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Three more arrested in Albany Co. heroin bust

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Luis Ayala (Albany County Sheriff's Office) Luis Ayala (Albany County Sheriff's Office)
Carolyn Flood (Albany County Sheriff's Office) Carolyn Flood (Albany County Sheriff's Office)
Jenny Basilio (Albany County Sheriff's Office) Jenny Basilio (Albany County Sheriff's Office)

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three more people in connection to a large heroin bust.

Sheriff Craig Apple said police executed two search warrants on August 5 that were connected to a large scale heroin operation that netted more than 15 ounces of heroin, $32,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine and marijuana.

Police said the four-month investigation found the organization sold heroin at local malls, including Crossgates and Colonie Center.

Investigators with the Albany County Criminal Investigation Unit and Special Agents from the Division of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms executed the most recent search warrants at two homes on South Pearl Street where officials recovered more than 250 bags of heroin.

Police arrested Luis Ayala, 47, and charged him with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree in the city of Albany and was remanded to the Albany County Jail. Ayala is also facing similar charges in the Town of Green Island.

Carolyn Flood, 47, was arrested and charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and remanded to the Albany County Jail without bail.

Jenny Basilio, 26, was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree in the Town of Green Island and remanded to the Albany County Jail. She faces similar charges in the city of Albany.

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