20 Pounds of Fentanyl and Heroin Seized from an Apartment on Central Park West in Manhattan - Breaking911: Officials today announced the seizure of approximately nine kilograms (nearly 20 pounds) of suspected fentanyl and heroin from an apartment building across the street from Central Park in Manhattan, N.Y. and from a vehicle. Four defendants are charged.
On August 4, 2017 at approximately 3:35 p.m., members of the DEA Strike Force, Financial Investigations Team (FIT), and the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s (SNP) Investigators Unit were conducting surveillance in the vicinity of 448 Central Park West, an apartment building at the corner of 105th Street, when they observed defendant David Rodriguez, exiting the building carrying two boxes inside a large white shopping bag. David Rodriguez then got into the backseat of a black Honda Accord driven by David Rodriguez, an Uber driver. Members of FIT followed the vehicle to 121st Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
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