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$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 …

Physician Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Patients’ Deaths

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Queens Acting District Attorney John M. Ryan, 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 City Human Resources Administration (HRA) Commissioner Steven Banks, Keith M. Corlett, Superintendent of the New York State Police, and Peter Fitzhugh, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York City, announced the sentencing of Dr. LAWRENCE CHOY, former operator of a medical clinic in Flushing, Queens to seven years in prison and two years post …

Five Charged in Sales of Fentanyl and Heroin in Brooklyn

Overdoses Linked to Organization, Drug Death in Staten Island

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 Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon announced today the arrest and indictment of five alleged members of a Sunset Park, Brooklyn-based criminal organization that allegedly trafficked in a variety of narcotics, including the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl, heroin and cocaine.

The arrests, which took place this morning, are the result of a long-term wiretap investigation by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP) and the New …

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