Press Releases Archive

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May 8, 2020

Coronavirus-stamped heroin / fentanyl glassines seized in the Bronx: Six individuals charged

Packaging mill produced over $1 million worth of individual dose envelopes stamped “Coronavirus,” “24 Black Mamba,” “Hiroshima,” “Isis,” “Antrax” and “95”

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March 11, 2020

California to New York Narcotics Supply Chain Dismantled: Eight Arrests and Three Guns Seized

Charges against 14 members of a large narcotics trafficking organization following a long-term wiretap investigation into a Charges against 14 members of a large narcotics trafficking organization following a long-term wiretap investigation into a

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March 11, 2020

Notorious Street Market for Narcotics Dismantled in the Bronx: Major Trafficker Among 14 Charged; Two Guns Recovered

An indictment filed today by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor charges Jack ACEVEDO, aka “Tone,” with Operating as a Major Trafficker as the alleged leader of a large narcotics organization which controlled drug activity in the vicinity of 3rd Avenue in Mott Haven. Nine “managers” who allegedly worked under ACEVEDO are charged in the indictment, as well as several narcotics suppliers and distributors.

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January 28, 2020

$7 Million Worth of “Fire” Branded Heroin/Fentanyl Seized in Bronx Packaging Mill: Six Individuals Charged

A long-term investigation into narcotics trafficking in New York City and Massachusetts culminated in
the seizure of approximately 750,000 glassine envelopes of suspected heroin/fentanyl from an
apartment at 2559 Sedgwick Avenue during a court authorized search.

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December 16, 2019

Statement by Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan Supporting Governor Cuomo’s Proposal to Ban Fentanyl Analogs

Bridget G. Brennan, Special Narcotics Prosecutor for New York City, released the following statement from her office, which fully supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to make all deadly fentanyl analogs illegal in New York State. Governor Cuomo plans to call for legislation to ban the analogs in his 2020 State of the State.

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December 12, 2019

Seven Indicted in Drug Packaging Mill Operation: Man Charged with Assaulting Officers by Throwing Toxic Fentanyl

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Division, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York Special Agent in Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh, New York State Police Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the indictment of seven individuals charged with operating a fentanyl packaging operation in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. One defendant faces assault charges for allegedly throwing fentanyl at a law enforcement officer with the intent to cause serious injury

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October 17, 2019

Nine Charged in Alleged Drug Trafficking: Overdoses in the Bronx and Westchester Sparked Investigation

Over 30 Lbs. of Heroin and Fentanyl, Five Handguns, an Assault Rifle and $170,000 Cash Recovered. Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Special Agent in Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced charges against nine alleged members of a criminal organization that trafficked in heroin and the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl in the Soundview section of the Bronx and in Westchester County.

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October 10, 2019

MULTI-DRUG PACKAGING MILL DISMANTLED IN THE BRONX: OVER 13 LBS. OF FENTANYL AND QUANTITIES OF HEROIN, COCAINE AND METHAMPHETAMINE

Multi-Drug Packaging Mill Dismantled In The Bronx: Over 13 Lbs. Of Fentanyl And Quantities Of Heroin, Cocaine, And Methamphetamine

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September 10, 2019

PHYSICIAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR PATIENTS’ DEATHS

Physician Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Patients’ Deaths

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September 5, 2019

FIVE CHARGED IN SALES OF FENTANYL AND HEROIN IN BROOKLYN

Five Charged In Sales Of Fentanyl And Heroin In Brooklyn

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August 30, 2019

70 Kilograms of Cocaine worth over $10 Million Seized in Hunts Point

seizure of 70 kilograms of suspected cocaine (154 pounds) in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx and the arrest of one defendant.

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August 29, 2019

SUPERVISING PHARMACIST SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR DIVERTING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN OXYCODONE PILLS FROM A QUEENS PHARMACY

Supervising Pharmacist Sentenced To Prison For Diverting Millions Of Dollars In Oxycodone Pills From A Queens Pharmacy