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47 arrested in prescription drug distribution ring

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Authorities in New York City are planning an 11 a.m. press conference to announce nearly 50 arrests in an alleged prescription drug distribution ring.

Police say a Manhattan doctor and his office assistant are among the 47 arrested in the Bronx, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Officials say the arrests resulted in the dismantling of a drug distribution network prevalent throughout the northeast region.

Authorities also seized 30 weapons, which will be shown at the press conference.

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