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Black Market Pill Manufacturing Operation Dismantled in Bronx Apartment Building: Superintendent among Three Charged

      

Black Market Pill Manufacturing Operation Dismantled in Bronx Apartment Building: Superintendent among Three Charged

Sales of Thousands of Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Heroin and Fentanyl; Ecstasy Containing Methamphetamine

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, Frank Russo, Acting Director, Field Operations in New York, U.S. Customs …

About $150,000 in narcotics disguised as children’s present during Brooklyn drug deal: officials

PIX 11 - BROOKLYN — Approximately $150,000 in narcotics disguised as children’s gifts have been recovered and three men have been arrested after a drug deal in front of a Brooklyn nail salon, officials said Monday.

Officers said they witnessed the sale of two kilograms, or 4 ½ pounds, of cocaine for nearly $74,300 outside the salon at 5821 Avenue T, bordering Flatlands and Mill Basin, on June 19 as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.

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Approximately $150K in Narcotics Disguised as Children’s Gifts Recovered in Brooklyn and the Bronx: Three Indicted

Nearly nine pounds of suspected cocaine and over $74k cash 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 (DEA) New York Division, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced today the arrest and indictment of three individuals in connection with alleged cocaine trafficking in …

NYC Drug Distribution Network and West Village Gambling Operation Dismantled Following Wiretap Investigation: 32 Arrested

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 Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced the arrest of 32 individuals on narcotics and gambling charges. The investigation uncovered a large-scale alleged cocaine and heroin distribution network centered  in the East Village and a related gambling operation located in a busy commercial district near West 11th Street and Avenue of the Americas in the West Village.

Beginning early this morning, 32 individuals were arrested in New York City, Massachusetts, Georgia and Florida. An …

An Estimated $7.5 Million in Suspected Heroin and Fentanyl Seized from Major Drug Packaging Operation in the Bronx: Five Arrested

An Estimated $7.5 Million in Suspected Heroin and Fentanyl Seized from Major Drug Packaging Operation in the Bronx: Five Arrested

“Death,” “Kill” and “Heartless” Among More than 100 Names Used to Brand Narcotics

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, George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the seizure of approximately 25 kilograms of suspected heroin and fentanyl (over 55 pounds), …

Eight Indicted in Connection with Narcotics Trafficking in Brooklyn: Six Firearms Seized

     

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced today the arrest and indictment of eight individuals on charges stemming from dozens of sales of narcotics to undercover officers. The majority of the sales occurred in the vicinity of East Flatbush, Brooklyn. In conjunction with the arrests, police conducted a series of court authorized searches and recovered six firearms, including five from a residence in Rosedale, Queens and one in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

During the course of the year-long investigation …

Narcotics prosecutor says legal fake fentanyl is responsible for nearly 50 OD deaths in Brooklyn and Staten Island

Daily News - It’s not the actual drug, and dealers can’t be prosecuted for peddling it, but fake fentanyl can kill like the real thing — and that’s exactly what it did 48 times last year in Brooklyn and Staten Island, a city prosecutor said Wednesday.

Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan plans to share that shocking fact with the City Council on Thursday during a Committee on the Justice System hearing to examine how local law enforcement agencies handle the opioid crisis. Brennan said she is especially alarmed by the seemingly new trend of modified street fentanyl — which on …

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