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).
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.
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.
Approximately 300,000 Fentanyl Pills and Five Kilograms of Powdered Fentanyl Recovered from Vehicle’s Gas Tank
A short-term investigation into fentanyl trafficking in New York City resulted in the seizure of approximately 300,000 fake oxycodone pills containing fentanyl, plus five kilograms of powdered fentanyl (over 11 pounds), from a red Ford Expedition stopped in the Bronx.
Nine Charged Following Investigation into Manufacturing and Interstate Trafficking of Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Fentanyl
Following a long-term wiretap investigation into the manufacturing and interstate trafficking of counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl, nine individuals were indicted on charges filed by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP) in Manhattan Supreme Court. The charges stem from narcotics-related activity that allegedly occurred in Manhattan, the Bronx, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The investigation resulted in the seizure of over 26,000 pills containing fentanyl; 2 kilograms of powdered fentanyl; nearly 50,000 pills, weighing about 41 pounds, containing methamphetamine; and 3 kilograms of powdered cocaine. The estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $2.5 million.
DEA New York and NYC’s Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor Seize Record Amounts of Fentanyl-Laced, Fake Prescription Pills and Fentanyl Powder During 2022
NEW YORK CITY – The Drug Enforcement Administration, New York Division and New York City’s Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor announce record amounts of fentanyl-laced, fake prescription pills and fentanyl powder seized in New York during 2022.