Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

17 arrested and two firearms seized following East Harlem drug gang investigation: Sales near schools and playground

New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the arrest 17 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into round-the-clock narcotics sales in the vicinity of the AK Houses, a privately-owned affordable housing complex in East Harlem, Manhattan. The Crime Strategies Unit for the office of New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. assisted in the investigation.

Over the past two weeks, members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Manhattan North arrested 17 individuals at the AK Houses and residences elsewhere …