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NYC Drug Delivery Service Made Up To $50,000 in Sales Each Week: Leaders Charged with Operating as Major Traffickers

        

More than $2 million in suspected heroin, fentanyl and cocaine, over $800,000 cash and two firearms recovered

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 14 individuals in connection with an alleged drug delivery service that primarily catered to customers in southern Brooklyn and made up to $8,000 in sales each day.

A 73-count indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor charges two alleged supervisors of the drug delivery …

Los Angeles Man Indicted for Large Shipments of Methamphetamine Sent from California to the New York City Area

     

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, announced the indictment of RICHARD DEAN DESAIN, a resident of Los Angeles, in connection with multiple large-scale shipments of methamphetamine to New York City and the surrounding area.

The indictment, filed jointly by the offices of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor and the Manhattan District Attorney, charges DESAIN with Conspiracy in the Second and Fourth …

Pharmacist Arrested in Diversion of 5,000 Oxycodone Pills Worth up to $150,000 from a Pharmacy in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Pharmacist Arrested in Diversion of 5,000 Oxycodone Pills Worth up to $150,000 from a Pharmacy in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Keith G. Kruskall, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Division, New York State Medicaid Inspector General Dennis Rosen and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today the arrest of pharmacist HOI IN MUI, aka “Annie,” for allegedly diverting thousands of oxycodone pills from the Brooklyn pharmacy where she was employed to the black market and for forging prescriptions.

As a result of an investigation by …

Ten Indicted Following more than 70 Sales of Narcotics at Brooklyn’s Farragut Houses

Ten Indicted Following more than 70 Sales of Narcotics at Brooklyn’s Farragut Houses

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today the arrest and indictment of 10 individuals in connection with an investigation that involved more than 70 sales of heroin and crack cocaine in the vicinity of the Farragut Houses, a New York City Housing Authority residential development bordering the Brooklyn Navy Yard and in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Nine separate indictments filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics …

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 …

Staten Island Narcotics Investigation Upends Citywide Supply Chain in Manhattan and the Bronx

     

Staten Island Narcotics Investigation Upends Citywide Supply Chain in Manhattan and the Bronx

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon announced today the arrest and indictment of 9 individuals, including alleged heroin and fentanyl distributors on Staten Island and narcotics suppliers in the Bronx and the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP) is the result of a long-term investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Criminal Enterprise Investigation Section …

Dr. Rogelio Lucas and Wife Lydia Lucas Sentenced to Prison for Operating Upper West Side Pill Mill

Dr. Rogelio Lucas and Wife Lydia Lucas Sentenced to Prison for Operating Upper West Side Pill Mill

30 Counts of Conspiracy and Criminal Sale of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the sentencing of Dr. ROGELIO LUCAS and his wife and office manager LYDIA LUCAS to prison terms for engaging in a conspiracy to sell prescriptions for the addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone for no legitimate medical purpose from an Upper West Side medical practice. As a result of the defendants’ criminal activity, approximately 3.2 million pills of oxycodone with a street …

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