Daily Archives: July 29, 2014

Three current and former Rikers Island Correction Officers indicted for trafficking in narcotics, bribery and smuggling contraband in jail

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, MARK G. PETERS, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI), 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, JAMES T. HAYES Jr., Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and SHANTELLE P. KITCHEN, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) announced today the indictment and arrest of two current Rikers …