NYCHA staffer let gang use Brooklyn apartment as drug den, prosecutors say

Daily News - A NYCHA employee provided gang members access to a public housing apartment in Brooklyn so they could make it the headquarters for a drug ring that sold everything from crack to heroin, prosecutors charged Friday.

Housing authority caretaker Shakina Rowe, 27, was charged Friday along with 17 others, including two other NYCHA staffers who bought marijuana from the drug-den apartment while in uniform and during work hours.

The city Department of Investigation discovered yet again a problem that’s afflicted NYCHA for some time: tenants “permanently excluded” for committing crimes on NYCHA property who move right back in to commit more crimes.

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