NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City couple arrested on low-level cocaine possession charges amid the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has been released.
Juliana Luchkiw (LUHCH'-kyoo) was released Thursday without bail, Max Rosenblum on $35,000 bond. The 22-year-olds are due back in court later this month.
They'd briefly been held without bail. Their lawyers say they had nothing to do with Hoffman's death Sunday in a suspected heroin overdose.
Their apartment is one of two police searched Tuesday in a Manhattan building. A resident of the other apartment has been charged with possessing heroin with the intent to sell.
Two law enforcement officials say a tipster said he believed Hoffman got heroin at the building. The officials weren't authorized to discuss evidence in the investigation and spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Associated Press writer Tom Hays contributed to this report.