Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

$2 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in Queens, Much of It Disguised as Fruit-Flavored Candy: Prosecutors

NBC New York - Federal and local authorities arrested a drug dealer in Queens and seized 12 pounds of cocaine, much of it disguised as fruit-flavored candy, prosecutors said.

The cocaine, which was uncovered in a backpack and a basement apartment in Jackson Heights, has a street value of $2 million, the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor of New York City said in a press release Thursday.

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Leader of Brooklyn drug delivery service that peddled crack cocaine, heroin, fentanyl busted with 3 employees

N.Y. Daily News - The head of a Brooklyn drug delivery service that offered buyers a chance to “supersize” their orders was busted along with three of his employees, officials said Thursday.

The nine-month investigation leading to the arrests included more than two dozen drug sales between the defendants and undercover NYPD officers, with more than $45,000 changing hands, officials said.

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NYDETF Seizes $2 Million Worth of Cocaine Concealed as Individually Wrapped Candy

 

NYDETF Seizes $2 Million Worth of Cocaine Concealed as Individually Wrapped Candy

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the seizure of five kilograms of cocaine (12 lbs.), the majority of which was concealed as individually wrapped candies.

Yesterday evening, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (DETF) Group T-41 were conducting …

Brooklyn Drug Delivery Service Sold Crack-Cocaine, Heroin and “Supersized” Envelopes of Pure Fentanyl: Firearm Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today the arrest and indictment of four defendants who worked for a Brooklyn-based drug delivery service and sold crack-cocaine, heroin and fentanyl in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bensonhurst, Borough Park and Sunset Park.

The arrests are the result of a long-term investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Brooklyn South and the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office, with assistance from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.

Since August 2016, the defendants allegedly made …

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