2017

Night Shift Manager at Bronx McDonald’s Charged in Cocaine Sales to Undercover Officer Inside the Franchise

Night Shift Manager at Bronx McDonald’s Charged in Cocaine Sales to Undercover Officer Inside the Franchise

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced the arrest of FRANK GUERRERO on charges of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawfully Dealing with a Child. The arrest was the result of a three-month undercover investigation dubbed “Operation Off the …

D.A. McMahon and Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan: Columbia University Capstone Report Reveals Scope of Staten Island’s Opioid Epidemic, Addresses Serious Gaps in Local Treatment Options

D.A. McMahon and Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan: Columbia University Capstone Report Reveals Scope of Staten Island’s Opioid Epidemic, Addresses Serious Gaps in Local Treatment Options

**Independent academic report finds opioid addiction in the borough transcends age, race, location, and socioeconomic status; some areas with the most overdoses are also the most underserved in terms of treatment clinics**

Staten Island, N.Y. – Richmond County District Attorney Michael E. McMahon and Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York Bridget G. Brennan today released the findings of a Columbia University capstone research report that analyzes the scope of opioid …

Investigations Lead Law Enforcement to Recover 270 Pounds of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine with a Street Value of over $30 Million

     

Investigations Lead Law Enforcement to Recover 270 Pounds of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine with a Street Value of over $30 Million

NYC’s Record Large Seizure of Fentanyl in Queens: Up to 32 Million Lethal Doses

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Carl J. Kotowski, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New Jersey Division, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced the seizure of 122 kilograms of narcotics (nearly 270 …

Heroin-laced Fentanyl Operation Dismantled across the Street from Public School 115 in Manhattan

Heroin-laced Fentanyl Operation Dismantled across the Street from Public School 115 in Manhattan

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 and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced three arrests and the seizure of one and a half to three kilograms of pre-packaged individual dose glassine envelopes filled with suspected heroin-laced fentanyl across the street from P.S. 115 in Manhattan.

On September 14, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the DEA New York Division Group D-34, Investigators from …

Nearly 20 Pounds of Fentanyl and Heroin Seized from an Apartment on Central Park West in Manhattan and a Vehicle: One Firearm

     

Nearly 20 Pounds of Fentanyl and Heroin Seized from an Apartment on Central Park West in Manhattan and a Vehicle: One Firearm

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, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II announced the seizure of approximately nine kilograms (nearly 20 pounds) of suspected fentanyl and heroin from an apartment building across …

Public Service Campaign Warns of Deadly Fentanyl’s Presence in New York City’s Illicit Drug Market

Public Service Campaign Warns of Deadly Fentanyl’s Presence in New York City’s Illicit Drug Market

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the start of a public service and prevention campaign highlighting the increased presence of fentanyl in New York City’s illicit drug market, and alerting the public to the heightened risk of overdose death.

Illicitly manufactured fentanyl is approximately 50 times stronger than heroin and is driving a historic spike in overdose deaths in New York City. Last year, drug-related fatalities in the city reached an all-time high of 1,374 deaths, representing a 46% increase …

Accused Drug Trafficker Indicted in Connection with 40 Pounds of Fentanyl Recovered from Bronx Hotel

      

Accused Drug Trafficker Indicted in Connection with 40 Pounds of Fentanyl Recovered from Bronx Hotel

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, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the indictment of defendant CARLOS RAMIREZ in connection with the seizure of 18 kilograms (nearly 40 pounds) of fentanyl, a …

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