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Investigators have seized the alleged client list of a retired chief probation officer after his arrest late last week, when he was charged with cocaine trafficking. The suspect was arraigned on Monday at the Dukes County Courthouse and pled not guilty to trafficking more than 28 grams of cocaine, a class-b-substance, according to court documents found by a New York City Criminal Lawyer.

The suspect’s ledger allegedly contained the names of 20 persons, along with corresponding coke order amounts and drug debts. The Sargent further revealed that police have been getting tips about the suspect “for years.”

The 65-year-old former probation officer was arrested by members of the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force and Oak Bluffs Police Department on Friday, March 18 at approximately 4:30 p.m., after they arrived, armed with a search warrant, to search the suspect’s property. Officers at the scene found 39 packages of cocaine on the suspect and on his property, and also found cutting agents used to package the cocaine, according to court records obtained by investigators from The Bronx and Westchester County.

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A pharmacist was waiting in the parking lot of a gas station in Plainview when detectives overheard him having a conversation on his cell phone. The conversation was about a drug sale he was about to make. The detectives watched as 53 year old Syosset resident Robert Ciskanik sold narcotics out of his car. They then arrested Ciskanik and Hosam Karin, a 57 year old Freeport resident. Ciskanik was found to have over 400 oxycodone pills on his person. Karin had 15 Cialis pills on his person. While police were arresting the two men, another car pulled into the Old Country Road gas station. The passenger of the car walked over to Ciskanik’s car looking for him. The man, Michael Lulo of Nesconset, was found to have more than $17,000.00 cash on him as well as oxycodone and methadone. He was also put under arrest. Reports state that Ciskanik was licensed in New York State as a pharmacist but do not release where he was employed. According to a NY Criminal Lawyer, Ciskanik was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a narcotic and criminal sale of a controlled substance. He was held on $100,000.00 bail. Lulo was charged with criminal possession of a narcotic and conspiracy. He was released on $6,000.00 bail. Karin was given a desk appearance ticket (DAT). All three men will be arraigned at Nassau County First District Court; located at 99 Main Street, Hempstead NY 11550. Drug Possession is treated very seriously in New York City and Westchester County.

If your or a family member is facing a criminal charge of possession or sale of a controlled substance, you will need a knowledgeable Nassau County Possession of a Narcotic Lawyer to help you defend these serious charges. New York Criminal Lawyers understand the trauma an arrest like this will have on your family and your life. The Office of Stephen Bilkis and Associates can offer you support and guidance as well as a free consultation when you contact us at 1-800-NY-NY-LAW. We have offices in New York City, including Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and The Bronx and in Nassau County, Suffolk County and Westchester County.

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A 21 year old and two other accomplices were busted for assaulting a man and stealing $6,000 dollars worth of jewelry in Cypress Hill. Apparently the culprits beat the victim profusely as they took his belongings. The criminals may face charges of assault as well as Grand Larceny is convicted.

If you or someone you know is being held on Criminal Charges due to Petit Larceny you may need an experienced Westchester County Criminal Lawyer. One who’s well versed in this area of law and is sure to help you prepare the best case possible to defend your rights.

A Westchester County Criminal Lawyer can help you if you are charged with any crime or if you have been arrested.

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