence and, if successful, get the charges reduced or dropped.

Source: New York Daily News, "Four busted by Long Island Heroin Task Force for selling drugs that led to overdose", Graham Rayman, June 7, 2017

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

"Legendary Trial Lawyer Who Puts Passion For His Work In Every Case"

"Highest Possible Rating For A Lawyer From Martindale-Hubbell"

Contact for a FREE Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Locations

Brooklyn Office
16 Court St.
Suite 2008
Brooklyn, NY 11241

Phone: 718-804-5208
Fax: 718-222-2889
Brooklyn Law Office Map

New York Office
225 Broadway
Suite 1203
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 718-804-5208
Fax: 718-222-2889
Map & Directions

Connect :
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • linkedin
Review Us