Seeking Fugitives in Newburgh Gang Takedown
|FBI New York May 14, 2010|
On May 13, 2010, the FBI’s Safe Street Task Force conducted a major operation in Newburgh, New York. Seventy-eight gang members were indicted in the Southern District of New York on various federal charges. Starting in the early morning hours, over 500 law enforcement personnel carried out a major arrest operation. The FBI and the SSTF are searching for several fugitives in the investigation and seeks the public’s assistance.
These subjects should be considered armed and dangerous. The FBI and its task force members are requesting the public’s assistance to locate these individuals. If you have information concerning the whereabouts you are requested to call the FBI at 212-384-5000 or call your local police or 911.
“We find that the public’s assistance is always valuable in tracking down fugitives. We know the people of Newburgh want these people arrested and taken off their streets, so if you have any information, please pick up the phone,” said Special Agent Richard Kolko.
The Safe Streets Task Force which is comprised of agents and law enforcement officers from DOJ (SDNY); City of Newburgh PD; New York State Police; Orange County D.A.'S Office; Orange County Sheriff's Office; ATF; ICE; USMS; NYS Dept. Of Corrections; City of Middletown PD; Town of Newburgh PD; Town of New Windsor PD; Village of Monticello PD; City of Poughkeepsie PD; Dutchess County Sheriff's Office; Beacon Police Department; Sullivan County Sheriff's Office; NYS Department of Parole.