Approximately 32,000 Fentanyl Pills Seized at JFK Airport Hotel: Two Men from California Arrested
A multi-month investigation of fentanyl trafficking into New York City resulted in the seizure of approximately 32,000 fentanyl pills in the vicinity of a hotel near John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, and the arrest of two individuals. The pills carry an estimated street value of up to $1 million.
Approximately 50 Pounds of Fentanyl/Heroin Seized at Drug Stash Apartment in the Bronx
A Bronx man was arrested in connection with the seizure of approximately 23 kilograms of fentanyl/heroin (50 pounds) from an apartment located near Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The narcotics carry an estimated street value of $7 million.
Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan Announces Prison Sentence for Queens Man on Narcotics and Gun Possession Charges
Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, today announced the prison sentence of TERRY BARBOUR in connection with the possession of more than 18 kilograms of narcotics, including fentanyl and heroin, and seven semi-automatic guns. BARBOUR previously pleaded guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court to Conspiracy in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. He was sentenced to 12 years in state prison and 5 years of post-release supervision.
Opioid Epidemic Reports
In carrying out its mission to save lives, SNP seeks to educate the public about the opioid epidemic. Over the past four years, SNP partnered with Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark as co-clients for graduate-level researchers from Columbia University. Examining the opioid epidemic in New York City, these capstone teams produced independent reports and recommendations for improved access to treatment services, substance abuse education and prevention initiatives.