Piero Russotto, 46, and Alexandro D’Angelo, 55, both of Queens, were taken into custody on drug-related charges, police report.
The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of two Queens men for an incident that originally occurred on Friday, August 23, 2019.
According to Narcotics/Vice Squad Detectives, an investigation into a fatal overdose of a male victim in a Woodmere residence led to the arrest of Piero Russotto, 46, and Alexandro D’Angelo, 55.
Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives arranged to meet D’Angelo at a Queens location and placed the defendant under arrest on August 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm. A subsequent investigation also led to the arrest of defendant Russotto.
Defendant Russotto is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Defendant D’Angelo is charged with (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. They were both arraigned on Friday, August 30, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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