Author Archives: Alexandra Bergin

Brooklyn Narcotics Supply Chain Dismantled: Cocaine Sold at a Premium During Pandemic

Alleged Major Trafficker Among 10 Charged, Two Guns Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea announced charges against 10 alleged members of a loosely linked drug distribution network in Brooklyn. Among those charged are an accused drug kingpin and his close associate who together conducted a lucrative narcotics business during the COVID-19 lockdown, buying and selling hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of cocaine at inflated prices in Park Slope, Gowanus and Sunset Park.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special …

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