New Yorkers are certainly familiar with Applebee's restaurants. Parking lots outside such establishments are often busy places. Authorities in Putnam County say a particular Applebee's lot recently had a lot more going on in it than restaurant patrons looking for parking spots. In fact, they arrested one man who is now facing serious drug charges.
New York, like other states, is often the scene of drug crimes and overdoses. However, as unfortunate as such events may be, it doesn't give police reason to make arrests or prosecutors to file drug charges against people without probable cause to do so. Authorities say they have such cause in a case related to two men who now stand accused in federal court of selling illegal drugs.
One can only imagine the startling effect a sudden knock at the door at approximately 5 a.m. might have on those residing inside the home. Several people in a small New York village now know exactly what that is like because it happened to them on a recent Thursday. The events that unfolded from that point on did not end up in their favor. Three people from the residence are now facing drug charges.
Most flight attendants in New York would agree that such work can be extremely stressful and challenging. While typical aggravations on the may have more to do with customer relations and air turbulence, other types of problems can arise as well. For one airline worker who recently flew into JFK airport, allegations of cocaine possession interfered with his workday.
A 41-year-old man was recently indicted and scheduled for arraignment regarding a situation that occurred last year. Authorities say the man in question is a drug kingpin who was trafficking illegal drugs to New York. He was arrested at Penn Station in Manhattan regarding serious drug charges filed against him.
When a New York resident or someone in another state runs into legal trouble, it's often the case that things get a lot worse before they get better. Where drug charges are concerned, for instance, merely being accused of such offenses can negatively impact someone's personal and professional life in a major way. In fact, your reputation can take a big hit even if you are ultimately cleared of the formal charges in court.
The New York State Police have arrested a father and son for drug dealing in the towns of Catskill and Cairo. The police announced that the arrests capped an eight-month investigation into the sale of heroin in those two towns located in Greene County. The authorities brought drug charges against the 25-year-old son on Feb. 23 and the 41-year-old father on Feb. 28.
New York police say one of their recent drug investigations was successful. That may not be the exact word 16 people now facing drug charges would use to describe the incident. The arrests were part of an extensive investigation known as, "Operation Yellow Brick Road."
Police say they arrested 11 men in New York who were raking in approximately $17,000 a week in a large-scale illegal drug operation. Of course, just because police allege something, doesn't necessarily mean it is true. Those arrested in this or any other drug-related situation are guaranteed the right to defend themselves in court. Drug charges in this particular case include trafficking and conspiracy.
Many people in New York and elsewhere use various types of decongestant medication when they suffer from colds, sinus infections or other upper respiratory illnesses. For one 30-year-old man, however, shopping for pseudoephedrine tablets landed him behind bars on drug charges. The man was one of 16 who were recently indicted in federal court following a police investigation regarding alleged methamphetamine production.