Statement by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh on Drug Trafficking Arrests and Indictment:

“The arrests and federal drug indictment announced today mean Syracuse is a safer place. I commend the members of the Syracuse Police Department’s Special Investigations Division Narcotics and Gang Violence Task Force Sections for their outstanding work.

I also thank the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the New York State Police, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security-ICE, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Auburn Police Department, and the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”