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NCPD: Two Alleged New York City Heroin Dealers Busted in Syosset

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Suspects responsible for overdose of Nassau County resident, cops say.

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NCPD reports the arrests of (L to R) John Roberts, 42, and Robert Johnson, 46, two New York City men for possession of heroin on Sunday, April 2, in Syosset.

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Syosset, NY – April 3, 2017 – The Major Case Bureau reports the arrests of two New York City men on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 5:10 pm in Syosset.
 
According to Narcotics Vice detectives and with the assistance of the Electronics Squad and Bureau of Special Operations Officers, an investigation involving the defendants Robert Johnson, 46, and John Roberts, 42, was being conducted for being responsible for an overdose to a Nassau County resident that occurred on March 11, 2017 and for possessing heroin with the intent to sell it in Syosset. 
 
On Sunday, April 2, 2017 the defendants Johnson and Roberts were arrested after a meeting was arranged by Narcotic Vice detectives at the Syosset Train Station. Defendant Johnson was found to be in possession of heroin. Both defendants were placed into police custody without incident.
 
Robert Johnson is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. John Roberts is charged with Criminal Facilitation 4th Degree. Both men are being arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Monday, April 3, 2017.
 
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