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  • DEA seizes 21 kilos of heroin in Bronx, one arrested

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 10-17-2017 Category: heroin Comment: 0

    In a major drug bust, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reportedly recovered 21 kilograms of heroin laced with fentanyl from a tractor-trailer in the Bronx recently. Acting on a tip-off, the DEA agents intercepted the vehicle with Maine license plates on Bruckner Boulevard on October 8, 2017 and arrested its 33-year-old driver on charge of […]

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  • Major heroin ring busted in New York City

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 08-07-2017 Category: drug addiction, Drug bust, heroin Comment: 0

    In late July 2017, federal officials clamped down on a major heroin trafficking ring operating out of New York City, which led to the arrest of six gang members in the Brooklyn area and seizure of 12 kilograms of heroin worth $900,000. As per the papers filed in a federal court in Brooklyn, there is […]

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  • Former NYPD cop arrested in heroin ring bust

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 06-02-2017 Category: Addiction, Drug Abuse, drug addiction, heroin Comment: 0

    A retired female New York Police Department (NYPD) narcotics detective was among several people arrested recently in the bust of a large heroin trafficking ring, operating in Brooklyn, Nassau County and Queens. Karan Young, the retired detective who is currently an employee of Delta Airlines at LaGuardia Airport in the New York City borough of […]

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  • Major fentanyl bust in Downtown Brooklyn

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 04-26-2017 Category: Drug Abuse, drug addiction, heroin Comment: 0

    Law enforcement authorities in Brooklyn recently arrested more than 30 people for their alleged involvement in trafficking “White China,” a deadly form of heroin, from Asia into New York for the last 10 months. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office said that 49-year-old Nigel Maloney of Phoenix dispatched more than $600,000 worth of cocaine and furanyl […]

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  • Drug worth $22 million seized in Bronx, New York

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 03-10-2017 Category: Drug bust, heroin, overdose Comment: 0

    New York is reportedly the most important distribution center and transportation hub for illegal drugs, globally. One of the reasons for the profitable drug trade in the region could probably be the convergence of immigrants from around the world, nearly 18 million, who have been living in the boroughs of New York (NY) or neighboring […]

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  • New York police seize 33 kilos of heroin

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 11-18-2016 Category: Addiction, cocaine, Drug Abuse, heroin, police arrest Comment: 0

    Lately, New York is reeling under the intricate web of drug trafficking organizations transporting drugs into the city via various means. In September 2016, 25 people were arrested by the New York police for the suspicion drug trafficking across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Of those arrested, eight are facing major narcotic trafficking […]

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  • Massive drug seizure in New York a blow to opioid epidemic in America

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 10-07-2016 Category: Addiction, heroin Comment: 0

    With drug overdose deaths being the leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States, use and abuse of opioids have become a serious public health issue. As per the 2015 World Drug Report, which gives a comprehensive overview of the world drug market, drug-related deaths in the U.S. continue to rise with an enormous […]

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  • Drug rings busted in New York under Operation Uptown Red Alert, 27 arrested

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 07-28-2016 Category: heroin Comment: 0

    Two major drug rings were busted in New York recently following a yearlong joint investigation, dubbed as Operation Uptown Red Alert, leading to the arrest of 27 people. A huge amount of illegal drugs, like heroin and cocaine, prescription drugs, designer drugs, arms, and cash were seized by the investigators. The joint investigation against the […]

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  • Heroin deaths in New York reach record level: Report

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 06-16-2016 Category: drug overdose, heroin Comment: 0

    Heroin deaths across New York have reached a record high and have surpassed the national trends. According to a recent report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, there were 825 heroin overdose deaths in 2014, a 24 percent increase from 2013 and 25 times more than the number recorded a decade ago. Apart from […]

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  • How cops saved life of ‘unconscious’ rapper DMX using Narcan

    By: dtrcblog-admin On: 04-14-2016 Category: Drug Abuse, heroin, prescription drug abuse Comment: 0

    The news of celebrities being victims of drugs is nothing new. The relationship seems to be as old as history. It was not long ago when celebrity rapper Earl Simmons (45), popular as DMX, had to be rushed to a hospital after he was found unconscious outside a hotel in Yonkers in February 2016. Though […]

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