Daily Archives: March 20, 2020

California to New York Narcotics Supply Chain Dismantled: Eight Arrests and Three Guns Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea and Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector in Charge, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, announced charges against eight members of a large narcotics supply and distribution network following a long-term wiretap investigation into the trafficking of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl in Queens and Nassau County. Bulk quantities of narcotics were shipped from California to New York by a trio of suppliers and then distributed by a drug network in Queens. The investigation began in response to overdoses.

Two indictments filed by …