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Lynbrook mother and son peddled oxycodone, police say

Robert A. King, 24, and his mother, Geraldine

Robert A. King, 24, and his mother, Geraldine King, 57, both of Lynbrook, were arrested on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, after participating in the sale of oxycodone and suboxone," Nassau police said in a news release. Photo Credit: NCPD

A joint undercover investigation revealed a Lynbrook mother and her son peddled oxycodone and suboxone, Nassau County police said.

Working with the Lynbrook Police Department, Nassau’s Narcotics/Vice Bureau found that Geraldine King, 57, and her son, Robert A. King, 24, both of Rocklyn Avenue, “participated in the sale of oxycodone and suboxone,” police said in a news release.

They were arrested on felony drug charges Wednesday at their home and arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.

Robert A. King is charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance; and one count of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

His mother is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Each was arraigned Thursday and ordered jailed; bail was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

Both are due back in court on Monday, according to court records.

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