20+ Arrested For Allegedly Running Drug Ring Out of NY Firehouse: Report

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MIDDLETOWN, New York – Multiple people were arrested in Tuesday morning raids for their alleged roles in a drug ring that was run out of a Middletown firehouse.

In total, DEA, FBI, and the New York State Police executed 15 search warrants.

According to the Times Herald-Record, the ringleader or the reported drug ring is Middletown fire lieutenant Paul G. Smith — at least 20 people were taken into custody and more arrests are expected.

Law enforcement officials will hold a press conference later today to announce the charges.

No further details were available.

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