June 10, 2016
The FBI NY Metro Safe Streets Task Force and the NYPD are asking for the public’s help in finding a fugitive wanted for being part of a drug and weapons trafficking ring with ties to street gangs operating in the Cypress Hills Houses in Brooklyn, New York. Investigators are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Anthony Brown, charged with narcotics trafficking conspiracy.
A federal grand jury indicted Brown, along with 14 other defendants on June 2, 2016, for their involvement in drug trafficking and illegal weapons possession in the Cypress Hills Houses, which is operated by the New York City Housing Authority in East New York, Brooklyn. Agents and NYPD detectives arrested 14 subjects in this investigation on June 6, 2016.
Brown should be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone has information about Brown, they are asked to call the New York FBI Office at 212-384-5000. They could receive a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to Brown’s arrest.
FBI New York
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