A disgraced former NYPD officer has been sentenced to as many as 14 1/2 years in prison, after being convicted of turning his two Bronx barbershops into a front for drug dealing, robbery and stolen goods.
A New York City police officer was arrested Wednesday, reportedly on charges that he falsely accused a man of drug dealing in a public housing development in West Harlem.
Authorities say they launched their investigation after members of the community registerd numerous complaints about “widespread drug dealing and violence, including shootings and robberies” in the area.
A case against five Columbia University students accused of dealing drugs on campus is putting a spotlight on a recent overhaul of New York’s once-notoriously stringent drug laws.
Two New Haven men have been killed and a third man injured in what police say was a shooting at a house known for drug use and dealing.