News Release Archive

prescription bottles with pills poured out on a black table
May 21, 2020

New York Daily News- Last week, when Melissa Etheridge announced that her son had died of an opioid overdose, the nation was reminded of the toll that the addiction crisis is taking on families.

Coronavirus-stamped heroin and fentanyl seized in the Bronx
May 8, 2020

NY Post – A group of alleged drug dealers in the Bronx were caught peddling single-dose heroin and fentanyl packets that were stamped with the name of the virus that is ravaging the city.

Jamel Brown — who performs as Broke Boy Lord was arrested in the plot to mail cocaine and fentanyl from California to New York.
March 21, 2020

New York Daily News- A Long Island rapper who rhymed about laundering drug money got a taste of his own medicine after being busted for running a cross-country cocaine and fentanyl distribution ring, officials said Saturday.

2 women walking across the Rikers Island sign
January 23, 2020

The New York Times- Last April, the New York State Legislature passed an ill-considered set of criminal justice reforms that were buried in the state budget bill. As those reforms have taken effect, it has become clear that they present a significant challenge to public safety.

Brooklyn resident Tamara Morgan, 58, overdosed in August after almost 40 years of heroin use. Her experience reflects the rising number of opioid overdoses among older adults in New York City.
January 22, 2020

City Limits- After nearly 40 years of snorting heroin, Tamara Morgan almost died from two sniffs.

a court room with police offers and defendant in handcuffs
December 30, 2019

PIX 11 News- New York State’s bail reform law doesn’t take effect until next week on Jan. 1, 2020, but judges started releasing criminal suspects back in November.

mug shot of an african american male in a white tshirt
November 19, 2019

Daily News- A speed-demon drug dealer with a reputation for high-speed getaways ran out of road Monday when cops and federal agents tracked him to a Bronx nightclub, authorities said.