2014

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 …

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