Author Archives: Kati Cornell

Cocaine concealed in hundreds of pounds of yucca

Drug stash house found across the street from P.S. 196 in the Bronx

James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's New York Division (DEA), Bridget G. Brennan, New York City's Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, announced the seizure of 52 kilograms of cocaine found concealed in fake Latin American root vegetables from a basement apartment in the Soundview section of the Bronx. The apartment is located across the street from P.S. 196, an elementary school, and close to two other schools: P.S. 691, also called Bronx Little …

More than a million dosages of heroin removed from the streets before the Fourth of July holiday weekend

One of the largest heroin mills dismantled in New York City: Nine arrested and $330,000 seized

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 William J. Bratton and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the seizure of 64 kilograms of packaged heroin (140 lbs.) from a single-family private residence located in the University Heights section of the Bronx.

On June 30, 2016, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force …

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