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Special Narcotics Prosecutor

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Jury Finds Dr. Stan Li Guilty In Prescription Drug Deaths Case

Bridget Brennan, the city’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, said Li’s conviction should send a message to the few unscrupulous doctors who do so much harm to so many by becoming drug dealers.

07/18/2014

Cocaine seized from Fun World Childcare in the Bronx. (Credit Handout)

Officials: Leader Of Puerto Rico-New York City Drug Ring Arrested

Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.

04/10/2014

Sheepshead Bay Drug Ring Defendants

Police Bust Alleged Drug Ring That Halted Operations For Shabbat

Police have busted up an alleged ring of drug dealers who allegedly had been selling heroin, oxycodone and other drugs in southern Brooklyn – but had been shutting down operations every Friday evening to observe Shabbat.

09/10/2013

Dr. Robert Gibbs/Ronald Vaughan (L-R). (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Harlem Doctor Indicted On Charges Of Illegally Selling Painkiller Prescriptions

Dr. Robert Gibbs was arraigned on charges that he supplied the head of a narcotics trafficking ring, Ronald Vaughan, with 700 prescriptions for oxycodone, amounting to 130,000 pills, according to prosecutors.

01/31/2013

Cypress Hills Houses (file/via wikipedia.org)

Dozens Charged In East New York Drug Trafficking Ring

There have been more than a dozen shootings in past year and a half at the Cypress Hills Houses, including two murders.

08/14/2012

Prescription drug bottles - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

NYC Offering Prescription Drug Buy-Back Program

In an effort to safely dispose of unused or expired prescription medications, the city is holding a drug buy-back program on Saturday.

10/29/2011

4 Students Offered Probation Deals In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

New York prosecutors are offering no-jail plea deals to four of the five Columbia University students charged with selling LSD-spiked candy and other drugs on the Ivy League campus.

06/21/2011

Authorities seized nearly 30 pounds of heroin, worth about $6.5 million, and about 250,000 glassine envelopes, at what they call a heroin packaging mill just two blocks from Times Square.

Prosecutor: Heroin Mill Found Near Times Square

Authorities say a newly renovated apartment two blocks from Times Square was being used as a major heroin-packaging mill to process millions of dollars’ worth of the drug for sale.

11/11/2010