2016

Open Air Drug Market Disrupted in Washington Heights: 13 Members and Associates of the “Six Block” Gang Arrested

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the indictment and arrests of 13 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into criminal street gang involvement in an open air drug market operating in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

Beginning last night and continuing this morning, members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Manhattan North Gang Squad arrested 13 members and associates of the “Six Block” gang, which is based in the vicinity of 160th to 167th Streets, between Broadway and Fort Washington Avenue. …

New York City Firefighter Charged in Narcotics Sales: Drugs Sold in Front of Firehouse and Near Schools

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, Kings County District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and New York State Police Superintendent George Beach announced today the arrest and indictment of a New York City firefighter on multiple counts of Conspiracy, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance on or near …

“GS9” Gang Member Santino Boderick Convicted in Conspiracies, Attempted Murder, Assault, and Other Crimes

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today that a jury has convicted SANTINO BODERICK, 23, on all top counts charged in connection with his role in gang turf warfare between the Brooklyn street crew “GS9” and multiple rivals, which resulted in shootings in New York City and Miami.

Following a seven-week trial and approximately seven hours of deliberation, a Manhattan Supreme Court jury found BODERICK guilty on 23 counts, including charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm in the First …

Colombian Drug Trafficker Extradited to New York City for Smuggling Narcotics to New York Aboard Famed Spanish Navy Ship

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 State Police Commissioner George P. Beach and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the extradition of an alleged Colombian drug trafficker who conspired to smuggle multi-kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine to New York City aboard the emblematic Royal Spanish Navy training vessel, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, between April and May of 2014. The extradition of another Colombian national involved with the case is also anticipated in …

Drug Delivery Service Sold Cocaine in Livery Cars: Five Arrested on Conspiracy, Narcotics and Weapons Charges

Approximately $300,000 cash, two pounds of cocaine and firearm in Farmingdale, L.I. home

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced the arrest and indictment of five individuals on conspiracy, narcotics and weapon possession charges following a long-term undercover investigation. The defendants were involved in three overlapping narcotics operations.

This morning, EDGAR RODRIGUEZ, the alleged head of a lucrative drug delivery service in the Bushwick and East New York neighborhoods of Brooklyn, is scheduled to be arraigned before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Ellen …

Ackquille Pollard, aka “Bobby Shmurda,” Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced today the sentencing of ACKQUILLE POLLARD to seven years in prison and five years post-release supervision for Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree in Manhattan Supreme Court.

On September 9, 2016, POLLARD, aka “Bobby Shmurda,” NICHOLAS MCCOY, aka “Flea Montana,” and CHAD MARSHALL, aka “Rowdy Rebel,” together pleaded guilty to Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree (gun possession conspiracy).

Under the terms of the plea, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Abraham Clott sentenced …

17 arrested and two firearms seized following East Harlem drug gang investigation: Sales near schools and playground

New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the arrest 17 individuals as a result of a long-term investigation into round-the-clock narcotics sales in the vicinity of the AK Houses, a privately-owned affordable housing complex in East Harlem, Manhattan. The Crime Strategies Unit for the office of New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. assisted in the investigation.

Over the past two weeks, members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Manhattan North arrested 17 individuals at the AK Houses and residences elsewhere …

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