Brooklyn police arrested four people in New York recently on the allegations of selling cocaine to clients from a Toyota Prius in shifts. According to the district attorneys, these four individuals organized their trafficking to make the drug available to customers all year long. The four face heavy jail-time on several different charges.
On March 31, three men in New York were detained after a joint operation between a local task force and several other departments. Police executed a search warrant on a Riverhead residence after receiving a series of complaints about concerns of drug activity in the area. The Suffolk County District Attorney funded the Multi jurisdictional drug task force leading the operation.
A Port Authority police officer said that two officers noticed a man feverish and trembling in the Midtown New York bus terminal during their walking patrol. They stopped to ask if he was sick and offer help. The 24-year-old man, who was waiting in line for a bus, said that he needed some candy to raise his blood sugar because he was diabetic.
Law enforcement agencies in New York typically keep released, convicted criminals on their radar. This often leads to new arrests of the same people committing additional crimes. The case of a New York man shows how the system monitors released inmates.
On Feb. 27, police in New York charged two men for drug crimes following a raid at their home. The raid took place in Riverhead after authorities gathered information about drug sales that were taking place at a residence on Wilson Avenue. Two occupants of the home, a 24-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, were taken into police custody at the scene.
A total of 22 people are facing drug-related charges after undercover cops said they had spent two months purchasing drugs from several individuals in varying locations in New York. The age range of those arrested is 21 to 56 years old, and it was alleged that the defendants sold oxycodone, crack and powdered cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine. Four other individuals are also being sought by police.
Eleven people in New York are facing drug charges following a police raid on Jan. 30. The incident took place in Schenectady shortly before 7 p.m. and concluded an investigation that was being conducted by the Schenectady Police Department's Special Investigation Unit. It is unclear how long the investigation was going on prior to the raid.
Law enforcement authorities announced the detainment of a 38-year-old man in Endicott on Jan. 9 for multiple alleged drug charges. The man's arrest reportedly came after a search warrant was obtained and executed on his home.
According to reports, two people were arrested, one on allegations of felony drug offenses, following a traffic stop on I-95. Sources indicate that the two were stopped on I-95 by officers with the New York state police. The stop and subsequent arrests allegedly occurred on Jan. 1 around 3:10 p.m.
Law enforcement officers with the Trenton Police Department took a 19-year-old man into custody for alleged weapons and drugs offenses on Dec. 19. Reportedly, officers from the Violent Crimes Unit were in the area to investigate tips concerning open-air drug sales.