BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A $3 million drug network has been brought down, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. According to the AG's office, police have made 39 arrests in connection to a statewide cocaine pipeline.
A Buffalo man was arrested in "Operation Southbound," in which narcotics networks transported cocaine from New York City and Buffalo to Central New York and North Country. The AG's Office says Oscar Morales, of Buffalo, was arrested in the bust.
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The AG's Office says they conducted a series of raids early Wednesday morning, and confiscated more than ten kilograms of cocaine. During "Operation Southbound," police conducted hundreds of hours of wiretaps and executed search warrants at several locations.
The AG's Office says the arrests were connected to three intertwined drug networks. Morales, of Buffalo, was connected because investigators say they seized nine kilograms of cocaine from him, when two others were allegedly arranging to pick it up.
PHOTOS, CLICK BELOW | Those charged in today's three indictments include:
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