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NEW YORK (CNN) — A heroin processing location holding $8 million worth of the drug was busted in New York, along with drug paraphernalia stamped with brands such as “NFL” and “government shutdown,” authorities said Friday.

A raid, which involved the DEA’s New York Drug Enforcement Task Force, New York City police, and New York State Police, netted 33 pounds of heroin at a Bronx apartment that served as a “high-volume heroin packaging location,” according to a statement from New York’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office.

The bust was the product of a surveillance operation in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx on Thursday night, authorities said.

Cristino Then, 25, was arrested after officers observed him delivering a package to the residence, the statement said. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminally…

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