Daily Archives: May 14, 2015

Heroin trafficking ring dismantled in the University Heights section of the Bronx: 15 arrests

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and William J. Bratton, New York City Police Commissioner, today announced the arrests of 15 individuals on drug charges following an investigation that involved 10 sales of heroin to undercover officers for over $26,000 in the University Heights section of the Bronx. Officers also conducted a series of court authorized searches yesterday, uncovering a heroin packaging operation and seizing quantities of powder cocaine, crack-cocaine and oxycodone.

A three-month investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Bronx Narcotics Tactical Response Team centered on a group of heroin traffickers headed by …