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Money seized in heroin bust, on display at (Credit: James Carbone)

Money seized in heroin bust, on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Suffolk officials announce heroin bust

A ring described as one of Long Island's major suppliers of heroin, selling 15,000 bags a week, was dismantled, Suffolk officials announced.

Photos of arrested people displayed by Suffolk County
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Photos of arrested people displayed by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota at the press conference where he announced the arrests of two dozen suspects in the dismantling of a major heroin trafficking ring. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Suffolk County district attorney, Thomas Spota, looks on
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Suffolk County district attorney, Thomas Spota, looks on as police commissioner, Richard Dormer, talks about arrests made in a major heroin drug bust during a press conference at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Suffolk County district attorney Thomas Spota points to
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Suffolk County district attorney Thomas Spota points to some of those arrested in major heroin bust as police commissioner Richard Dormer looks on. (Jan. 25, 2011)

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Some of the items displayed by Suffolk County
(Credit: James Carbone)

Some of the items displayed by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota at the press conference where he announced the arrests of two dozen suspects in the dismantling of a major heroin trafficking ring. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Bags of heroin seized in drug bust are
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Bags of heroin seized in drug bust are on display at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, where officials announced they had dismantled a major drug-trafficking ring. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Items seized are on display at the Suffolk
(Credit: James Carbone)

Items seized are on display at the Suffolk County district attorney's office where officials announced they had broken up a major drug trafficking ring on LI. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Some of the items displayed by Suffolk County
(Credit: James Carbone)

Some of the items displayed by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota at the press conference where he announced the arrests of two dozen suspects in the dismantling of a major heroin trafficking ring. (Jan. 25, 2011)

A 9mm gun that was seized in heroin
(Credit: James Carbone)

A 9mm gun that was seized in heroin bust, on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge Tuesday where district attorney Thomas Spota and police commissioner Richard Dormer announced a major heroin drug bust during a press conference. (Jan. 25, 2011)

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(Credit: James Carbone)

A "sweet death" bag of heroin which had been seized is on display in Hauppauge, where District Attorney Thomas Spota and Police Commissioner Richard Dormer announced a major heroin drug bust that followed a 16-month investigation. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Names of heroin bags, labeled,
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Names of heroin bags, labeled, "MYSPACE," which were seized in a heroin bust on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

A 9mm gun that was seized in heroin
(Credit: James Carbone)

A 9mm gun that was seized in heroin bust, on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Money seized in heroin bust, on display at
(Credit: James Carbone)

Money seized in heroin bust, on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

Pure heroin seized in heroin bust, on display
(Credit: James Carbone)

Pure heroin seized in heroin bust, on display at the district attorney's office in Hauppauge. (Jan. 25, 2011)

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