Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Three Drug Dealers Arrested For Smuggling More Than $4M Heroin In Pieces Of Furniture (Pics)
Cops grabbed Jorge Pizarro, 41, Nelson DeJesus, 40, and Miguel Angeles, 27, saying they tried to make an end-run around police by secreting more than 6 pounds of heroin in high-quality wooden end tables they transported from Texas and kept in a Bronx storage unit, officials said.
According to NY Daily, More than $4.1 million in $20s, $50s, and $100s was also found, city Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan said.
Officials charged the three suspects with drug possession, officials said.
The storage unit was rented in Pizarro’s name, according to officials. Investigators believe the money they seized was going to be used to purchase another shipment of heroin.
A judge ordered Pizarro held on $750,000 during his arraignment Monday. DeJesus was ordered held on $300,000 bail and Angeles was arraigned on $100,000 bail, officials said.