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Approximately 70 Pounds of Heroin and Fentanyl Seized from Wholesale Distribution Network in the Bronx and Yonkers

Approximately 70 Pounds of Heroin and Fentanyl Seized from Wholesale Distribution Network in the Bronx and Yonkers

Five indicted: Ring leader charged with Operating as a Major Trafficker under New York State’s drug kingpin statute

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, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, New York State Police Acting Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the indictment of five individuals, including four linked to a wholesale heroin and fentanyl distribution …

Former NYPD Officer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance

Former NYPD Officer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance

Participated in two sales of cocaine to an undercover investigator

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 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, announced today the sentencing of former New York City Police Officer JOSE SIERRA in connection with sales of narcotics to an undercover officer. SIERRA was assigned to Housing Bureau Patrol Service Area 7 in the Bronx at …

Treating America’s Addicted Youth

U.S. News - Courtney Locker was 12 years old when she started abusing prescription pills. By age 14, she was addicted to heroin.

Her drug use wasn't addressed until a couple of years later when her mother, Tracey Cavacino, sent her to a Utah ranch for at-risk teens. Tracy had enrolled her daughter at Turn-About Ranch to treat her anxiety and depression; she was not aware her daughter was addicted to heroin.

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