Author Archives: Kati Cornell

Open Air Drug Market Disrupted in Washington Heights: 13 Members and Associates of the “Six Block” Gang Arrested

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the indictment and arrests of 13 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into criminal street gang involvement in an open air drug market operating in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

Beginning last night and continuing this morning, members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Manhattan North Gang Squad arrested 13 members and associates of the “Six Block” gang, which is based in the vicinity of 160th to 167th Streets, between Broadway and Fort Washington Avenue. …

New York City Firefighter Charged in Narcotics Sales: Drugs Sold in Front of Firehouse and Near Schools

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, 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, Kings County District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and New York State Police Superintendent George Beach announced today the arrest and indictment of a New York City firefighter on multiple counts of Conspiracy, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance on or near …

“GS9” Gang Member Santino Boderick Convicted in Conspiracies, Attempted Murder, Assault, and Other Crimes

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today that a jury has convicted SANTINO BODERICK, 23, on all top counts charged in connection with his role in gang turf warfare between the Brooklyn street crew “GS9” and multiple rivals, which resulted in shootings in New York City and Miami.

Following a seven-week trial and approximately seven hours of deliberation, a Manhattan Supreme Court jury found BODERICK guilty on 23 counts, including charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm in the First …

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