Rochester, N.Y. - Federal authorities in Rochester say they have infiltrated a global drug distribution network.
Investigators have arrested 54 people in the U.S. and in nine other countries and seized more than 150 pounds of methylone, commonly known as Molly. Eight Rochesterians were among those arrested.
Dozens of law enforcement officers across the nation took part in the Rochester based investigation.
Joshua Buerman, 25, Michelle Hess, 21, Kevin WIllard, 21, Aandrew Mosch, 28, Madhu Ashok, 21, Lance Minielly, 23, Jesse James Macaveny, 20, Rita Levy Panzica, 18, are set to be arraigned at 2 p.m. They are all charged with conspiracy to import and distribute which carries a penalty of 20-years in prison.