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NY Fire Officer Accused of Being Drug Dealer

A Middletown, New York fire lieutenant has been arrested on drug charges amidst allegations that he is “a ringleader of a cocaine-dealing motorcycle club.” Lt. Paul Smith, 48, was arrested as part of a series of raids that netted 29 people. The raids were conducted by New York State Police and agents from the FBI and DEA in five locations.

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FDNY Firefighter Seeks Reinstatement

An FDNY firefighter who resigned in 2013 after failing a random drug test is suing to get his job back, and he is citing the city’s reinstatement of a fire commissioner’s son as precedence. Glen Merkitch filed suit yesterday in Brooklyn requesting that the Kings County Supreme Court order his reinstatement. The complaint references the reinstatement of Joseph Cassano to the EMS division earlier this year

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Ohio Firefighter Ordered Reinstated

An Ohio firefighter terminated following a positive cocaine test has been ordered reinstated by 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals. The decision issued on March 12, 2012 involved firefighter Anthony DeCarlo, of the Parma Fire Department, who was terminated on ...

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