Media Advisory: Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Local and State Officials and Community Leaders to Hold Press Conference following Inwood Drug Bust

January 9, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY13) will hold a press conference today, January 9th at 10:30 a.m. EST at the intersection of Vermilyea Avenue and 204th Street following last week’s arrest of 32 individuals accused of running a drug marketplace on Vermilyea Avenue in Inwood. 


Rep. Espaillat will be joined by local and state officials, community leaders and officers from the New York Police Department – 34 Precinct.  


This event is open press.


WHO:             Congressman Adriano Espaillat

                        NY State Senator Marisol Alcantara

                        NY State Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa

                        NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez

                        New York Police Department (NYPD)

                        Community activists


WHAT:          Press conference to discuss Inwood drug arrests 


WHEN:          Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. EST


WHERE:       Intersection of Vermilyea Avenue and 204th Street, Inwood


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Media inquiries: Candace Randle Person at