The Major Case Bureau reports the arrests of two Hempstead men at 9:35 pm on Monday, May 8, 2023, in Hicksville.
Narcotics / Vice detectives were notified of a fatal heroin overdose in Freeport on the night of March 24, 2023. After an extensive investigation detectives arrested Nyshaun Murray, 28 of 358 Washington Street Apt 3 and Brandon Swopes, 33 of 100 Terrace Avenue Apt 145. The defendants are directly linked to this fatal overdose which contained Fentanyl.
Brandon Swopes is charged with two counts Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3RD Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, and Resisting Arrest.
Nyshaun Murray is charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Both defendants were arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.
Defendant Murray was previously arrested on March 30, 2023, and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and released om March 31, 2023 with no bail.