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6 Accused Of Drug Trafficking Out Of Bronx Grocery Store

According to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the successful drug trade at the store also led to violence.

06/24/2014

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24 Reputed Members Of Murder Moore Gangstas Arrested

The Murda Moore Gangstas allegedly controlled the area in and around the Moore Housing Projects. Those arrested have been charged with racketeering, drugs and weapons offenses.

04/02/2014

An LED sign outside the D Las Vegas advertises that the hotel and casino now accepts Bitcoin. (credit: Getty Images)

Bitcoin Operators Charged In NYC ‘Silk Road’ Drug Bust

The top executive of a Manhattan-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, which let users buy illegal drugs anonymously, authorities said Monday.

01/27/2014

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Alleged Drug Trafficking Ringleader Carlos Medina Ordered Held Without Bail

Carlos Medina, 59, was arraigned Friday following his arrest on a number of narcotics possession and dealing charges. Medina spent nearly 25 years locked up on a federal conviction.

01/17/2014

The guns, cash and  pot seized from the apartments of two suspected drug traffickers. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

2 Suspected Drug Traffickers Indicted Following Months-Long Investigation

More than $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 in cash were seized, along with two pit bulls and a large python. The drugs and cash were found at the dealing site in Harlem and at the men’s apartments in the Bronx.

11/22/2013

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Man Involved In Illegal Gun-Selling Ring Sentenced To Decades In Prison

Jason Teneyck, 36, is the last of six defendants to be sentenced as part of a drug and gun trafficking ring with an unusual cast of characters.

07/30/2013

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Police: Accused Heroin Dealers Stashed Baggies In Daughter’s Hello Kitty Backpack

According to police, the couple had just taken their 4-year-old daughter into Westchester County to purchase 72 glassine envelopes of heroin for resale in Fairfield County.

07/25/2013

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Mobster Pleads Guilty To Massive International Drug Trafficking Ring

Alessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.

05/23/2013

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Officials: Manhattan Doctor Charged In $10M Oxycodone-Trafficking Ring

Narcotics investigators allege Dr. Hector Castro’s medical office on East 16th Street was at the heart of two major schemes to peddle millions of highly-addictive oxycodone pills across several states.

03/28/2013

First Row (L-R)  -- Alixandra Bujka, Michael Mancusi and Shannon Daniell. Second Row (L-R) -- Ryan Leuchau and Nancy Rivera-Daniell. (credit: NY Attorney General's Office)

Staten Island Prescription Drug Ring Bust Nets 5

New York authorities say they’ve shut down a prescription drug ring that made more than $80,000 in illegal sales.

08/15/2012

Crack seized at the Douglass Houses. (credit: NYPD)

23 Suspected Drug Traffickers Arrested In Douglass Houses Bust

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.

06/06/2012

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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Brooklyn Narcotics Detectives Accuse Nine Of Drug Trafficking In Coney Island

A number of fatal shootings in Coney Island led to a 10-month-long narcotics investigation, and it’s now resulted in the roundup of nine accused drug traffickers from two loosely connected gangs.

04/11/2012

Thirty-one people were arrested and charged with selling oxycodone pills out of a Lickety Split ice cream truck on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Louis Scala Admits Selling Pills From S.I. Ice Cream Truck

Louis Scala, the accused leader of a Staten Island drug trafficking ring that peddled over 40,000 oxycodone pills out of the back of an ice cream truck, has pleaded guilty.

08/24/2011

Thirty-one people were arrested and charged with selling oxycodone pills out of a Lickety Split ice cream truck on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Operation Bad Medicine’ Busts Drug Ring Out Of Ice Cream Truck

Thirty-one people were arrested and charged with selling oxycodone pills out of an ice cream truck on Staten Island.

03/17/2011

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