Drug and weapons bust on Long Island - FOX 35 News Orlando

Drug and weapons bust on Long Island

Posted: Updated:
Cops recovered these guns in an investigation on Long Island. (Photo by Kerry Drew | Fox 5 News) Cops recovered these guns in an investigation on Long Island. (Photo by Kerry Drew | Fox 5 News)
Cops recovered these drugs in an investigation on Long Island. (Photo by Kerry Drew | Fox 5 News) Cops recovered these drugs in an investigation on Long Island. (Photo by Kerry Drew | Fox 5 News)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police on Long Island say they confiscated a huge amount of drugs and a cache of weapons after witnessing a drug buy.

Nassau County police say two Franklin Square men are under arrest in connection with the case.

It happened on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:20 p.m.

Police arrested Gabriel Dipierno, 26, of 306 Rintin Street after they say he sold six envelopes of what appeared to be heroin to Kenneth J. Butler II, 28, of 965 Naple Avenue.

Officers found 20 Suboxone pills, nine white Alprazolam pills, additional  envelopes believed to contain heroin, Klonopin, Valium and Clonazapam pills in Dipierno's car.

Detectives got a search warrant for Dipierno's home.

They say they found more than 4,000 tablets of anabolic steroids, several hundred bottles of liquid anabolic steroids and plastic bags containing many other types of pills.

Police say they also found a collection of assault rifles, two shotguns and assorted ammunition and magazines.

Commercial grade explosives, digital scales and more than $7,000 was also in the home, according to police.

Dipierno faces several weapons and drug charges.

Butler faces a single drug charge.

Both men were to be arraigned on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Hempstead. Nassau County police were planing a news conference to release more information.

  • Long Island NewsLong Island NewsMore>>

  • Car strikes toddler; driver arrested

    Car strikes toddler; driver arrested

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:15:49 GMT
    Police on Long Island say a 30-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with an accident that injured a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller. Police say Scott Shea of Middle Island was driving a Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, just south of Montauk Highway, when he struck the toddler at about 3:45 p.m. Monday.
    Police on Long Island say a 30-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with an accident that injured a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller. Police say Scott Shea of Middle Island was driving a Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, just south of Montauk Highway, when he struck the toddler at about 3:45 p.m. Monday.
  • Learning mindfulness in elementary school

    Learning mindfulness in elementary school

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:00:52 GMT
    Coping with stress and anxiety is on the curriculum at several Long Island schools. Students in elementary grades are learning meditation techniques. On most days, Mr. D's fourth grade class in Islip is like any other class. But once a week for 8 weeks, teachers like Kelly come in and teach students about mindfulness. Kelly is with Mission Be, a nonprofit organization bringing mindful education to public schools.
    Coping with stress and anxiety is on the curriculum at several Long Island schools. Students in elementary grades are learning meditation techniques. On most days, Mr. D's fourth grade class in Islip is like any other class. But once a week for 8 weeks, teachers like Kelly come in and teach students about mindfulness. Kelly is with Mission Be, a nonprofit organization bringing mindful education to public schools.
  • Cabs for women driven by women

    Cabs for women driven by women

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:14:45 GMT
    Taxis come in yellow, green, black, and now... hot pink? They're called SheTaxis and they are from a cab service for women by women. (The cabs aren't actually pink, but drivers will carry pink pashminas.)The service is coming to New York this week. You could almost think of it as an all-female Uber.
    Taxis come in yellow, green, black, and now... hot pink? They're called SheTaxis and they are from a cab service for women by women. (The cabs aren't actually pink, but drivers will carry pink pashminas.)The service is coming to New York this week. You could almost think of it as an all-female Uber.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices