Daily Archives: August 26, 2019

Major Trafficker Extradited from the Dominican Republic; Linked to Large Scale Heroin and Fentanyl Distribution Ring

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Division, Keith M. Corlett, Superintendent of the New York State Police, Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Schiff, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, announced today the extradition of ANYERSON DELACRUZ-ROSARIO, a major narcotics trafficker who allegedly set up and supplied a series of heroin and fentanyl packaging operations in the Bronx that distributed hundreds of thousands of user ready packets between …

Statement by District Attorneys Darcel D. Clark, Eric Gonzalez, Michael E. McMahon, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Acting District Attorney John M. Ryan


“As the District Attorneys who serve all of the residents of New York City, we are committed to using every tool at our disposal to prevent fatal drug overdoses and to working in partnership with public health officials and community leaders. It is encouraging to see fewer people suffered fatal overdoses in New York City in 2018, as demonstrated by new data released today by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. However, 1,444 lives lost in one year to drug overdose in our city remains unacceptably high and deaths continue to rise in areas of the city.

The …