Drug raid nets 6 arrests, $1M in heroin

THE BRONX - Police say six people werearrested and more than $1 million worth of heroin were seized in araid that briefly closed the Cross Bronx Expressway and George Washington Bridge.

During the raid Wednesday night, authorities say suspects threwtwo handguns and thousands of glassine envelopes onto the CrossBronx Expressway.

Authorities were forced to close the expressway and the nearbyGW bridge to collect the weapons and envelopes.

The defendants were charged with criminal possession of acontrolled substance, conspiracy to possess and sell a controlledsubstance, and criminally using drug paraphernalia.

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