Nearly 40 Pounds of Heroin and Fentanyl Seized in the Bronx: Three Indicted as Major Traffickers
An indictment charges three individuals with Operating as a Major Trafficker following the seizure of nearly 40 pounds of alleged heroin and fentanyl from a large-scale narcotics packaging operation in the Morris Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. The organization combined heroin and fentanyl for sale in New York City and beyond, and stamped narcotics with numerous brand names, including “COVID-19”.
POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE SUMMER OPENING 2021
Over 100 PAL children enjoy free summertime fun and games including — double dutch jump rope, soccer, basketball, board games and more marking a celebration of summer and outdoor fun for New York City PAL children. The PAL Playstreet in Harlem is sponsored by the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office in collaboration with NYPD.
Three Alleged Major Traffickers among 10 Charged in High-Level Narcotics Distribution across the Northeast
A long-term wiretap investigation uncovered a sophisticated network of alleged narcotics traffickers who distributed fentanyl, heroin and cocaine in New York City, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.