Author Topic: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th  (Read 7301 times)

Offline McBoard

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #75 on: October 03, 2019, 11:13:02 PM »
An update: We have been trying to collect videos (as opposed to just still photos) of deals going down to send to the NCOs for Sector C and the 115th. We feel that it would be better to bombard them with a bunch of evidence at one time as opposed to sending emails once a week.

The new development is that someone from a business along 37th has become increasingly involved, to the extent that one of the people in the photos above may be employed with one to make "deliveries" for them. This is unfortunate because it is a well liked business. It is quite possible that the owner does not know that this is happening since they are not often on site and have put someone else in charge of making hires for low level positions.

One of the people in the photos above was spotted today around 6:00, on a red scooter and speaking with someone wearing a fluorescent yellow ski mask on 37th near 86th. This seems like a bad omen.

The 115th, Francisco Moya, and Daniel Dromm seem to be unwilling to take this issue, as well as the issue at 79th and Roosevelt seriously. Part of the problem might be that the 115th is simply too large to police effectively given the problems that are present. Still, it should be fairly easy to solve the problem of the dealers and what is going on on 79th and Roosevelt because it is so out in the open. Just stick a plain clothes cop in an unmarked car in either location for 24 hours and arrests could be made.

A protest is a good idea, but it would probably better for us to show up en masse at the 115th Precinct with media in tow. Protesting the actual sites of the offenses would probably be ineffective and could put people in danger. We aren't exactly dealing with people who are inclined to see the error of their ways, and they most likely abide by a different moral code than those of us who have a certain amount of respect for the community.

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #76 on: October 04, 2019, 08:37:36 AM »
Yup, The red scooter guy is definitely part of this gang.

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #77 on: October 04, 2019, 12:39:38 PM »
Is it possible to share-from which establishment this person comes from. I cant understand why Dromm and Moya are not addressing this. They work for us. Time to elect people who are interested in the safety of their constituents.

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #78 on: October 11, 2019, 08:39:34 PM »
Red scooter guy (AKA red jacket guy, AKA puffy yellow jacket guy) has been quite active this evening. This is such an easy case for the 115th that it's absolutely ludicrous that they are taking absolutely no action. They could post it on twitter, facebook, etc. as proof that they are fighting crime.

Our guess is that Moya and Dromm are not addressing these issues is because it would prove inconvenient for them to do so. Both would rather cut ribbons, or turn up at senior centers. That is their good deed for the neighborhood. Dromm's office at least responded to emails from our board and residents. It to perhaps eight emails from the board and residents to Moya's office to get a stock, boiler plate response telling us to contact our NCOs, who have already told us that they can't do much.

We don't believe it is wise to disclose, on a public forum, which businesses might be involved with this for a variety of reasons. However, if you look at the photos on the first page of this thread and pay attention to what is happening on the street, it is pretty easy to figure it out what is going on and where. This again brings up the question of why the 115th is incapable of doing something about it.

Offline 80JHer

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #79 on: October 12, 2019, 07:27:33 AM »
Just Tell them one of the drug dealers made a transphobic remark.  It will be an irresistible honey pot for every politician within a 6 mile radius.  You will get vigils and news press conference.

It’s the only way to get awareness

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #80 on: October 12, 2019, 08:31:34 AM »
The whole trend from the Governor on down is to decriminalize drug selling in Jackson Heights. Also prostitution is viewed as a victimless crime by many politicians. If you don’t like it there are other areas that don’t take that view. We have a new flight to the suburbs from people tired of poor schools and higher crime. This is what happened to NYC in the 1970’s The real NYC “Manhattan” is being over saturated with high end luxury condos for foreigners from around the world with money to invest in the bubble. They don’t care about the schools and are rarely in NYC. It is a tale of two cities.

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #81 on: October 12, 2019, 09:52:48 AM »
the "trend" is to legalize marijuana as they have in more than a dozen states. or decriminalize it, as they have in 15 more.

Governor Cuomo hasn't suggested we "decriminalize drug selling in Jackson Heights" (while, apparently, keeping it illegal in Woodside and Astoria).

but, yes, the tale of two cities thing is getting worse and worse -- but fleeing to the suburbs isn't as realistic as it was 40 years ago, since even the exurbs have gotten relatively unaffordable (unless you're willing to commute from Vineland, NJ).

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #82 on: October 12, 2019, 10:14:54 AM »
The whole trend from the Governor on down is to decriminalize drug selling in Jackson Heights. Also prostitution is viewed as a victimless crime by many politicians. If you don’t like it there are other areas that don’t take that view. We have a new flight to the suburbs from people tired of poor schools and higher crime. This is what happened to NYC in the 1970’s The real NYC “Manhattan” is being over saturated with high end luxury condos for foreigners from around the world with money to invest in the bubble. They don’t care about the schools and are rarely in NYC. It is a tale of two cities.

If drug sales are criminalized once again just where should wealthy Manhattanites go to buy their drugs?  What about their needs?  As far as schools go, that's where the private sector comes in.  The last thing that the wealthy residents wants is for their children to end up in crappy, overcrowded schools.  #factoflife

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #83 on: October 12, 2019, 10:26:30 AM »
Sunset Park, Brooklyn had similar drug problems recently.

But the police were onto it and shut them down.

A pity we can't reach out to the Sunset Park, Brooklyn police.

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Re: Drug Dealing from 86th-88th
« Reply #83 on: October 12, 2019, 10:26:30 AM »