After spending nine months investigating, state and local police made a number of drug raids in the early morning hours in Hudson. Reports said that the Hudson Police Department was working with the New York State Police and the Catskill Police Department and that the raids took place all across the city and in Catskill.
A self-described "ex-madam," a candidate for New York City comptroller has been charged with illegally distributing prescription drugs. The 38-year-old was charged on Aug. 19 with selling Adderall, Xanax and other drugs. She's is also facing charges of orchestrating the sale of approximately 180 oxycodone pills for cash. She has posted bail in the amount of $100,000 and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Sept. 5. According to authorities, she will be under strict pre-trial supervision.