Police: 20 heroin dealers arrested throughout Orange County

The arrests were made in Middletown, Port Jervis and Walden. (3/20/14)

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MIDDLETOWN - Police have made a massive heroin bust in Orange County, arresting 20 alleged heroin dealers.

The arrests were made in Middletown, Port Jervis and Walden.

Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler says the arrests were in direct relation to tips received from phone calls, along with News 12's "Hooked on Heroin" series. County officials have enacted a three-part plan of treatment, arrests and prevention through education to help curb the use of heroin.

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Police say the people arrested range in age from 17 to 56. They're anticipating more arrests will be made.

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