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Bronx DA: 'Operation Drilly' nets indictments of 20 people in gang-related crimes

The Bronx district attorney on Thursday announced the indictment of 20 people on charges related to shootings, stabbings and other crimes.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2022, 9:18 PM

Updated 804 days ago

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The Bronx district attorney on Thursday announced the indictment of 20 people on charges related to shootings, stabbings and other crimes. 
The Bronx DA says that the individuals are believed to be members of the G-Side Drilly gang and are accused of at least 32 acts of violence over the last three years. 
The NYPD is calling the investigation “Operation Drilly." The department says it has been investigating crimes in the Bedford Park and Fordham neighborhoods of the Bronx over the last 10 months. 
Authorities say 18 guns were seized through the investigation. 
The NYPD says that many of the gang members are also rappers in the drill music scene who call out rivals in their music. 
The 20 people charged are facing 82 counts, ranging from murder to grand larceny.


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