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Police seize 1 millions bags of heroin out of a New York City Apartment

May 30, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Police seize 1 millions bags of heroin out of a New York City Apartment

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A Narcotics Task Force raided a major heroin operation in The Bronx Thursday, arresting four dopey-looking dealer suspects in sweaty T-shirts and confiscating $5 million in drugs.

Orlando Rosario-Concepcion, 38, the accused ringleader, Jonathan Almonte, 29, Jean Carlos Rosario-Ortiz, 29, and Rodolfo Abreu-Cristolomo, 31, were all arrested at a very steamy Bronx apartment on W. 238th St. near Van Cortlandt Park.

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As Police busted through the apartment, Two of the defendants made a failed attempt to flee by jumping out a window onto the fire escape prosecutors said.

The sloppy quartet, who looked dressed for bed, were arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of possession of a controlled substance and using drug paraphernalia.

Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Guy Mitchell remanded Rosario-Concepcion and Almonte and set $300,000 bail for Abreu-Cristolomo and $100,000 bail for Rosario-Ortiz.

“Sadly, an untimely death from a heroin overdose triggered this investigation, but, as a result, our collaborative efforts prevented more than a million bags of heroin from hitting the streets,” said Special Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan.

Concepcion’s drug-trafficking operation, based out of the Bronx mill and another location in Washington Heights, supplied dealers locally, Upstate and on Long Island, court papers show.

A table found at the crime scene.

Agents also raided multiple stash locations, including Concepcion’s New Jersey home, recovering in total approximately $115,000 in cash, two guns and 26 pounds of heroin.

The investigation, conducted by the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, the DEA and other agencies, began in October of 2014 following a heroin overdose in Sullivan County, authorities said.

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