Cocaine

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Arrested, Weapons And Drugs Seized In Jersey City Crime Crackdown

Mayor Steven Fulop announced Saturday that city police in conjunction with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office and federal drug agents arrested 35 people on a variety of charges.

07/27/2013

Cocaine (file / credit: clipart.com)

Accused Colombian Cocaine Distributor, Known As ‘El Loco,’ Pleads Not Guilty

Daniel Barrera, 44, is charged with conspiracy to import narcotics, which can carry a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, or a maximum of life in prison if he is convicted.

07/10/2013

Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun Bust

2 Arrested In Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun, Drug Bust

Police this week arrested two Brooklyn men after finding firearms and stashes of heroin and crack cocaine in their Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment.

05/25/2013

Drugs Hidden In Papa John's Pizza Box

Prosecutors: Pizza Delivery Man Also Delivered Cocaine

A Papa John’s delivery man is accused of selling cocaine, using his delivery gig as a cover for his sales.

05/16/2013

Pringles Cans

Report: Man Caught In New Jersey With Pringles Can Full Of Cocaine

Rasheed Jerimine, 38, of Rockland County, was arrested Saturday in Alpine, N.J., after he was caught hiding $2,500 worth of cocaine in a Pringles can, according to a published report.

04/08/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

NYC Cop Accused Of Involvement In Ring That Robbed Drug Dealers Pleads Not Guilty

Harlem police officer Jose Tejada, 45, a veteran of 17 years on the NYPD, was arraigned Thursday for allegedly being part of a violent robbery crew made up of actual and phony cops.

04/04/2013

Diapers Allegedly Used To Smuggle Cocaine (credit: U. S. Customs & Border Protection)

Officials: Bronx Women Busted At JFK With Cocaine In ‘Diapers’

Two Bronx women were found smuggling cocaine in diapers at JFK Airport on Saturday, federal agents said.

01/30/2013

Luqman Abdullah

N.J. Bloods Gang Leader Surrenders After Lengthy Manhunt

The leader of a Bloods street gang in New Jersey turned himself in to authorities this weekend, and was ordered held on $5 million charges bail on charges that he ran a major drug ring.

12/30/2012

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Large Amounts Of Guns, Coke, And Cash Seized During Friday Night Raid In Newark

A team made up of detectives from the Newark Police department along with members of Essex County’s Viper Unit collaborated to conduct the raid in the 500-block of South 11th street.

12/01/2012

Cocaine seized by New York State Police in Times Square (credit: NYSP)

Six Indicted After Cocaine Seizure Near Times Square Hotel

Indictments have been handed down in the case of 105 pounds of cocaine seized near a Times Square hotel last month.

11/26/2012

Craigslist (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NYC Authorities Charge 21 With Selling Prescription Medications On Craigslist

“Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it’s a crime,” Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.

10/11/2012

Authorities at Newark Airport said they seized this leather portfolio from a passenger returning from Trinidad and Tobago. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Customs Officers Find 3 Pounds Of Cocaine Hidden In Leather Portfolio At Newark Airport

Crystal Nurse, a 33-year-old from Brooklyn, was returning from Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. She was arrested and turned over to Port Authority Police.

08/28/2012

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19 Indicted As Cocaine Ring Busted In East Harlem

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said an open air drug market has been effectively closed down.

08/02/2012

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DA: Three Indicted In Bronx-Riverhead Cocaine Ring

Detectives seized 13 cars, three of which contained hidden traps that were used to store cocaine and cash, District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

07/31/2012

Some of the cocaine authorities say they recovered from a stove on May 14, 2012. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Authorities Seize 8 Kilos Of Cocaine From Jackson Heights Home

Authorities say they turned up more than six kilos of cocaine in a hidden compartment inside a dresser with a false back, and another two kilos were found in an oven.

06/04/2012

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