Feds indict 16 in BX drug ring bust

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says 16 people have been indicted after authorities busted a cocaine ring operating out of the Bronx.Bharara says at least five

THE BRONX - U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says 16 people have been indicted after authorities busted a cocaine ring operating out of the Bronx.

Bharara says at least five kilograms of cocaine was found in the raid. Each suspect could receive a minimum sentence of 10 years.

The ring was called the "4040Organization" because it operated out of 4040 Bronx Blvd, according to prosecutors. They said the ring distributed cocaine in the Bronx, Yonkers and elsewhere.

Feds say they've busted NY drug ring, indicted 16

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Buzz: sisters killed in radiator malfunction 1 The Buzz: sisters killed in radiator malfunction
The students at The Bronx Academy for Software 2 Local school celebrates Computer Science Education Week
3 VIDEO: 2 men rob Bronx deli workers at gunpoint
The former tenant who lived in the same 4 Former tenant says she reported malfunctioning radiator that killed sisters in 2015
The website Glassdoor released its latest list of 5 Word on the Street: Best place to work

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE