Opium drug ring busted in Queens

March 8, 2012 7:13:24 PM PST
Seven people were arrested, including three in the New York region, as part of an opium drug ring.

Two of the arrests were made on Warner Avenue in Roslyn Thursday morning, where FBI and DEA agents searched a house.

Another arrest was made in the area.

Some of the suspects appeared in federal court in Lower Manhattan.

The ring was importing opium from countries overseas, including Afghanistan, Iran and Germany.

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