Daily Archives: December 1, 2016

Open Air Drug Market Disrupted in Washington Heights: 13 Members and Associates of the “Six Block” Gang Arrested

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the indictment and arrests of 13 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into criminal street gang involvement in an open air drug market operating in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

Beginning last night and continuing this morning, members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Manhattan North Gang Squad arrested 13 members and associates of the “Six Block” gang, which is based in the vicinity of 160th to 167th Streets, between Broadway and Fort Washington Avenue. …