West New York and Union City pharmacies raided by FBI


The FBI was in Hudson County Wednesday morning and they came for something specific.


The startling sight played out as officials carried file folders from a local pharmacy and loaded them into the back of a truck.

A source tells Hudson TV that he believes the FBI was searching 6509 Bergenline Avenue, the Empire Specialty Pharmacy.

Allegedly, Prime Aid Pharmacy in Union City, 3915 Bergenline Avenue was also raided.

According to our source, five undercover cars were parked in front of the business, which had brown paper covering the windows.

Details are scare at this time.

“Agents and personnel from FBI Newark executed court authorized law enforcement activity in West New York and Union City, New Jersey as furtherance of an ongoing investigation,” says Special Agent Michael Whitaker, spokesman for the FBI’s Newark office.

We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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Jillian has a passion for news, giving voice to the voiceless and telling stories that make an impact. A New Jersey native, she spent the past two years as a multimedia journalist/one-man-band at WTAP-TV, the NBC affiliate in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where she covered everything from meth busts to fracking to the homeless to a young man struck by lightening. She was her news director’s “go to health reporter” and also covered many education and political stories. She frequently interviewed the mayors of Parkersburg, Vienna and Williamstown, WV and Belpre and Marietta, Ohio. She interviewed OH Gubernatorial Candidate Ed Fitzgerald and OH Congressional Candidate Jennifer Garrison, as well as WV Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and WV Senator Joe Manchin. Jillian was a regular fixture at the local police, sheriff’s departments, prosecutors’ offices and courthouses. Many looked forward to her ‘Mom of the Month’ series. Her story about two women who lost their children to heroin was widely recognized, along with her much loved piece on the Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis band camp. In her free time, Jillian enjoys yoga; working out, live music, spending time with friends on both coasts and the Mid-Ohio Valley. Follow on Twitter @JillianRis


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