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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 …

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 …

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