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Franklin Sq. bust nets cash, guns, steroids, explosives

In addition to drugs, steroids, weapons and explosives,

In addition to drugs, steroids, weapons and explosives, police say they confiscated $7,000 in cash from a "top dealer" who lived with his parents in Franklin Square. (Jan. 30, 2013) Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Two Franklin Square men were arrested in connection with a drug deal in Franklin Square after which investigators found a lot of drugs, guns, explosives, steroids and $7,000 in cash in the alleged seller's home and car, Nassau County police said.

Gabriel Dipierno, 26, of Franklin Square, was arrested
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Gabriel Dipierno, 26, of Franklin Square, was arrested after a special Nassau County police unit saw him Tuesday evening "selling six glassine envelopes of what appears to be heroin," police said. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Kenneth J. Butler II, 28, of Franklin Square,
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Kenneth J. Butler II, 28, of Franklin Square, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale, with a table of semiautomatic weapons, announce the arrest of Gabriel Dipierno and Kenneth Butler, two Franklin Square men, on charges that included criminal possession of a weapon and controlled substance at Nassau Police Headquarters. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale show some of the drugs that police say were seized in a bust of two Franklin Square men, at Nassau Police Headquarters in Mineola on Jan. 30, 2013.

In addition to drugs, steroids, weapons and explosives,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

In addition to drugs, steroids, weapons and explosives, police say they confiscated $7,000 in cash from a "top dealer" who lived with his parents in Franklin Square. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale show some of the guns that they said were seized, along with explosives, drugs and money, in a bust of two Franklin Square men. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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