2017

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 …

New York City Prescription Forgery Ring Pumped Nearly $3 Million in Painkillers onto the Black Market: 7 Arrested

Two ringleaders face top narcotics charge of Operating as a Major Trafficker

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), and Department of Social Services Commissioner Steve Banks announced today the indictment and arrest of seven defendants, including two alleged leaders of a lucrative scheme to forge prescriptions for addictive opioid painkillers and illegally obtain pills from pharmacies for resale on the black market.

Following a long-term investigation by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Prescription Drug Investigation Unit, DEA …

Santino Boderick Sentenced to 117 ½ to 130 years in Prison for his role in “GS9” Gang Warfare

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the sentencing of SANTINO BODERICK, 23, to 117 ½ to 130 years in prison for his role in gang warfare between the Brooklyn street crew “GS9” and multiple rivals, which resulted in shootings in New York City and Miami.

On November 18, 2016, BODERICK was convicted at trial of 23 counts, including charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm in the First Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, and …

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