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California to New York Narcotics Supply Chain Dismantled: Eight Arrests and Three Guns Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea and Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector in Charge, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, announced charges against eight members of a large narcotics supply and distribution network following a long-term wiretap investigation into the trafficking of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl in Queens and Nassau County. Bulk quantities of narcotics were shipped from California to New York by a trio of suppliers and then distributed by a drug network in Queens. The investigation began in response to overdoses.

Two indictments filed by …

Notorious Street Market for Narcotics Dismantled in the Bronx: Major Trafficker Among 14 Charged; Two Guns Recovered

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 Dermot F. Shea, Troy A. Miller, Director of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) New York Field Office, Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York State Police Superintendent Keith M. Corlett, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced charges against 14 members of a large narcotics trafficking organization following a long-term wiretap investigation …

$7 Million Worth of “Fire” Branded Heroin/Fentanyl Seized in Bronx Packaging Mill: Six Individuals Charged

 

Narcotics destined for distribution in New York City and New England

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 Dermot F. Shea, New York State Police Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the arrests of six individuals in connection with a large-scale alleged narcotics packaging and distribution network operating in the Kingsbridge neighborhood of the Bronx.

A long-term investigation into narcotics trafficking in New York City and Massachusetts culminated in the seizure …

Statement by Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan Supporting Governor Cuomo’s Proposal to Ban Fentanyl Analogs

Bridget G. Brennan, Special Narcotics Prosecutor for New York City, released the following statement from her office, which fully supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to make all deadly fentanyl analogs illegal in New York State. Governor Cuomo plans to call for legislation to ban the analogs in his 2020 State of the State.

“I commend the Governor’s proposed ban on all fentanyl analogs and call upon the legislature to quickly approve it. Despite their nexus to hundreds of overdose deaths across the state, today many analogs remain legal to obtain and sell. If the legislature passes the proposal, we will …

Seven Indicted in Drug Packaging Mill Operation: Man Charged with Assaulting Officers by Throwing Toxic Fentanyl

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 Dermot F. Shea, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York Special Agent in Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh, New York State Police Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the indictment of seven individuals charged with operating a fentanyl packaging operation in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. One defendant faces assault charges for allegedly throwing fentanyl at a law enforcement officer with the intent to …

Nine Charged in Alleged Drug Trafficking: Overdoses in the Bronx and Westchester Sparked Investigation

Over 30 Lbs. of Heroin and Fentanyl, Five Handguns, an Assault Rifle and $170,000 Cash Recovered

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Special Agent in Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced charges against nine alleged members of a criminal organization that trafficked in heroin and the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl in the Soundview section of the Bronx and in Westchester County.

A long-term …

Multi-Drug Packaging Mill Dismantled in the Bronx: Over 13 lbs. of Fentanyl and Quantities of Heroin, Cocaine and Methamphetamine

      

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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 Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the seizure of six kilograms of suspected fentanyl (over 13 lbs.) and quantities of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine destined for distribution in New York City.

On October 8, 2019, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (DETF) Group T-12 were …

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