The Nassau / Suffolk Heroin Task Force reports the arrests of 3 men for Possession of a Controlled Substance that occurred in Levittown on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 12:35 am.
According to detectives, during a 2 month investigation into 3 fatal Heroin overdoses that occurred in Nassau County, the Nassau / Suffolk Heroin Task Force conducted numerous undercover buys with a subject believed to be responsible for supplying heroin to the area. The defendant Thomas C. Curry, 25, of 38 Jester Lane during the investigation sold to Nassau County undercover detective in excess of a half an ounce of cocaine and 312 bags be Heroin. Curry’s supply source for cocaine is currently part of an ongoing investigation. The investigation also led to the arrest of Brian P. Altman, 32, of 38 Eden Lane on the same date who is Curry’s source of heroin supply. Defendant Richard F. Smith, 28, of 200 West 143rd Street, apt 3k, New York was also arrested. Both defendants Altman and Smith are currently on New York State Parole.
Thomas C. Curry is charged with 8 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 7 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Brian Altman is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Richard Smith is charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. All men were arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.