2017

Brooklyn Medical Clinics Pumped Over 6.3 Million Narcotic Painkillers onto Black Market and Billed Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Medicaid and Medicare Reimbursements

Seven Medical Practitioners and a Former NY State Assemblyman among 13 Charged

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, Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OIG HHS), New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Mark G. Peters, Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) Commissioner Steven Banks and New York State Health Department Commissioner Dr. Howard A. Zucker announced today …

$2 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in NYC’s Diamond District

Drugs Sent from Fictitious Jewelry Business in California

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, George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced the seizure of 55 kilograms of cocaine (121 lbs.) from a fictitious jewelry business operating in the Diamond District of New York City.

Members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (NYDETF) Group T-42 initiated a joint investigation with the DEA Los Angeles Field …

Over $4.1 Million and Three Kilograms of Heroin Seized: Three Arrested

 

Drugs and money concealed in furniture for transportation between Texas, New York and Massachusetts

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, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, announced today the arrest of three members of a narcotics trafficking group and the seizure …

Eleven Charged in Conspiracies to Commit Narcotics Trafficking and Weapons Possession: Four Guns Seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the indictment and arrests of 11 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into drug trafficking in the vicinity of the Roosevelt Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residential complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and elsewhere in Brooklyn.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor contains charges of Conspiracy in the Second, Fourth and Fifth Degrees, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the First, Second and Third Degrees, …

Three Charged in Schemes to Smuggle Cocaine and Cash to and from Costa Rica: Fake Sweepstakes Preyed on Elderly Victims

 

 

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, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the arrest and indictment of three individuals in connection with three overlapping patterns of criminal activity. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.’s Elder Abuse Unit and the Wilton Connecticut Police Department …

13 Arrested in Scheme to Smuggle Narcotics from Puerto Rico to New York via the U.S. Mail: Over 45 Pounds of Cocaine and Heroin Seized

Drugs concealed in boxes of children’s toys and exercise equipment

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, James J. Hunt, 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, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, and Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector in Charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) New York Office, announced today the …

Second Major Narcotics Trafficker Extradited from Colombia for Smuggling Drugs to New York City aboard Famed Spanish Navy Ship

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Field Division, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced today the extradition of an alleged Colombian drug trafficker who conspired to smuggle multi-kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine to New York City aboard the emblematic Royal Spanish Navy training vessel, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, between April and May of 2014.

JORGE ALBERTO SIADO-ALVAREZ (“SIADO”), who arrived in New York from Colombia …

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