Retired NYPD Detective Arrested In Drug Bust

Updated : Oct 13, 2019 in Articles

Retired NYPD Detective Arrested In Drug Bust


TONY AIELLO, CBS 2 NEWS. THE NYPD SAYS REGULARLY CHECKS WITH TRUCK RENTAL COMPANIES TO MONITOR POSSIBLE SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY. AN IRONIC TWIST AFTER A HEROIN RING BUST TODAY ON LONG ISLAND. POLICE SAY A FORMER NYPD NARCOTICS DETECTIVE PLAYED A ROLE IN THE DRUG DEALING. JENNIFER McLOGAN EXPLAINS THE TAKEDOWN FROM MINEOLA NEW AT 5:30. THE MAIN TARGET WAS SPENDING A LOT OF TIME IN THE BACK SEAT. THE BACK SEAT OF THIS UNASSUMING SEDAN. A SOPHISTICATED SECRET HYDRAULIC TRACK STANDARD WITH HUGE QUANTITIES OF HEROIN, CASH, AND WEAPONS. REALLY REINFORCED WITH STEEL AND ELECTRIC MOTOR. Reporter: THE DRIVERS, SAY POLICE, THE KINGPIN HEROIN RINGLEADER THOUGHT TO SUPPLY 23,000 DOSES OF HEROIN ON LOCAL STREETS EACH WEEK 45- YEAR-OLD LEE JACKSON ALSO KNOWN AS BIG CHRIS WHO LIVES IN QUEENS WITH A FORMER COP. WE CHARGED THAT JACKSON WAS ASSISTED BY HIS LONG-TERM PARTNER KAREN YOUNG, A RETIRED NYPD NARCOTICS DETECTIVE, AND A CURRENT DELTA AIRLINES EMPLOYEE. Reporter: THE RETIRED NARCOTICS DETECTIVE IT IS ALLEGED HELPED JACKSON COLLECT MONEY FOR HEROIN BRANDED TASTER’S CHOICE FROM HIS DEALERS DISTRIBUTING IN BARBERSHOPS AND AUTO BODY SHOPS IN BROOKLYN, QUEENS AND NASSAU COUNTY. WHEN JACKSON WAS PULLED OVER ON THE DAY OF HIS ARREST, HE DISPLAYED THIS SHIELD. YOU GOT THE WRONG GUY. KAREN YOUNG’S COURTESY SHIELD FLASHED FROM A WALLET READING, DETECTIVE’S HUSBAND ALONGSIDE A PBA CARD PLEASE SHOW CONSIDERATION TO THE MEMBER OF SOS HUSBAND. INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY CRACKED THE RING INDICTING 14 SUSPECTS BY TRACKING THIS HEMPSTEAD BLOODS GANG MEMBER WHO DEALT HEROIN ALLEGEDLY SUPPLIED BY JACKSON BLAMED ON OVERDOSES AND DEATHS. AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO IDENTIFY, ARREST AND PROSECUTE DEALERS WHO ARE SELLING THIS POISON AND KILLING OUR CHILDREN. Reporter: AT THE TIME OF HER ARREST, THE FORMER NARCOTICS DETECTIVE WORKED FOR DELTA AIRLINES AT LaGUARDIA AIRPORT AS A CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE. SHE PLEADED NOT GUILTY AND WAS RELEASED ON $50,000 BOND. HER PARTNER JACKSON IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BAIL. FROM MINEOLA, LONG ISLAND,

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