Press Releases Archive

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January 30, 2019

FORMER NYPD OFFICER SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

The sentencing of former New York City Police Officer JOSE SIERRA in connection with sales of narcotics to an undercover officer was announced today.

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January 17, 2019

NYC DRUG DELIVERY SERVICE MADE UP TO $50,000 IN SALES EACH WEEK: LEADERS CHARGED WITH OPERATING AS MAJOR TRAFFICKERS

The arrest and indictment of 14 individuals in connection with an alleged drug delivery service that primarily catered to customers in southern Brooklyn and made up to $8,000 in sales each day was announced today.

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January 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES MAN INDICTED FOR LARGE SHIPMENTS OF METHAMPHETAMINE SENT FROM CALIFORNIA TO THE NEW YORK CITY AREA

The indictment of RICHARD DEAN DESAIN, a resident of Los Angeles, in connection with multiple large-scale shipments of methamphetamine to New York City and the surrounding area was announced.

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January 13, 2019

APPROXIMATELY 70 POUNDS OF HEROIN AND FENTANYL SEIZED FROM WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION NETWORK IN THE BRONX AND YONKERS

the indictment of five individuals, including four linked to a wholesale heroin and fentanyl distribution network in the Bronx and one who represented a Mexico-based narcotics supply organization.

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February 8, 2018

Nearly Nine Pounds of Fentanyl Found Hidden in Fish

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) announced the seizure of four kilograms of fentanyl (nearly 9 lbs.) wrapped inside fish.