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New Indictment Charges Alec Brook-Krasny, a Former New York State Assemblyman, with Commercial Bribing

New Indictment Charges Alec Brook-Krasny, a Former New York State Assemblyman, with Commercial Bribing

Charges Stem from Investigation into Criminal Schemes at Two Brooklyn Medical Clinics

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the indictment of ALEC BROOK-KRASNY, a former New York State assemblyman, on four counts of Commercial Bribing in the First Degree. The charges are based on the continuing investigation into two medical clinics in Brooklyn allegedly involved in Medicaid fraud and selling prescriptions for powerful addictive pain pills. Related charges were filed in an earlier indictment in April.

Under the new indictment unsealed …

Fourteen Charged in Sales of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine in Washington Heights: Investigation Followed Overdose Death

Fourteen Charged in Sales of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine in Washington Heights: Investigation Followed Overdose Death

Over $350,000 in Narcotics and Marijuana, Five Firearms Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced today the arrest and indictment of 14 alleged members of two narcotic trafficking groups that sold heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Police recovered five firearms and large quantities of cocaine, heroin and marijuana at the time of the arrests.

Two indictments filed by the Office of …

Law Enforcement Disrupts Active Heroin Packaging Operation: Up to $2 Million in Narcotics Seized

Law Enforcement Disrupts Active Heroin Packaging Operation: Up to $2 Million in Narcotics 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, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the seizure of up to $2 million in heroin from a packaging mill and a vehicle in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx.

Yesterday afternoon, members of the New York Drug Enforcement …

Police Officer Charged with Queens Cocaine Sales

Police Officer Charged with Queens Cocaine Sales

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 U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, today announced the arrest of JOSE SIERRA, a New York City Police Officer, and LINA MARIA BEDOYA MURIEL on narcotics sale and possession charges. SIERRA was off duty at the time of the alleged criminal conduct.

Investigators from the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office (SNP), the Internal Affairs Bureau (IAB) of the New York City Police Department …

Prescription Drug Trafficking Ring Sold Over $25,000 in Opioid Painkillers in Staten Island and Brooklyn: Six Charged

Prescription Drug Trafficking Ring Sold Over $25,000 in Opioid Painkillers in Staten Island and Brooklyn: Six Charged

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Richmond County District Attorney Michael E. McMahon and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the indictment and arrest of six members of a prescription drug trafficking ring in connection with a scheme to illegally obtain opioid painkillers from pharmacies and sell them on the black market.

An indictment charging alleged ringleader RAYMOND RAIMONDI, VINCENT MANISCALCO, PAUL CONSENTINO, ROBERT FLORIO, LOUISA VALENTIN and JEFFREY TESORO is the result of a wiretap …

Major Narcotic Supply Chain from New York City to Albany County Disrupted: Five Arrested and Six Guns Seized

Major Narcotic Supply Chain from New York City to Albany County Disrupted: Five Arrested and Six Guns Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares and New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II announced today the arrest and indictment of five members of a Brooklyn-based criminal organization known as the “Outlaws” who are charged with trafficking in large quantities of cocaine. Customers included street-level drug dealers in New York City and in Upstate New York. …

Drug Sales in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park Lead to Indictment of Citywide Narcotics Suppliers: Firearm Seized

Drug Sales in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park Lead to Indictment of Citywide Narcotics Suppliers: Firearm Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced today the arrest and indictment of three defendants who sold significant quantities of heroin, fentanyl and cocaine.

Two indictments unsealed today are the result of a long-term investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Manhattan South Major Case Unit, the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. What began as an …

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