Press Releases Archive

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September 30, 2020

Alleged Major Trafficker Among Three Indicted in Connection with Over 25 Pounds of Cocaine and $125,000 Cash Seized in the Bronx

Cocaine bearing dragon symbol recovered from secret compartment in bathroom. Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division, Keith M. Corlett,
Superintendent of the New York State Police, and New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea announced the arrest and indictment of three defendants in connection with the seizure of more than 12 kilograms of cocaine (over 25 pounds) and approximately $125,000 cash.

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September 14, 2020

Brooklyn Narcotics Supply Chain Dismantled: Cocaine Sold at a Premium During Pandemic

Alleged Major Trafficker Among 10 Charged, Two Guns Seized. Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and New York City Police Commissioner Dermot F. Shea announced charges against 10 alleged members of a loosely linked drug distribution network in Brooklyn.

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June 22, 2020

Large Scale Narcotics Pill Manufacturing Operation Dismantled in a Residential Building in the Bronx

Three Pill Press Machines Recovered from Basement Drug Lab that also Contained a Coop of Dozens of Roosters and Chickens

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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