News Release Archive

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June 24, 2021

She screamed and cried, banged on the dashboard, begging her husband to drive faster, faster, faster toward her brother lying face-down on his bedroom floor.

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June 10, 2021

NEW YORK POST- Cops snagged 25 pounds of cocaine and $350,000 in a Bronx drug bust they say disrupted a large-scale narcotics distribution network with possible ties to Puerto Rico.

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April 2, 2021

NBC New York-  Authorities seized more than 100 pounds of cocaine branded with “CR7” – the nickname for international soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo – from a luxury residential complex in Queens, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

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February 17, 2021

He won’t beat this heat with a kiddie pool! A Washington Heights man who set up an inflatable pool to help residents cool off during last summer’s heatwave has been busted for running an extensive drug-dealing operation out of his apartment building, authorities said.

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February 17, 2021

Drug Enforcement Administration agents and NYPD officers raided a methamphetamine conversion lab in a vacant Bronx apartment earlier this month, the first such lab to be discovered in New York City, the DEA said in a statement released Wednesday.

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February 17, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City apartment was used to cook crystal meth on a scale usually only seen in non-urban settings, authorities said Wednesday.

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February 10, 2021

NBC NEW YORK- An accused major drug trafficker and three others were charged in connection with a large-scale heroin-packaging mill dismantled in Ridgewood, Queens, authorities announced Wednesday.

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February 10, 2021

ABC- A year ago, the U.S. was in the grips of an epidemic — the scourge of opioid addiction, with more than 70,000 lives lost to drug overdoses in 2019, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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January 26, 2021

LOHUD- During the coronavirus pandemic, the drug business boomed, users died more than ever before and violence surged. America saw the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period between May 2019 and May 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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January 26, 2021

PIX 11- THE BRONX — With thousands of Americans dying of COVID-19 every day, two other killers are lurking in the shadows of coronavirus headlines: methamphetamines and fentanyl.

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January 8, 2021

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three people have been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking ring in Queens.

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January 7, 2021

New York Daily News- Two apartments in a West Bronx building were converted into a major drug distribution center, prosecutors charged Thursday, announcing the seizure of 30 pounds of heroin and fentanyl worth $2 million.