Daily Archives: August 3, 2018

NYC Drug Distribution Network and West Village Gambling Operation Dismantled Following Wiretap Investigation: 32 Arrested

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced the arrest of 32 individuals on narcotics and gambling charges. The investigation uncovered a large-scale alleged cocaine and heroin distribution network centered  in the East Village and a related gambling operation located in a busy commercial district near West 11th Street and Avenue of the Americas in the West Village.

Beginning early this morning, 32 individuals were arrested in New York City, Massachusetts, Georgia and Florida. An …