Daily Archives: January 23, 2015

14 Charged in Drug Trafficking at Brooklyn’s Farragut Houses: Over 100 sales of narcotics, 3 firearms seized

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and WILLIAM J. BRATTON, New York City Police Commissioner, today announced charges against 14 drug traffickers following an investigation that involved over 100 sales of crack cocaine and heroin to undercover officers at the Farragut Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development located in the Vinegar Hill section of Brooklyn.

The long-term investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Brooklyn North and the 84th Precinct was sparked by community complaints and incidents of gang-related violence within the Farragut Houses. Since March 2014, undercover NYPD officers …