Press Releases Archive

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April 23, 2015

Five indicted in international narcotics and kidnapping conspiracy: Mexican source of supply

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor announced the indictment of five members of an international drug trafficking ring that arranged for large shipments of narcotics to be transported from Mexico and sold in New York City and elsewhere in the Northeast. In connection with the long-term investigation, authorities seized over 13 kilograms of heroin (30 lbs.) worth millions of dollars on April 17, 2015 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The investigation also led to the recovery of more than half a kilogram of cocaine and $835,000 cash.

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January 23, 2015

14 Charged in Drug Trafficking at Brooklyn’s Farragut Houses: Over 100 sales of narcotics, 3 firearms seized

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor announced charges against 14 drug traffickers following an investigation that involved over 100 sales of crack cocaine and heroin to undercover officers at the Farragut Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development located in the Vinegar Hill section of Brooklyn.