6 from Hudson Valley among more than 300 arrested in NJ heroin sting

The arrests come after the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office launched an eight-week initiative focused on stopping the heroin epidemic. (6/3/14)

YONKERS - Six Hudson Valley suspects are among more than 300 people arrested as part of a massive drug sweep in New Jersey.

The arrests come after the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office launched an eight-week initiative focused on stopping the heroin epidemic.     

Officials say that 1,800 bags of heroin, 1,200 raw grams of heroin, 32 guns and $25,000 was seized during the operation, valued at a total of approximately $350,000.

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Authorities say 285 of the suspects were users and 40 others arrested were heroin dealers.

They say most of the suspects were charged with possesion of heroin.

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