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Six Charged in Sales of Cocaine, Heroin and Anabolic Steroids: Auxiliary Police Officer Arrested in Sale of Firearm

Six Charged in Sales of Cocaine, Heroin and Anabolic Steroids:
Auxiliary Police Officer Arrested in Sale of Firearm

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced today the arrest and indictment of six defendants in connection with sales of cocaine, heroin, anabolic steroids and a firearm in the Bronx. An auxiliary police officer is among those charged with firearm sales.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor is the result of a yearlong wiretap investigation by the New York …

Jose Mercedes, Sr. Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Major Heroin Trafficking Operation

Jose Mercedes, Sr. Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Major Heroin Trafficking Operation

Charges Stem from Record Large Seizure of 70 Kilograms of Heroin and $2 Million Cash Recovered in the Fieldston Section of the Bronx

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the sentencing of JOSE MERCEDES, SR., aka “Hippie,” to 14 years in state prison followed by five years post release supervision for possessing 70 kilograms of heroin (over 150 pounds) in connection with a narcotics trafficking operation. MERCEDES pleaded guilty to one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the …

Manager at Bronx McDonald’s arrested for allegedly selling cocaine with fast food

Daily News - Want fries with that coke?

The night shift manager at a Bronx McDonald’s has been busted for serving up cocaine with fast food, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Frank Guerrero, 26, worked at the 24-hour McDonald's on Bruckner Blvd. by Morrison Ave. in Soundview for eight years. During that time, he often unlocked the doors to sell drugs in the middle of the night, prosecutors said.

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Ricardo Castang Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Narcotics Trafficking and Fake Sweepstakes Scheme Targeting Elderly Victims

Ricardo Castang Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Narcotics Trafficking and Fake Sweepstakes Scheme Targeting Elderly Victims

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the sentencing of RICARDO CASTANG to 10 years in prison for Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree and Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree.

A long-term investigation into the trafficking of cocaine from Costa Rica ultimately led agents from the DEA’s New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force to uncover a $300,000 fraud scheme that victimized elderly people under the guise of the Publishers …

Night Shift Manager at Bronx McDonald’s Charged in Cocaine Sales to Undercover Officer Inside the Franchise

Night Shift Manager at Bronx McDonald’s Charged in Cocaine Sales to Undercover Officer Inside the Franchise

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced the arrest of FRANK GUERRERO on charges of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawfully Dealing with a Child. The arrest was the result of a three-month undercover investigation dubbed “Operation Off the …

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