Bronx Heroin Ring Busted by NYPD, FBI




$300K in Cash Seized

 

Operation Breaking Bad

 

NEW YORK– Police and the feds raided Bronx apartments that were part of a massive heroin ring in the borough. Law enforcement officials carried out the pre-dawn raid today.

 

An 11-month investigation between the NYPD and the FBI resulted in the execution of 18 arrest warrants and 5 search warrants. 

 

Dubbed “Operation Breaking Bad,” the feds and PD targeted a heroin trafficking ring that had been operating within the confines of the 52nd Precinct. 

 

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The drug gang is believed to have been responsible for multiple fatal and non-fatal overdoses in the Bronx and throughout NYC.  

 

During the early morning raid cops arrested 18 people and seized $300,000 in cash. Also seized were 3 kilograms of heroin, 2 pounds of marijuana, a loaded firearm. 

 

NYPD officials say the Bronx raid is just the latest in an ongoing effort to stamp out the heroin trade. 

 

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