Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

$5 Million in street-ready heroin seized in the Bronx: Nearly half a million packages and raw heroin recovered

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton and Joseph A. D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the arrests of two members of a major drug trafficking operation in the West Bronx section of the Bronx. Approximately 475,000 glassine envelopes and a package of raw heroin that together weighed approximately 20 kilograms (44 lbs.) were seized from inside a vehicle.

Agents and officers with the New York Drug Enforcement Task …