100 drug arrests kick off new push against downtown crime

Screen Shot 2015-04-28 at 12.59.04 PM4/23/15–More than 100 people suspected of selling heroin, order methamphetamine, prostate prescription narcotics, cocaine and marijuana have been arrested since Wednesday as part of the latest effort to clean up the business and retail core. The arrests are part of the new “9½ Block Strategy,” a multipronged approach to combat and reduce street crime in the area between First and Fourth avenues and Union and Stewart streets. Read