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47 arrested in prescription drug distribution ring
NEW YORK (WABC) -- 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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