3 arrested in Warwick drug bust

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Warwick police arrested three men Wednesday morning in an undercover sting operation that was the culmination of a six-month investigation.

The suspects, identified by police as Michael Yee, Michael Altaro and Michael Sittepane, were charged with multiple counts of felony possession and cocaine distribution. According to police, all the suspects are 22 years old. Police say Altaro and Sittepane are both from Warwick and Yee is from Washingtonville.

According to authorities, the men are currently being held in Orange County Jail on $5,000 bail. If convicted of the charges, they could face up to five years in prison.

Police also say the investigation is ongoing and they expect to make at least one more arrest.

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