Press Releases

September 13, 2023


(SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y.) – Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney today announced three indictments charging 30 defendants following long-term joint investigations into narcotics trafficking throughout Suffolk County.

July 25, 2023

Long-term Wiretap Investigation Dismantles Violent Drug Trafficking Gang in Brooklyn: Four Charged in Conspiracies to Commit Murder, Assault, Weapons and Narcotics Crimes

Law Enforcement Thwarts Plans for Violence: Nine Firearms and Drugs Seized
A 34-count indictment filed by the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office (SNP) charges four members of a violent, Brownsville, Brooklyn-based drug trafficking gang with Conspiracy, Weapons Possession, and Narcotics Sales and Possession. The investigation, led by SNP and the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Gun Violence Suppression Division (GVSD), Gun Recidivists Investigations Program (GRIP), unveiled plots to murder and assault rivals, which were prevented by swift law enforcement response.

June 7, 2023

PAL Webster Center Cooking Club Ribbon Cutting: New Cooking Equipment for Youth in the Bronx

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, and Carlos Velazquez, Executive
Director of New York City’s Police Athletic League (PAL), announced a ribbon cutting at the Webster
Center Cooking Club today at 4 p.m. The Cooking Club, operated by PAL, is the recipient of a new stove to enhance the club’s culinary activities for children. The new equipment is sponsored by the  Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP). The PAL Webster Center is located at 2255 Webster Avenue in the Fordham Heights neighborhood of the Bronx.

May 10, 2023

Three Charged in Firearm and Narcotic Sales: 27 Guns, Cocaine

A long-term investigation disrupted a gun and narcotic trafficking network in the Bronx, and resulted in the seizure of 27 guns, as well as more than 400 grams of cocaine (nearly a pound). Two brothers and a third individual are charged in an indictment filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP).

May 9, 2023

Bronx DA Darcel Clark, Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan Mark National Fentanyl Awareness Day

Today, National Fentanyl Awareness Day, underscores a deadly public health crisis afflicting the nation, New York City and the Bronx. Fentanyl and other synthetic drugs, such as xylazine, are widely distributed in mixtures and quantities that significantly raise the risk of overdose deaths. In New York City, Bronx County has the highest rate of overdose deaths, and is also a main distribution hub for illegal drugs.

May 9, 2023

District Attorney McMahon, Special Narcotics Prosecutor Brennan, NYPD, Staten Island Borough President Fossella, and Behavioral Health Community Providers Warn Staten Islanders of Dangers of Fentanyl on National Fentanyl Awareness Day

On Tuesday, May 9th, Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon, joined by New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan, Staten Island Borough President Vito J. Fossella, the NYPD, and representatives of Staten Island’s treatment and recovery community marked National Fentanyl Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to warn Americans about the horrific dangers of deadly fentanyl and its analogs.