Authorities arrest 43 in Brownsville drug bust

More than 40 people between the ages of 15 and 21 have been indicted in a Brownsville drug bust. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes says the streets of Brownsville became a war zone as two rival

News 12 Staff

Jan 20, 2012, 12:46 AM

Updated 4,467 days ago

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Authorities arrest 43 in Brownsville drug bust
More than 40 people between the ages of 15 and 21 have been indicted in a Brownsville drug bust.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes says the streets of Brownsville became a war zone as two rival gangs went to war with one another, leading to the deaths of innocent people.
Hynes says the gangs' motivation was to yield power over the community and not money. He says some of the 43 suspects would even brag about their violence on social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.


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