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Ten members of Bronx Gang “280” Indicted for Murder Conspiracy in Violent Turf War

Last in a series of prosecutions targeting four gangs: Shootings drop in the NYPD’s 44th Precinct and surrounding area

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON and Bronx District Attorney ROBERT JOHNSON announced today the arrest and indictment of 10 leaders and members of the “280” gang, based in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, who are charged with conspiring in numerous shootings during turf disputes with rival violent narcotic gangs. An eight-count indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to commit murder, assault, narcotics possession and weapons possession.

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Physician charged in massive oxycodone distribution scheme and Bronx pain clinic: Funnelled $90 million in pills on to black market

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, PREET BHARARA, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, JAMES J. HUNT, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON, New York State Health Commissioner NIRAV R. SHAH, MD, MPH and JAMES C. COX, Medicaid Inspector General for New York State, announced the indictment and arrest of DR. ROBERT TERDIMAN, a licensed internist, who allegedly conducted illegal sales prescriptions for oxycodone at a pain management clinic, Astramed Physicians, PC, in the Morrisania section of …

DRUG ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE UNCOVERS HEROIN MILL IN THE BRONX, NY: $8 MILLION WORTH OF HEROIN SEIZED

U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration
New York Division
Acting SAC James J. Hunt
www.dea.gov

Heroin Glassines Branded 'NFL', 'Government Shutdown' and 'iPhone'

JANUARY 31 (MANHATTAN, N.Y.)  James J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton and Joseph A. D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the discovery of multi-million dollar, high-volume heroin packaging location at 2910 Wallace Ave. Apt. #2E, Bronx, NY, and the seizure of 13 kilograms (33 pounds) …

Ringleader and 10 members of citywide drug trafficking ring charged: Conspiracy to sell hundreds of thousands of dollars in narcotics, 2 guns seized

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON announced today the arrests of CARLOS MEDINA, the alleged head of a narcotics trafficking organization, and 10 others who conspired to smuggle and distribute large quantities of cocaine and heroin in New York City and Connecticut. The group obtained narcotics from a supplier in Puerto Rico, among other sources. Two firearms were seized this morning in a series of court authorized searches.

A yearlong wiretap investigation dubbed "Operation Rebound," and spearheaded by the New York City Police Department's (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Manhattan …

Colombian drug kingpin and cohort extradited in New York heroin trafficking scheme

Millions of dollars in heroin smuggled in freight containers

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Field Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY and JOSEPH A. D’AMICO, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced today the extradition of SERGIO ZUILANNY GORDILLO JOYA (aka “ANDRES”), who faces kingpin charges for smuggling millions dollars of heroin bound for New York via the Port of Miami.

Early this morning, ANDRES, who was arrested on April 9, was transported from Buenos Aires, …

Police snuff out notorious Harlem pot spot: Two indicted for selling bulk quantities of marijuana and firearms

Over $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 cash seized, along with two pitbulls and large

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and RAYMOND W. KELLY, New York City Police Commissioner, announced today the arrest and indictment of two drug traffickers in connection with two sales of firearms to an undercover officer in Harlem and 10 sales of bulk quantities of marijuana. The high-volume marijuana trafficking operation was based inside an apartment building at 1 East 124th St., directly across the street from a playground at Marcus Garvey Park.

The arrests, which took place yesterday afternoon, were …

Drug trafficker indicted: $3 million in cocaine and cash, two firearms, seized at apartment near Horace Mann School

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division, announced today the indictment of a narcotics trafficker on drug and weapons charges stemming from the seizure of 31 kilograms of cocaine, $1.6 million in cash and two loaded semi-automatic pistols from an apartment in the Fieldston section of the Bronx.

JUAN ROJAS, 30, is scheduled to be arraigned today in Manhattan Supreme Court before Judge Bruce Allen. He faces charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, Criminal …

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