Daily Archives: October 1, 2014

Heroin Investigations Lead to Two Major Seizures: $12 Million Street Value

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 two major seizures of heroin worth more than $12 million dollars and nine arrests.

These seizures totaled approximately 25 kilograms of heroin (55 lbs.) and are the result of two unrelated, short-term investigations conducted by the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (DETF) and the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor since August. …