2018

Mexico-based Drug Kingpin Indicted as Supplier of Fentanyl to New York City

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, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, 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 indictment of a Mexico-based drug kingpin and five others in a wide-ranging conspiracy to smuggle multi-kilogram quantities of fentanyl and heroin from Mexico for distribution in the …

Nearly Nine Pounds of Fentanyl Found Hidden in Fish

      

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) announced the seizure of four kilograms of fentanyl (nearly 9 lbs.) wrapped inside fish.

Detectives with the NYPD’s Queens Narcotics Major Case Squad arrested defendant JOHNNY DE LOS SANTOS-MARTINEZ and recovered the fentanyl on February 1, 2018 from a vehicle near the intersection of Leland Avenue and Archer Street in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx. The narcotics were initially suspected to be cocaine, …

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