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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 …

Seven Arrested in New York City and New Jersey Following Staten Island Overdose Death

Seven Arrested in New York City and New Jersey Following Staten Island Overdose Death

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Richmond County District Attorney Michael E. McMahon announced today the arrest and indictment of seven alleged narcotic traffickers for allegedly selling heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in New York City and Newark, N.J. The investigation began after a 24-year-old woman fatally overdosed in Staten Island.

An indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor contains charges of Conspiracy and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Arraignments are …

New Indictment Charges Alec Brook-Krasny, a Former New York State Assemblyman, with Commercial Bribing

New Indictment Charges Alec Brook-Krasny, a Former New York State Assemblyman, with Commercial Bribing

Charges Stem from Investigation into Criminal Schemes at Two Brooklyn Medical Clinics

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the indictment of ALEC BROOK-KRASNY, a former New York State assemblyman, on four counts of Commercial Bribing in the First Degree. The charges are based on the continuing investigation into two medical clinics in Brooklyn allegedly involved in Medicaid fraud and selling prescriptions for powerful addictive pain pills. Related charges were filed in an earlier indictment in April.

Under the new indictment unsealed …

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