The New York Anti-Drug Unit (NYDETF) arrested 10 people and seized $ 2 million worth of heroin in a raid on the Bronx’s New York district, local media reported.
The operation was carried out last Wednesday, when agents detained in the neighborhood of Morrisania an individual in whose vehicle was a suitcase with 50,000 envelopes of heroin coined with the brands “Magic City” and “Red Bull”, picks the channel CBS .
The agents then searched an apartment in which nine people, who were arrested, were packing heroin on a large scale under the Pink Panther, King Kong, Stop Snitching, Red Bull, Dope, Extra Cheese and Over Dose labels, according to a press release. The Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor.
In all, authorities collected about two kilograms of powdered heroin and thousands of envelopes of this drug, which the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) quantifies with a value of two million dollars on the black market.
The detainees, Wladimir Rosa Reyes, Antonio Delorbe Mercedes, Daniel García Mithill, Antonio Delorbe, Gisela Guzmán Hernández, Norlisa Jiménez, Andy Zayas, Osvaldo Monegro, Alcibiades Delosantos Mateo and José Duarte, were charged yesterday afternoon at the Manhattan Criminal Court.
Special narcotics prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan thanked interagency collaboration and complained that the “high volume” heroin packaging factory was on track to increase overdose deaths and “devastate the lives of those who become Addicts “and their loved ones.
Suffolk County prosecutor Thomas Spota noted that drug trafficking organizations at the core of the heroin and opiate epidemic are the target of law enforcement, who are working together to “find, investigate and dismantle Their operations “.