From The Aegis dated July 26, 1989:
Two business owners were arrested in Aberdeen 25 years ago this week, and one of them was linked to a New York City organized crime family.
The arrests were made after a two-year undercover operation by the FBI that targeted a "Sicilian Mafia-backed" drug distribution network throughout the eastern seaboard. In all, 11 people were arrested in New York City, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.; 1.25 kilograms of heroin (about three pounds) valued at $250,000 were seized during a staged deal at a rest area on I-95 in Delaware.
The two men arrested in Aberdeen were "spinoffs" of the larger heroin and cocaine...