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Four Charged in Southport Drug Bust

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Four Charged in Southport Drug Bust

      SOUTHPORT (WENY) -- A six month long investigation into drug sales in Southport ended with four people in jail.
    Chemung County Sheriff's deputies responded to an apartment at 816 Pennsylvania Avenue Wednesday night. The couple who lives at the home, 44-year-old William Veruto and 31-year-old Rebecca Rice, are each charged with heroin possession.
     Authorities also arrested two other men in the apartment, 23-year-old Justin Pagan, and 33-year-old Robert Ruiz of the Bronx, who police say both possessed heroin and marijuana.  According to the Sheriff's Office, they've been investigating drug sales from that address for months.