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Cops: Man arrested at Roosevelt Field; advertised anti-anxiety pills on Craigslist

A Queens man was arrested and charged with selling drugs in East Garden City Wednesday after he advertised anti-anxiety pills for sale on the Internet, police said.

Michael Ohara, 24, of Bayside, was charged with fifth degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Ohara advertised on Craigslist that he had anti-anxiety pills for sale, police said, and detectives arranged a meeting with him at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Roosevelt Field mall.

He was arrested after he produced 30 yellow pills believed to be Alprazolam, a controlled substance, police said, adding that additional pills were found in his vehicle.

Ohara was to be arraigned Thursday in First District Court, Hempstead.

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