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DEC 22 Additional charges announced against two Bronx men for a 2014 murder and 2014 drug-related shooting
DEC 21 Medical doctor indicted for causing patient’s overdose death in Staten Island
DEC 14 Second drug trafficker sentenced to 97 months’ imprisonment for distributing fentanyl in which a young mother died after ingesting
DEC 13 Member of Eastern European organized crime syndicate sentenced to 46 months’ imprisonment for racketeering
DEC 11 Brooklyn man admits to transporting crack from NYC to Plattsburgh, NY
DEC 11 A phone tip leads to the seizure of 13 kilograms of cocaine and nearly 19,000 envelopes of heroin in Yonkers, NY
DEC 05 Drug trafficker sentenced in Brooklyn Federal Court to 10 ½ years’ imprisonment for distributing fentanyl
DEC 01 Czar Entertainment founder James Rosemond convicted for ordering the murder of Lowell Fletcher
NOV 29 Major cocaine supplier for the East Coast extradited from Puerto Rico to New York City: Six charged in long-term investigation
NOV 22 Two Syracuse men indicted for heroin and gun charges
NOV 22 Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney announces conviction of Frank Mercedes on murder charges
NOV 22 Doctor arrested and charged with using patient names fraudulently to obtain controlled substances
NOV 21 Members of Coney Island street gang indicted for murder, racketeering conspiracy and unlawful use of firearms
NOV 20 North Country couple sentenced on methamphetamine charges
NOV 20 Opioid trafficking organization dismantled in the Bronx, NY
NOV 16 Owners of Miami export business found guilty of operating unlicensed money transmitting business and international money laundering
NOV 16 Drug ring peddling fentanyl pills disguised as oxycodone, cocaine and heroin dismantled
NOV 15 Methamphetamine producers targeted in Syracuse, New York
NOV 08 Buffalo doctor charged with unlawfully prescribing controlled substances resulting in the deaths of six patients
NOV 07 Drug Enforcement Administration collects record number of unused pills as part of its 14th Prescription Drug Take Back Day
NOV 06 Brooklyn man arrested in Albany County with fentanyl
NOV 02 Doctor, office administrator and nurse practitioner selling prescriptions for fentanyl and oxycodone
OCT 31 31 dealers arrested in drug sweep in Yonkers, NY
OCT 26 Seven charged in sales of fentanyl and heroin branded “Pray for Death”
OCT 25 Stillwater man sentenced to 27 months for international money laundering and steroids distribution
OCT 24 DEA and local law enforcement partners take back unwanted prescription drugs October 28
OCT 24 DEA Strike Force arrests New York drug distributor in undercover investigation on the Dark Web
OCT 24 New Jersey man pleads guilty to intending to distribute crack and heroin
OCT 19 Ten members of Bronx drug trafficking organization charged with distributing thousands of pounds of marijuana worth over $22 million
OCT 12 Leader of “2Fly” street gang sentenced to over 16 years in prison on racketeering and firearms charges
OCT 11 33 Charged in Connection With Violent Gang Activity, Drug Trafficking Near Mill Brook Houses in Bronx
OCT 10 Jose Mercedes, Sr. sentenced to 14 years in prison for major heroin trafficking operation
OCT 09 Bronx Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Trafficking 40,000 Oxycodone Pills, Cocaine
OCT 05 Ricardo Castang sentenced to 10 years in prison for narcotics trafficking and fake sweepstakes scheme targeting elderly victims
OCT 04 Grand Jury indictment of 17 members of a multi-state organization
OCT 04 North county woman sentenced on methamphetamine related charge
SEP 29 Eleven defendants taken into custody following early morning roundup, a 12th defendant still being sought by police
SEP 28 Crackdown on methamphetamine traffickers in upstate New York
SEP 28 Long Island convenience store owner and clerks arrested for drug trafficking
SEP 27 Gang member sentenced to 42 years for murder of 17-year-old and other crimes
SEP 26 Schenectady man sentenced for crack distribution
SEP 20 Trinitarios gang member sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder of 16-year-old boy
SEP 20 Ten charged in Broome County methamphetamine and money laundering conspiracies
SEP 14 Heroin laced fentanyl operation dismantled across the street from public school 115 in Manhattan
SEP 14 Lockport man charged with heroin death
SEP 12 Schenectady men sentenced for heroin and crack cocaine conspiracy
SEP 06 Pilot Charged for His Role in International Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy
SEP 06 Superseding Indictments on Eastern European Organized Crime Syndicate
AUG 30 $1 Million Worth of Methamphetamine Secreted in Candles Seized and Five People Arrested
AUG 29 Members and associates of violent Bronx street gang charged in Manhattan federal court with racketeering and firearms offenses
AUG 22 14 members of Bronx drug trafficking organization charged in Manhattan federal court with narcotics and firearms offenses
AUG 22 Anthony Vita Receives Fifteen-Year Prison Sentence in Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Death
AUG 15 Marc Henry Johnson sentenced for helping drug dealer cover up role in woman’s cocaine overdose
AUG 09 Members of Bronx Drug Trafficking Organization Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Narcotics and Firearms Trafficking Offenses
AUG 07 Fentanyl in the City: Nearly 20 Pounds of Fentanyl, Heroin Seized on Central Park West in Manhattan
AUG 07 5 Charged For Possession of Over 2 Tons of Cocaine in Maritime Enforcement Operation
AUG 03 5 Arrests, $4 Million in Heroin Sized From Bronx, Yonkers Packaging Operation in DEA-New York Drug Enforcement Task Force Investigation
AUG 02 Staten Island Woman Sentenced to 12 Years’ Imprisonment for Illegal Distribution of Oxycodone
AUG 01 Massive Fentanyl Seizure in Bronx
JUL 26 Los Angeles Men Convicted In Northern New York For Running Nationwide Synthetic Drug Trafficking Ring
JUL 17 Buffalo Man Indicted for Selling Deadly “Heroin” Mixture that Resulted in Two Deaths
JUL 14 Witness Retaliation Conviction for 2 Latin Kings Gang Members
JUL 13 Bronx “Ygz” Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Stomping Murder of 16-Year-Old
JUL 13 Ten Indicted in Dismantling of Plattsburgh Heroin Distribution Ring
JUL 12 Queens to Suffolk Heroin Network Arrests Announced
JUL 11 Heroin Dealer Sentenced To Over 8 Years for Distributing Heroin Connected To Overdose Death
JUL 07 Member of Violent BMB Bronx Gang Charged With Murder of Jeffrey Delmore
JUL 06 Six Defendants Charged in White Plains Federal Court With Narcotics Trafficking in Westchester County
JUN 29 Dr. Michael Belfiore of Merrick, New York Indicted in Overdose Deaths of Two Young Men
JUN 28 DEA New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force Operation Reveals La Cosa Nostra Weapons, Drugs, Money Laundering Scheme
JUN 27 Bronx “YGz” Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 33 Years in Prison for Murdering an Innocent Bystander and Other Crimes
JUN 22 Staten Island Doctor and Two Others Diverted Millions Dollars’ Worth of Pain Pills
JUN 15 Schenectady Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Gun Offenses
JUN 14 New Charges for Former NY State Assemblyman Brook-Krasny
JUN 08 Rockland County Drug Crew Arrested
JUN 06 Rensselaer Man Sentenced for Oxycodone Conspiracy
JUN 05 Manhattan Doctor Charged With Writing Thousands of Illegal Prescriptions
JUN 03 Bronx Gang Member Sentenced to 42 Years for Murder, Racketeering, and Drug Trafficking
JUN 01 Law Enforcement Disrupts Active Heroin Packaging Operation Up to $2 Million in Narcotics Seized
MAY 26 Major International Cocaine Transporter Extradited From Colombia
MAY 18 Jury Convicts Schenectady Felon of Drug Conspiracy
MAY 17 Major Illegal Narcotics Ring Dismantled In Elmira, Four Defendants Arrested
MAY 12 Former Health Minister of Guyana, Dr. Noel Blackman, Sentenced for Running “Pill Mill” in Long Island
MAY 10 Schenectady Crack, Heroin Trafficker Pleads Guilty
MAY 09 DEA Brings in Record Amount of Unused Prescription Drugs on National Prescription Take Back Day
MAY 08 Albany Man Sentenced To 37 Months for Possessing and Intending to Distribute Synthetic Cannabinoids
MAY 04 NYDETF Seizes $2 Million Worth of Cocaine Concealed in Candy
MAY 04 Jones Brothers of Jamestown Indicted for Methamphetamine Trafficking
MAY 04 Heroin Ring in the Bronx Used Car Carriers to Transport Drugs Cross Country
APR 28 Illegal Alien Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm and False Identification Documents
APR 27 Seven Members of Bronx Drug Trafficking Organization Charged With Narcotics Trafficking
APR 26 Long Island Men Sentenced to Prison for Methylone Conspiracy
APR 13 Illegal Alien Sentenced in Cocaine Conspiracy and on Firearms Charges
APR 12 Rockland County Man Indicted for Narcotics Trafficking
APR 07 Operation Avalanche: Millions of Narcotic Painkillers Pumped Onto Black Market, Millions Fraudulently Billed to Medicaid, Medicare
APR 06 New Jersey Man Indicted for Possessing Crack and Heroin With Intent to Distribute
APR 05 Alfredo Beltran Leyva Sentenced to Life in Prison for Drug Trafficking
APR 04 Thirty-Six People Indicted for Their Roles in Nassau and Suffolk Heroin Ring that Operated along Rte. 110
MAR 31 $2 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in NYC’s Diamond District
MAR 30 Member of Bronx Gang Pleads Guilty to Murder and Racketeering Conspiracy
MAR 28 Anthony Vita Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fatal Fentanyl-Laced Heroin to Pregnant Woman
MAR 21 Guilty Plea for Accessory to Cocaine Overdose Death
MAR 21 Multi-Agency Operation Nabs Three-Seizes Three Kilos of Heroin and $4.1 Million
MAR 15 49 From Two Bronx Drug Trafficking Organizations Charged in Joint DEA/NYPD/HSI Investigation
MAR 13 Buffalo Man Arrested for Selling Drugs Near a Buffalo School
MAR 09 Bronx Beach Avenue Drug Crew “Gang Bangers” Indicted, Charged
MAR 08 Three Charged in Schemes to Smuggle Cocaine and Cash To and from Costa Rica
MAR 03 Life in Prison for Racketeering Kingpin
FEB 27 Two Heroin/Fentanyl Overdose Deaths: Columbia County, New York Man Indicted
FEB 27 13 Years for Trucking Company Owner for Role in $6.5 Million Crystal Meth, Heroin Haul
FEB 24 Nine Million Dollars’ Worth of Cocaine Seized in Buffalo, N.Y.
FEB 22 Eight Defendants Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Narcotics Trafficking in the Bronx
FEB 22 Nine Defendants Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin And Oxycodone In Staten Island, New York
FEB 10 Heroin Trafficker Sentenced to 12 Years for Heroin Overdose Deaths
FEB 10 Narcotics Dealer Charged in Manhattan Federal Court for Overdose Death
FEB 10 Plattsburgh Man Charged in Fatal Heroin Overdose
FEB 08 Long Island Man Charged With Distributing Heroin That Caused the Death of a 20-Year-Old College Student
FEB 08 13 Arrested in Scheme to Smuggle Narcotics from Puerto Rico to New York via the U.S. Mail: Over 45 Pounds of Cocaine and Heroin Seized
FEB 07 14 Defendants Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Narcotics Distribution
FEB 06 Latin King Gang Member Indicted for Murder of CW Post Basketball Star Tafare Berryman
FEB 02 Amherst Doctor Sentenced for Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud and Health Care Fraud
FEB 02 Heroin and Fentanyl Drug Ring Dismantled in the Bronx--Supplied the Northeast
JAN 31 Sands Point Cardiologist Sentenced for Vicious Assault-for-Hire Plot against Rival Doctor
JAN 30 New York City Heroin, Cocaine Trafficker Found Guilty
JAN 27 Queens Man Sentenced to Life in Prison For Murder-for-Hire
JAN 27 2nd Major Narcotics Trafficker Extradited To US From Columbia
JAN 26 Two Syracuse Men Arrested on Federal Drug Charges
JAN 23 Seven Arrested in Major New York City Prescription Forgery Ring
JAN 20 Operator of Urgent Care Clinics on Long Island Sentenced
JAN 09 Williamsville Doctor Pleads Guilty to Prescription Drug Charge


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