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$5 Million in street-ready heroin seized in the Bronx: Nearly half a million packages and raw heroin recovered

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 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 and Joseph A. D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the arrests of two members of a major drug trafficking operation in the West Bronx section of the Bronx. Approximately 475,000 glassine envelopes and a package of raw heroin that together weighed approximately 20 kilograms (44 lbs.) were seized from inside a vehicle.

Agents and officers with the New York Drug Enforcement Task …

Four adult entertainers and club manager arrested in $200,000 fraud: victims drugged, transported to New York City clubs

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, JAMES J. HUNT, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), and New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON, announced the indictment and arrest of five defendants for their roles in an alleged scheme to drug wealthy victims and charge approximately $200,000 in unauthorized purchases to their credit cards at two New York City gentlemen’s clubs.

An eight-month investigation by the DEA’s Tactical Diversion Squad and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) resulted in an indictment by the Office of the Special …

$11 Million Heroin Shipment Seized en route from New York City to New England

Two New York-based traffickers arrested during drug delivery in Connecticut: over 50 pounds of heroin, 20 pounds of cocaine and three guns recovered

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 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 and Joseph A. D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the arrests of two members of a multi-million dollar drug distribution network responsible for supplying massive amounts of heroin and other drugs throughout the Northeast. A six-month investigation resulted in …

“Nagel Boyzz” drug gang dismantled in Manhattan

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and WILLIAM J. BRATTON, New York City Police Commissioner, announced today the indictment and arrests of 9 leaders and members of the “Nagle Boyzz” drug gang in connection with a 24-hour cocaine and pill trafficking operation in the Inwood section of Manhattan.

A 14-month investigation by Special Narcotics and the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Manhattan North revealed that the Nagle Boyzz did brisk business in the vicinity of 176 Nagle Ave., a block that became notorious for drug dealing. Today, the crew’s boss REMIGUEL SANCHEZ surrendered to …

Tricked-out Upper Manhattan stash apartments conceal $12 million in heroin and $500,000 in “crystal meth”

Prime location near major Northeast thoroughfares

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 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, Nassau County Police Department Acting Commissioner THOMAS C. KRUMPTER, KATHLEEN RICE, Nassau County District Attorney, VINCENT F. DEMARCO, Suffolk County Sheriff, THOMAS J. SPOTA Suffolk County District Attorney, and MICHAEL MCGOWAN, Chief of Hempstead Police Department, announced the arrests of three members of a sophisticated drug trafficking operation based in an apartment building at 111 Wadsworth Avenue in the …

Sophisticated Traffickers Smuggled Narcotics to New York City via U.S. Postal Service

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, JAMES J. HUNT, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON, New York State Police Superintendent JOSEPH A. D’AMICO, JAMES T. HAYES Jr., Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, and PHILIP R. BARTLETT, Inspector in Charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced today the indictment and arrests of the leader and four members of a sophisticated criminal organization that trafficked in large quantities of cocaine …

PAL Teen Impact Center at J.H.S. 22 in the Morrisania section of the Bronx

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Bronx District Attorney ROBERT T. JOHNSON, JOHN B. OSBORN, President of New York City’s Police Athletic League
(PAL), New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON, and EDGAR LIN, principal of Junior High School 22, Jordan L. Mott, announced today the opening of a Police Athletic League (PAL) Teen Impact Center at J.H.S. 22 in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. The program provides area youth with recreational opportunities for a 13-week session.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. this evening at J.H.S. 22, 270 East 167th Street, …

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