Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN)
Located in Newtown, Pennsylvania
(215) 504-4910
Serving Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and the
District of Columbia, as well as Canada, and England

MAGLOCLEN 2016 State Impact Sheets

 

Click on a MAGLOCLEN state below to download an Impact sheet:

 

Delaware Indiana Maryland/D.C.
Michigan New Jersey New York
Ohio Pennsylvania

 

What Law Enforcement is Saying About MAGLOCLEN

 

“Our agency was very pleased with the analytical services provided. The product was very professional and completed in a timely manner. The case has yet to be adjudicated.”

—Detective Ryan Whitaker
Fairborn, Ohio, Police Department

“Action Response Plans for schools is an excellent program to offer police departments.”

—Detective James DeGori
Beaver, Pennsylvania, Police Department

“The map created by the analytical staff was instrumental in communicating the existence of two gangs that were involved in a violent dispute as well as the motivation of the juvenile defendant charged in the case being prosecuted.”

—Detective Mario Formica
Atlantic County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office

“I just wanted to let you know that the information you provided assisted in locating a suspect in an arson and shooting.”

—Tripp Wagner
Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office

“The information you obtained and provided was critical to the successful conclusion of this case. Too often, MAGLOCLEN and your efforts go unnoticed; be advised that it is greatly appreciated. This is a great example of how law enforcement partners, working together, can remove violent, habitual offenders from our streets.”

—Sergeant William M. Valentine
Westminster, Maryland, Police Department

“Thanks so much for all of your work on these school Action Response Plans. I hope that we never need to use them, but I am glad to have them available. All of the work that you do at MAGLOCLEN is greatly appreciated by the small, local police departments like ours. Thank you for all of the hard work with this project, as well as the other support that MAGLOCLEN provides to law enforcement.”

—Lieutenant Craig Austenberg
Mount Olive Township, New Jersey, Police Department

“The [MAGLOCLEN analyst] did an excellent job with the maps and diagrams we asked him to create; they really helped the jury follow along. The defendant was convicted of first-degree murder.”

—Detective John Wittenberger
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office

“A bulletin created by MAGLOCLEN was disseminated to fusion centers throughout the tristate area and to federal law enforcement agencies. The bulletin helped link this case to a similar incident that had occurred in Florham Park, New Jersey. The case is ongoing, and the bulletin that MAGLOCLEN prepared has been instrumental in drawing attention to this case.”

—Captain Brian Pesce
Bordentown, New Jersey, Police Department

“I was very pleased with the final diagram prepared by MAGLOCLEN’s analytical staff. It was a very important trial exhibit. The turnaround time was fast! The defendant was convicted of robbery and related charges.”

—Ms. Sandy Urgan, Assistant District Attorney
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office

“As always, the analytical product was excellent and received quickly.”

—Deputy Chief Jason Helfer
Greece, New York, Police Department

“The diagram prepared by [Criminal Intelligence Analyst] was viewed by the suspect and assisted in him admitting that he was at the crime scene.”

—Detective Joseph Zimmerman
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Bureau of Police

“Although no arrests were made, a suspect was located and interviewed. After that interview, no further incidents occurred. I appreciate all that you and the team at MAGLOCLEN do for the Lumberton Police Department. Not having the help we once did, I look to MAGLOCLEN as the third detective in the office.”

—Detective Thomas LaRosa
Lumberton Township, New Jersey, Police Department

“The analytical work provided by [Criminal Intelligence Analyst] was essential to my investigation. Due to the vast amount of data provided by an online classifieds site and an online payment vendor, this analytical work greatly assisted my investigation and the filing of my criminal complaints.”

—Detective Don Brauckmann
Moorestown Township, New Jersey, Police Department

“In my time with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN), I have come to appreciate the partnership we have. MAGLOCLEN is vital to MARGIN’s success. I thank you for all of the assistance. Without your support, our conference would not have had the success that we have experienced these past ten years.”

—Robert Marker, President
Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)

“The maps that were provided were very helpful for our response planning for incidents at our high school.”

—School Resource Officer Scott Bayley
Mount Holly, New Jersey, Police Department

“Without [Criminal Intelligence Analyst] and the professionals at MAGLOCLEN, this case would not have been as successful. As a result, we were able to identify more than 1,200 victims.”

—Detective Sergeant Robert Parry
New Jersey State Police

“I wanted to let you know that the information you provided on this case led to the arrest of a crystal methamphetamine dealer.”

—Detective Justin L. Keenan
Swissvale Borough, Pennsylvania, Police Department

“The [MAGLOCLEN Criminal Intelligence Analyst’s] analysis and charts were invaluable to this case—excellent work with cell tower analysis and pings.”

—Detective Kenneth Hawthorn
Warrington Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department

“With the assistance of MAGLOCLEN’s analytical staff, I was able to place the defendant in the area (West Norriton Township/Montgomery County, Pennsylvania) at the time of the theft. The defendant claimed that he was in New York.”

—Detective Sergeant Mike McGettigan
West Norriton Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department

“The analytical work provided by MAGLOCLEN, along with the testimony of the [MAGLOCLEN analyst], was instrumental in the conviction of the defendant in this homicide case. Without the maps, tracking both the defendant and the victim’s cellular telephones, which paralleled each other, the case would have been more difficult to prosecute. The product produced by MAGLOCLEN helped us establish a more professional demonstration of facts in this case, which are now part of what a jury looks for.”

—Detective Dan Beky
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office

“The product that the [MAGLOCLEN publications specialist] supplied will provide intelligence throughout the county of Somerset and New Jersey. The [publications specialist] designed a blank intelligence bulletin (template) and an intelligence brief (template) that can be changed and modified to fit the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office’s needs to disseminate intelligence in a timely manner. The bulletins were very professional looking and exactly what we wanted.”

—Detective Stacey Kelly
Somerset County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office

“Without the assistance of MAGLOCLEN, my case would not have been as strong. The provided cell phone mapping placed the subject within 200 yards of the incident. The subject pled guilty.”

—Detective Ryan Meixsell
Brielle, New Jersey, Police Department

MAGLOCLEN 2016 Success Stories

 

Analytical Services
Murder:The MAGLOCLEN analytical staff prepared a map of call detail records between a murder victim and the lead suspect that was utilized by the Ewing Township, New Jersey, Police Department in a homicide investigation. The map proved to be very useful to the investigation and during court appearances.
Murder:MAGLOCLEN analytical assistance provided to the Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department was helpful in a homicide trial. The MAGLOCLEN staff provided call detail records and a
map showing tower locations of the actor’s cellular phone prior to, during, and after a homicide. The
Upper Darby Township detective testified to this map as an expert in trial. The defendant was convicted of first-degree murder.
Homicide:The MAGLOCLEN analytical staff provided assistance to the Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department by creating graphical displays in the form of crime scene diagrams for an upcoming homicide trial. The crime scene was a highly populated urban area, with many buildings and relevant line-of-sight angles that were critical to the case. Working with investigators, the MAGLOCLEN staff created several large-format crime scene diagrams that provided an overview of the area, along with the location of seized physical evidence, witness locations, and scene photographs. The charts, coupled with high-resolution aerial imagery, were utilized extensively throughout the trial. The defendant was convicted of first-degree murder.
Homicide:The MAGLOCLEN analytical staff provided assistance to the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office in a double homicide case in which one victim was stabbed to death and the other victim was shot to death. Two suspects were prosecuted for the homicides–one suspect was convicted of first-degree homicide and the other suspect pled guilty to third-degree homicide. A third defendant fled to the Dominican Republic. The MAGLOCLEN staff assisted in creating a professional map of the area where the homicides occurred, labeling key locations to help the jury better understand the layout of the crime scene.
Homicide:The Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office contacted the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff for assistance in preparing for an upcoming first-degree homicide trial. The commonwealth alleged that 15 months earlier, the defendant in this case had brutally raped, robbed, and murdered an elementary school teacher in her home. The MAGLOCLEN staff prepared more than 20 demonstrative evidence charts to be used during the trial. These charts included crime scene diagrams, victim injury diagrams (both in color and in black and white), photo arrays depicting the crime scene itself, photo arrays depicting the evidence obtained from the defendant’s residence, aerial imagery, and maps of the city of Lancaster that detailed numerous relevant locations. Just prior to the start of the jury trial, the defendant elected to enter a guilty plea. The charts prepared by MAGLOCLEN were subsequently utilized during the sentencing proceedings and referenced often by the judge. While imposing a sentence of 54 to 109 years, the judge commented, “To say this [crime] was barbaric, depraved, and senseless is an understatement.”
Harassment:The Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department contacted the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff to assist in creating a cell phone map containing cell phone records that were collected in an investigation of harassment. The map placed the calls as originating in the area of the suspect’s residence. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspect. The map will be utilized in the courtroom to provide a visual depiction of the calls related to the incident.
Fraud:MAGLOCLEN analytical assistance provided to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was helpful in an investigation involving fraud, wire fraud, false statements, and the theft of funds. HUD supplied the MAGLOCLEN staff with toll records that needed to be analyzed to determine possible patterns of criminal misconduct. The MAGLOCLEN staff created a very detailed report that outlined and explained each toll number. The United States Attorney’s Office anticipates that charges will be forthcoming.
National Special Security Event:MAGLOCLEN analytical assistance was utilized by the United States Secret Service‒Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office and the Multi Agency Communications Center during the Papal visit (a national special security event (NSSE) for the Philadelphia area). High-resolution aerial imagery charts of key locations prepared by the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff were extremely beneficial in the pre-stage planning of the NSSE and assisted with protective intelligence logistics as well as public safety and vehicle planning.
Theft:The Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department contacted the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff for assistance regarding an investigation into a series of thefts from a local car dealership in which someone was stealing the tailgates from new pickup trucks located on the sales lot. Preliminary investigation had generated a person of interest; however, investigating officers were interested in what additional information could be gleaned from the suspect’s cell phone usage. Cell phone data was obtained from the service provider and provided to the MAGLOCLEN staff, who reviewed, analyzed, and interpreted the data to isolate the relevant dates and times of the thefts. The corresponding cellular antenna data, coupled with the physical location of the car dealership, revealed a distinct pattern of activity. The investigating officer relayed that the maps and spreadsheets generated for this case were a crucial part of this ongoing investigation.
Burglary:The MAGLOCLEN analytical staff provided assistance to the South Brunswick, New Jersey, Police Department in an investigation involving a warehouse burglary. Based on data provided through a communication data warrant, the MAGLOCLEN staff prepared a visual aid, plotting cell phone towers and the burglary suspect’s cell phone location. The visual aid showed that the suspect was in the immediate area of the warehouse at the time of the burglary and will be a useful tool in the courtroom presentation.
Burglary:MAGLOCLEN analytical assistance provided to the Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department was helpful in a large-scale investigation involving a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia Counties of Pennsylvania. The investigation, which involved law enforcement agencies from Montgomery County and four surrounding counties, culminated with the arrest of a suspect who was charged with 89 incidents of burglary over a one-year period. Charges included 66 counts of overnight burglary with people present in the home; 2 counts of overnight burglary where no one was home; 2 counts of nonresidential burglary; and 19 counts of attempted residential burglary. The suspect is also facing charges related to three overnight burglaries and one attempted burglary in Cheltenham Township, which is part of the same crime spree. Money, cell phones, electronic devices, and purses were the most common articles stolen from homeowners. The victims suffered financial losses in excess of $200,000. The MAGLOCLEN analytical staff assisted in creating more than 30 cell tower map charts showing the suspect’s phone/location on the nights of the burglaries, also highlighting the nearest train stations, since this was thought to be the suspect’s method of transportation. In addition, the MAGLOCLEN staff downloaded the suspect’s phone records and identified numbers that the suspect had called before and after the burglaries. Phone analysis allowed the MAGLOCLEN staff to identify a specific address as a common location of several items that were taken. Detectives then posted a pole camera in that location, which eventually caught the suspect on video. The suspect was subsequently identified and arrested.
Kidnapping/Burglary/Robbery:Cell phone mapping provided for the Washington County, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff was utilized at the trial of a defendant who was indicted for kidnapping, burglary, and robbery. The defendant was found guilty on all counts.
Kidnapping/Burglary/Robbery:Analytical assistance provided to the Lower Saucon Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department by the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff was helpful in a theft investigation. The MAGLOCLEN staff created a chart with a map that pinpointed cell tower locations and theft locations for the requesting officers. The analytical product aided in obtaining a confession from the suspect and will be useful in the prosecution of the case.
Rape:MAGLOCLEN analytical assistance was helpful to the Wilkes–Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department in a rape investigation. The apprehension and prosecution of a defendant led to solving a serial rapist case, wherein the defendant was prosecuted for two other previously unsolved rapes. Cell phone maps prepared by the MAGLOCLEN analytical staff showed the defendant’s location and led to a guilty plea.
Audio/Video Services
Armed Robbery:The Cecil County, Maryland, State’s Attorney’s Office submitted a series of eight store camera recordings of a suspect involved in an armed robbery to MAGLOCLEN for enhancement. As a result of the enhanced photographs a suspect was identified and arrested, along with a female suspect. The two suspects were charged with the robbery and burglary and robbery and home invasion robbery related to two other incidents.
Armed Robbery/Home Invasion:A video enhancement completed for the Delaware County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office by MAGLOCLEN assisted in an armed robbery investigation. The video contained surveillance footage of a suspect wanted for two armed robberies, one that occurred in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, and the other, a home invasion that occurred in Upper Merion, Pennsylvania. As a result of the enhanced video, a suspect was identified and later arrested. The enhancement was used by prosecutors during the trial and aided in securing a guilty verdict against the suspect, who was sentenced to 35 to 70 years in prison.
Armed Robbery/Car Jacking:A video enhancement completed for the Ewing Township, New Jersey, Police Department by MAGLOCLEN assisted in an armed robbery investigation. The video depicted a suspect, armed with what appeared to be a handgun, robbing an automobile outlet. As a result of the enhanced video, detectives received a tip on the name and a possible location of the suspect. The suspect was arrested by local and state authorities and charged with armed robbery, carjacking, and weapons offenses. A .38-caliber revolver and a ski mask were confiscated during the arrest. The suspect has also been charged with two additional armed robberies that were committed prior to this incident.
Armed Robbery:A video enhanced by MAGLOCLEN for the Moorestown, New Jersey, Police Department by MAGLOCLEN was helpful in an armed robbery investigation. The video depicted a suspect wanted for questioning in the armed robbery of a gas station and two additional robberies that had occurred in the same area. As a result of the enhancement, the suspect was identified and later arrested. The suspect pled guilty to armed robbery.
Armed Robbery:MAGLOCLEN video enhancement services provided for the Morris County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office contributed to the success of an armed robbery investigation. After the enhancement of a series of videos taken from the store security system, a suspect was identified and arrested and charged with robbery, conspiracy, burglary, theft, and possession of a firearm. The enhanced videos will be used during the trial of the suspect.
Robbery:Video enhancement services provided for the Somerset County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff assisted in a robbery investigation. Videos from the security cameras of three gas stations depicted three males with knives robbing the gas stations. Two of the suspects were arrested shortly after the robberies, and a third suspect was arrested as a result of the enhanced videos. The three suspects were charged with robbery in the first degree and attempted robbery in the second degree and are being held in county jail, awaiting a trial date.
Robbery:Video enhancement services provided for the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff assisted in the trial of three suspects, who were charged with robbery and possession of a weapon. The videos captured the three suspects robbing and striking the complainant with a gun. The suspects were captured shortly after the incident. The enhanced videos were used at the trial and assisted prosecutors in securing a guilty verdict.
Robbery:A MAGLOCLEN video enhancement completed for the Atlantic County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office was helpful in an armed robbery investigation. The enhanced video of four suspects wanted for questioning resulted in their being identified and subsequently arrested and charged with felony armed robbery. Two of the suspects, who were juveniles, pled guilty to first- and second-degree robbery.
Robbery:A MAGLOCLEN video enhancement completed for the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office was helpful to investigators. The enhancement of a cell phone video containing photographs of a suspect wanted for questioning in the armed robbery of a gas station assisted investigators with identifying the suspect, who was arrested and charged with robbery. The suspect is currently awaiting trial.
Robbery:A video enhancement completed for the Middlesex County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff proved useful in an armed robbery investigation. The video contained surveillance footage of an armed robbery being committed at a discount store in its jurisdiction. The suspect was arrested and charged with robbery. The enhanced video was presented to the defendant prior to trial, and at that time, the suspect pled guilty to robbery.
Robbery:A video enhancement completed by the MAGLOCLEN staff for the Englewood, New Jersey, Police Department assisted in the identification and arrest of a robbery suspect. The video contained surveillance of an armed suspect committing a robbery of a liquor store. The suspect in the video was wearing a distinctive pair of sneakers. As a result of the enhanced video and information from the community, the suspect was arrested and charged with multiple counts of robbery. It was later learned that the suspect had a long criminal record, including a murder conviction in New York City.
Robbery:Video enhancements provided to the Abington Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department by MAGLOCLEN assisted in the identification and arrest of a robbery suspect. The videos captured a robbery committed by a lone suspect with a handgun at a local convenience store. A store employee was shot in the leg by the suspect during the robbery. It was learned that the Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, Police Department was also looking for a suspect who fit this suspect’s description for two similar armed robberies. As a result of the video enhancement and the assistance of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department, the suspect was identified and arrested and charged with attempted homicide, four counts of robbery, firearms violations, and other related charges.
Burglary:MAGLOCLEN video enhancement services provided to the Garrett County, Maryland, Sheriff’s Office were helpful in a burglary investigation. The enhancement of a video showing two suspects wanted for questioning in connection to a pharmacy burglary resulted in their identification. The suspects were arrested and charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary, conspiracy, and destruction of property.
Burglary:A video enhancement completed for the Morrisville, Pennsylvania, Police Department by MAGLOCLEN assisted in a burglary investigation. The video depicted the suspect breaking into a local electronics store and burglarizing the store. A suspect was detained shortly thereafter for questioning and was later arrested and charged with the burglary. The same suspect was also charged with a burglary in Trenton, New Jersey.
Burglary:Video enhancement services provided to the Deptford Township, New Jersey, Police Department by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff assisted in a burglary investigation. As a result of the enhancement of store security videos of suspects wanted for a burglary, two suspects were identified. It was learned that these same suspects were wanted for questioning in similar burglaries in Salem and Camden Counties,
New Jersey. The suspects were subsequently arrested in Camden, at which time, they were in possession of some of the items that were reported stolen. The suspects were charged with burglary and receiving stolen property and are awaiting similar charges in Salem County.
Robbery/Aggravated Assault:A video enhancement completed by MAGLOCLEN for the Bristol Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department assisted in the identification of ten individuals who were involved in fights that resulted in multiple stabbings and assaults. The enhanced video captured two large fights outside a bar that was part of the evidence submitted to a Bucks County grand jury, which recommended robbery and aggravated assault charges against the ten individuals.
Assault:A video enhancement completed by MAGLOCLEN assisted the Poughkeepsie City, New York, Police Department in clearing officers of misconduct in the shooting death of a suspect. The video depicted the suspect being confronted by responding police officers, while acting in an irrational manner. The enhancement provided by MAGLOCLEN showed the suspect had a box cutter in his hand, which he used to cut the arm, face, and neck of one of the responding officers.
Assault:Audio/video enhancement services provided to the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff assisted in an investigation involving the shooting of a cab driver by an unknown subject. The video, taken from the security camera inside the cab, contained dialogue between the suspect and the cab driver and the actual shooting. As a result of the enhanced video, a suspect was identified and later arrested. The enhanced video and audio were used at the preliminary hearing for the suspect, who was held on charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. The suspect is currently being held on high bail and is awaiting a trial date.
Aggravated Assault:A video enhancement completed for the Somerset County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff assisted with its investigation of an arson that was committed at a private residence while the occupants were at home. Video surveillance from a local business captured a suspect’s vehicle and a license plate number, which was identified through the MAGLOCLEN enhancement. The vehicle in question was registered to a person who was known to the occupants of the residence. With the aid of the enhanced video, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office charged a male suspect with three counts of aggravated assault in the second degree for starting the fire.
Attempted Murder/Aggravated Assault:A video enhancement completed by the MAGLOCLEN staff assisted the Manheim Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department in the investigation of a stabbing of a juvenile female, resulting in a serious injury. The video from a home security camera captured a group of juvenile males advancing towards and retreating from an area in which the stabbing occurred. As a result of the enhanced video, a suspect was identified as a person of interest in the investigation. The suspect turned himself in to authorities and was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault.
Attempted Murder:MAGLOCLEN video enhancement services were utilized by the Atlantic County,
New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in an investigation involving the shooting of a female by a male suspect in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The enhanced video prepared by MAGLOCLEN was used by prosecutors during the trial of the suspect and aided in securing a guilty verdict. The suspect was found guilty of attempted murder, with seven additional criminal counts.
Murder:A MAGLOCLEN audio enhancement completed for the Greenfield, Indiana, Police Department was helpful in an investigation involving a family disturbance that resulted in the death of a one-year-old child. The enhanced audio of the 9-1-1 recording received by police dispatch was utilized at the preliminary hearing of the child’s parents, and as a result, both parents were held on murder charges.
Murder:MAGLOCLEN video enhancement services provided to the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office were helpful in an investigation involving the assault of two women and the subsequent murder of a three-month-old infant. The video from a residential security system showed the suspect beating two women after he allegedly threw the child and one of the women from a third-floor window. The infant died the following day. The enhanced video was used during the trial of the suspect, who was convicted of felony murder of the three-month-old infant and the attempted murder of the two women. The suspect was sentenced to 113 years in prison.
Murder:A video enhancement completed by MAGLOCLEN for the Vineland, New Jersey, Police Department and the Cumberland County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office assisted in an attempted murder investigation. The video enhancement, which contained surveillance of three suspects, was submitted to the grand jury, along with additional evidence. The grand jury returned an indictment against the suspects, who were charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes. The suspects are currently being held in the Cumberland County prison and are awaiting trial.
Murder:Video enhancements completed for the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff were helpful in obtaining a guilty verdict in the trial of a suspect who was accused of killing two sisters. The videos contained storefront coverage of the suspect, who was being questioned for the brutal murders of the two sisters. Over the course of five months, numerous videos and an audio file were submitted to MAGLOCLEN for enhancement purposes. With the assistance of the enhanced videos and expert testimony from the MAGLOCLEN technical law enforcement coordinator (LEC) regarding the videos, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office secured a guilty verdict on all counts against the suspect. The suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Homicide:An audio recording enhanced by MAGLOCLEN for the Jackson County, Michigan, Prosecutor’s Office was useful in a homicide trial. The enhancement of a taped interview between a Jackson County detective and a suspect being questioned for a homicide was utilized during the trial of the defendant. The defendant was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.
Homicide:Audio and video enhancement services completed by MAGLOCLEN assisted the Millersville, Pennsylvania, University Police Department and the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office in a homicide investigation involving a female student who had been murdered in her dormitory room. The video contained security camera footage of a person entering the dormitory room of the student and audio of the person calling 9-1-1 for assistance. A person of interest who was known to the victim was the lead suspect. With the assistance of the enhancement used during the preliminary hearing, the suspect was charged with criminal homicide and is currently awaiting trial.
Homicide:A MAGLOCLEN video enhancement provided for the Erie County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office assisted in a homicide investigation. The video contained footage of a group of males following a male on a bicycle, who was later murdered. A juvenile suspect was identified and turned himself in to authorities. The enhanced video was utilized during the preliminary hearing and, as a result, the suspect was charged as an adult. Charges included criminal homicide, murder, reckless endangerment, robbery, and firearms offenses.
Homicide:A video enhancement completed for the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff assisted with the identification of two suspects who were responsible for the murder of the son of a Hudson County corrections officer. The video captured two suspects fleeing from the homicide that occurred in Jersey City, New Jersey. As a result of the enhancement, the two suspects were identified, arrested, and charged with murder and weapons offenses.
Fraud:A video enhancement completed by MAGLOCLEN assisted the United States Postal Inspector Service, Philadelphia Division, in a fraud investigation. The video, received from bank security cameras captured a suspect cashing fraudulent checks. As a result of the enhancement, a suspect was identified and arrested by postal authorities. The suspect was charged with four counts of bank fraud and 22 counts of aggravated identity theft.
Arson:A video enhancement completed for the Anne Arundel County, Maryland, State’s Attorney’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN staff was helpful in the identification of a suspect who was wanted for questioning in an arson/attempted murder investigation. The video from a gas station contained surveillance footage of the suspect. As a result of the enhanced video, the suspect was identified and charged by a grand jury with three counts of attempted murder, one count of first-degree arson, four counts of first-degree malicious burning, and three counts of reckless endangerment.
Arson:A MAGLOCLEN video enhancement completed for the Jersey City, New Jersey, Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office was helpful in an arson investigation involving the displacement of 48 residents. As a result of the enhanced video, two suspects were identified. One suspect was arrested and charged with 25 counts of aggravated arson. The additional suspect is still at large.
Arson:Video enhancement services provided to the Sussex County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff assisted in an investigation involving a suspected arson that resulted in the destruction of a New Jersey diner. The video, taken from a nearby gas station, showed a suspected vehicle parked before and after the fire. The MAGLOCLEN enhancement aided investigators in identifying a suspect, who was subsequently arrested and charged with three counts related to arson, including insurance fraud.
Narcotics:Video enhancements completed for the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by MAGLOCLEN proved useful in a narcotics investigation. The enhancement of videos capturing narcotics officers buying illegal drugs from alleged drug dealers assisted with the identification of 18 suspects, who were arrested and charged with felony drug violations. The videos will be utilized at the trial of the suspects.
Narcotics:Video enhancement services provided for the New Jersey Office of Attorney General, Division of Criminal Justice, by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff were helpful in the trial of a suspect who was involved in a drug transaction with an undercover narcotics officer that led to a police pursuit and injury to two police officers. The defendant was indicted by a grand jury and held on numerous charges, including possession and distribution of cocaine. The 18 videos that were enhanced by MAGLOCLEN staff were utilized at the defendant’s trial and assisted prosecutors in attaining a guilty verdict against the suspect.
Confidential Funds Services
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN confidential funds provided to the Salem County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office contributed to the success of a three-month narcotics investigation involving local, county, state, and federal authorities. The main target of the investigation was allegedly obtaining bulk quantities of cocaine and phencyclidine outside of Salem County and distributing the drugs to people in Salem City, New Jersey, and its surrounding areas. Many of the suspect’s alleged customers were suspected of reselling the drugs. The funding supplied by MAGLOCLEN was utilized to perform undercover buys from the main target. The investigation resulted in the arrests of 16 individuals, one of whom was charged as the leader of the drug distribution network. Approximately 5 ounces of cocaine, valued at $9,000, was seized, and a large-scale drug distribution ring in Salem County was shut down.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN confidential funds provided to the South Haven, Michigan, Police Department assisted in a narcotics investigation involving the Southwest Enforcement Team, a multijurisdictional narcotics team composed of detectives from the Michigan State Police; the South Haven Police Department; the Berrien County, Michigan, Sheriff’s Office; and the Covert Township, Michigan, Police Department. The funds were used to complete undercover buys and further the investigation of a high-level drug dealer, who was operating in the Benton Harbor, Michigan, area. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspect who was charged with multiple counts of delivery of crack cocaine. Seizures included 67.43 grams of crack cocaine, valued at $7,000, and 2.4 grams of heroin, valued at $500.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN confidential funds provided to the Wanaque, New Jersey, Police Department assisted in a narcotics investigation involving numerous complaints of a residence in its jurisdiction where narcotics activity was allegedly taking place. The confidential funds were utilized to purchase narcotics from the target of the investigation. A search warrant was executed on the target’s residence that resulted in the seizures of 4 ounces of marijuana, valued at $1,000, and $3,118 in U.S. currency. The suspect, a
17-year-old, was charged with numerous narcotics-related offenses, including distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school zone and 500 feet of a park. The suspect was released to the custody of his parents pending court.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN confidential funds provided to the Hudson County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office were utilized in its investigation of an illegal narcotics distribution ring operating from the
Hudson County area. The funding was used to conduct several controlled purchases from the target of the organization. A search warrant was subsequently executed on the target’s apartment, which resulted in the seizure of 70 bags of heroin, valued at $4,500, and the arrest of one individual.
Burglary/Theft/Receiving Stolen Property:MAGLOCLEN confidential funds provided to the Mahway,
New Jersey, Police Department assisted with an investigation involving numerous reports of money and credit cards being stolen from the women’s locker room at a local sports club. The confidential funds were used to purchase a debit card that was planted, along with cash from the funds, in a locker in the women’s locker room. The items were placed with a Global Positioning System (GPS) locator during the time that the thefts were occurring. After stealing the cash from the locker, the suspect was tracked and stopped by police. The suspect was in possession of items shoplifted from stores located in the general area and gift cards that were funded with items she had stolen and returned to the stores. The suspect admitted to the thefts and was charged with burglary, theft, and receiving stolen property.
Confidential Funds/Intelligence Research Services
Auto Theft:MAGLOCLEN assistance provided to the Le Roy, New York, Police Department was helpful in an investigation involving a suspect who stole a vehicle from Kentucky and abandoned it in Le Roy. A swab of the steering wheel from the abandoned car led to the suspect, who had a rap sheet in multiple states and outstanding warrants in three states. The MAGLOCLEN intelligence research staff was contacted for assistance in locating the suspect. The MAGLOCLEN staff determined that the suspect was in New York, near his hometown, which was a five-hour drive from Le Roy. MAGLOCLEN was contacted, once again, for investigative travel funds to enable detectives to travel to Greene County and Columbia County, in
New York, in an attempt to locate the suspect. With the aid of the Catskill, New York, Police Department and the Columbia County, New York, Sheriff’s Office, the suspect was located, and an interview was conducted. The suspect was arrested by the Catskill Police Department on an outstanding warrant. The
Le Roy Police Department’s case is pending further investigation, but the chance that an arrest will be made is promising. When the suspect finishes his stay(s) in New York, it is expected that the state of Pennsylvania may extradite him on an outstanding warrant.
Equipment Services
Outstanding Warrant:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Atlantic County,
New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office, Fugitive Task Force in an investigation involving a female who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. The equipment was used to confirm the location and the identity of the suspect. As a result of the surveillance, the suspect was positively identified and arrested.
Fugitive/Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Atlantic County,
New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office during the execution of an arrest warrant for a wanted fugitive. The equipment was utilized to locate and confirm the fugitive’s location and identity. After the fugitive’s identity was confirmed, officers executed an arrest warrant on the location. During the course of the search warrant, the suspect was found to be in possession of 8.68 ounces of heroin valued at $22,140. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of heroin with the intent to deliver.
Narcotics:A MAGLOCLEN GPS vehicle tracker was utilized by the Livingston County, Michigan, Sheriff’s Office in a narcotics investigation. The GPS was used to track and document the alleged suspects while they were conducting illegal drug sales. As a result of the information gathered, three suspects were arrested and charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 12 grams of heroin valued at $1,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN GPS equipment was utilized by the Livingston County, Michigan, Sheriff’s Department in a narcotics investigation. The GPS was utilized to track, record, and aid investigators in securing a search warrant on the suspect’s property. The investigation resulted in the arrest of one individual and the discovery of an unlawful marijuana grow operation. The suspect was charged with felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Seizures included 46.5 ounces of marijuana valued at $18,600.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Manchester Township, New Jersey, Police Department and the Ocean County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a narcotics sting operation. The equipment was used during the course of the operation to record the transactions between the buyers and the sellers. The investigation resulted in the arrests of 15 suspects and the confiscation of 8.19 ounces of heroin valued at $2,032.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during the execution of a federal arrest warrant on a suspect wanted for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and weapons offenses. The equipment was used to positively identify the wanted suspect and record the execution of the warrant. The suspect was arrested, and a fully loaded automatic weapon was confiscated.
Narcotics:A MAGLOCLEN pole camera was utilized during a five-month narcotics investigation involving the Rockland County, New York, Sheriff’s Office; the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office; the
New York State Police; the Spring Valley, New York, Police Department; the Ramapo, New York, Police Department; the Clarkstown, New York, Police Department; and the Haverstraw, New York, Police Department. The investigation focused on the distribution of cocaine and heroin in the Rockland County area. The pole camera aided investigators in identifying the suspects and helping to secure an affidavit for probable cause for arrest-and-search warrants. Numerous search warrants were executed, which resulted in the arrests of 30 individuals and the confiscation of .11 ounces of cocaine, valued at $300; 3 ounces of
heroin, valued at $4,500; 7 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $300; $30,000 in U.S. currency; and five firearms. The defendants were charged with conspiracy and second- and third-degree sale of a controlled substance.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Wharton Borough, New Jersey, Police Department and the Morris County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office during a three-month investigation involving the distribution of cocaine. The equipment was used to record and document the actions of the prime suspect to aid in securing a search warrant on the suspect’s residence. As a result of the information received, a search warrant was executed and the suspect was arrested and charged with felony drug offenses. Seizures included .55 ounces of cocaine, valued at $12,000, and $1,800 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:The Berwick Borough, Pennsylvania, Police Department; the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General; and the Columbia County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office utilized MAGLOCLEN audio recording equipment in a narcotics investigation involving the manufacturing of methamphetamine (meth). As a result of information received through the use of the equipment, a search warrant was executed on a suspected meth lab. The investigation resulted in the arrests of three individuals, who were charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of precursor chemicals, risking a catastrophe, and criminal conspiracy.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN audio recording equipment was utilized by the Berwick, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General’s Narcotics Unit during a narcotics investigation. As a result of information gathered through the use of the equipment, probable cause for a search warrant was approved and executed. The investigation resulted in the arrests of three individuals on drug violations. Seizures included 24.46 ounces of heroin, valued at $69,300, and $5,000 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Camden County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; the New Jersey State Police; the New Jersey Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); the Philadelphia/Camden High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA); and numerous local
New Jersey law enforcement agencies in a three-month investigation involving the distribution of illegal drugs in the Winslow, New Jersey, area. The surveillance equipment was utilized to record the activities and help identify the main suspects in the operation. The investigation resulted in the arrests of six individuals, who were charged with federal drug violations. Seizures included 3 kilos of cocaine, valued at $120,000;
1.5 pounds of marijuana, valued at $6,600; 1 ounce of Ecstasy (MDMA,) valued at $1,500; 200 oxycodone pills, valued at $4,000; two handguns; and $9,000 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Camden County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office, along with local law enforcement agencies and the New Jersey Office of the DEA, during a narcotics investigation. The investigation involved a drug trafficking organization that was distributing cocaine and marijuana in the Camden County area. The equipment was used to record the transactions of the dealers and identify the main suspects of the organization. The investigation resulted in the arrests of three suspects who were believed to be in the United States illegally. The suspects were remanded to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. Seizures included 5 ounces of cocaine, valued at $5,000; 96 ounces of marijuana, valued at $38,400; three firearms, valued at $1,500; three vehicles, valued at $9,000; and $13,500 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Manchester Township, New Jersey, Police Department in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the actions of two suspects while they were engaging in drug transactions from their vehicle. As a result of information gathered through surveillance, the vehicle and its two occupants were stopped by police, who confiscated 3.53 ounces of heroin, valued at $1,000, as well as the vehicle, valued at $8,000. The two suspects were arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver, hindering apprehension, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized in a multijurisdictional narcotics investigation involving the Millville, New Jersey, Police Department; the New Jersey State Police; and law enforcement agencies from the New Jersey counties of Cumberland, Gloucester, and Cape May. The investigation, dubbed “Operation Last Friday,” targeted the trafficking of drugs, firearms, and acts of violence in southern New Jersey. The equipment was used to assist agencies in gaining probable cause for search warrants. Twenty-two search warrants were executed, which resulted in the arrests of 16 suspects and the confiscation of 529.11 ounces of heroin, valued at $97,500; 26 ounces of cocaine, valued at $31,200; 35.20 ounces of marijuana, valued at $2,200; ten firearms, valued at $7,000; and $70,657 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:The New Jersey HIDTA Office, the New Jersey DEA, and the New York State Police arrested a California resident and confiscated 22 kilos of heroin. The arrest and the seizure of the heroin culminated in a search warrant being executed in Teaneck, New Jersey. Surveillance equipment from MAGLOCLEN was utilized by investigators to record the execution of the search warrant and to record and document the evidence. The suspect was transferred to Bergen County, New Jersey, jail and held on high bail, awaiting federal charges. Seizures included 774.40 ounces of heroin, valued at $5,000,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey HIDTA; the
Cumberland County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; the Vineland, New Jersey, Police Department; the Bridgeton, New Jersey, Police Department; and the New Jersey DEA in an investigation involving the distribution of marijuana from a private residence. The equipment was used to record the activities at the location to gain evidence for a search warrant. As a result of evidence gathered, a search warrant was executed and two individuals were arrested and charged with felony drug violations. One suspect was also charged with hindering apprehension and obstruction of justice. Seizures included 80 ounces of marijuana, valued at $20,000; five firearms, valued at $7,000; and two vehicles, valued at $14,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN audio and video recording equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police; the Trenton, New Jersey, Police Department; the Mercer County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), District of New Jersey, during a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the takedown of alleged drug dealers and to record evidence. The investigation resulted in the arrests of nine individuals, who were charged with federal drug violations. Seizures included 3.42 ounces of heroin, valued at $48,500; 420 grams of marijuana, valued at $4,200;
10 grams of cocaine, valued at $1,000; and $11,800 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police; the Cumberland, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; the Vineland, New Jersey, Police Department; the Bridgeton, New Jersey, Police Department; and the Cumberland County, New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office in an investigation involving the distribution of heroin from a residence in Millville, New Jersey. The equipment was used to record the activity at the suspected location to gain probable cause for a search warrant. As a result of information received through surveillance, a search-and-seizure warrant was executed, which resulted in the arrest of one individual and the confiscation of 200 bags of heroin (7.06 ounces), valued at $16,000; 22 grams of unpackaged heroin, valued at $1,760; 4.2 grams of crystal meth, valued at $315; and $1,157 in U.S. currency. The suspect was charged with felony drug violations.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police in a narcotics investigation involving the distribution of heroin in several New Jersey counties. The equipment was used to record the transactions of the dealers and to identify key subjects and locations for future arrest warrants. The investigation resulted in the arrests of 26 individuals, who were charged with felony drug violations, including conspiracy. Seizures included $8,000 in U.S. currency; 200 bricks (200 ounces) of heroin, valued at $100,000; and two firearms.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force during a three-month narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to document drug transactions and aid in gaining probable cause for search-and-seizure warrants. As a result of information gathered, three search warrants were executed. The investigation resulted in the arrests of three individuals, who were charged with felony drug violations, including possession with the intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school. Seizures included .88 ounces of cocaine, valued at $2,500; 38.65 ounces of heroin, valued at $134,200; $17,160 in U.S. currency; two vehicles, valued at $27,000; and one firearm, valued at $400.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police; the
New Jersey DEA; the Trenton, New Jersey, Police Department; the Mercer County, New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office; and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in a long-term narcotics investigation involving the distribution of drugs by suspected members of the Sex, Money, and Murder set of the Bloods street gang. The equipment was used to record and document the actions of the organization for probable-cause purposes. As a result of the information gathered through surveillance, ten search warrants were executed in Trenton; Hamilton, New Jersey; Lawrence Township, New Jersey; and Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Ten individuals were arrested and charged with federal drug trafficking and weapons offenses. Seizures included $25,000 in U.S. currency; five vehicles, valued at $50,000; two firearms, valued at $700; 98.77 ounces of heroin, valued at $168,000; 81.13 ounces of cocaine, valued at $82,800; and 1 kilo of crack cocaine, valued at $24,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the transactions of the suspects to gain probable cause for a search warrant. A search warrant was executed and resulted in the arrests of two individuals and the confiscation of 32.7 grams of crack cocaine, valued at $1,308; 3.2 grams of cocaine, valued at $224; two firearms; and $3,362 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:A MAGLOCLEN GPS vehicle tracker was utilized by the Pennsylvania State Police Electronic Surveillance Unit, along with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General; the Blair County, Pennsylvania, Drug Task Force; and the Altoona, Pennsylvania, Police Department in a long-term investigation involving the distribution of heroin. The GPS vehicle tracker was used to track the main suspects and their vehicle during drug transactions. The investigation resulted in the arrests of two individuals who were charged with criminal conspiracy and felony drug violations. Seizures included 17.65 ounces of heroin, valued at $10,000, and $4,885 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department in two separate narcotics investigations. In the first investigation, the Philadelphia Police Department received information from the Arizona Department of Homeland Security regarding a shipment of marijuana that was scheduled to arrive at a freight center in Philadelphia. The surveillance equipment was used in an attempt to identify individuals or vehicles possibly being used by the suspects in the operation. As a result of surveillance, three suspects and vehicles were stopped by uniformed police officers and
52.6 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, valued at $477,760, and $2,085 in U.S. currency were confiscated. The suspects were arrested and charged with federal drug violations. The second investigation involved the distribution of heroin from a private residence. During the course of this investigation, surveillance equipment was utilized to record the purchase of heroin by undercover narcotics officers and aid in securing probable cause for a search warrant. As a result of information gained through surveillance, a search warrant was executed on the suspect’s residence and 77.7 grams of heroin, valued at $25,900, and $4,883 in U.S. currency were confiscated. Three suspects were arrested and charged with the intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and conspiracy.
Narcotics:Surveillance equipment was utilized by investigators from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department detailed to the FBI’s Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force in two narcotics investigations. The equipment was used to record the activities at two locations to gain probable cause for a search warrant. The first investigation resulted in the arrest of one individual and the confiscation of 12 large marijuana plants (5,448 grams), valued at $54,480. The suspect, who had seven prior arrests, was arraigned on felony drug charges. The second investigation resulted in the arrests of six individuals, who were charged with possession with the intent to deliver. Seizures included 28 packets of heroin (1.2 ounces), valued at $290;
13 suboxone strips, valued at $1,230; $3,484 in U.S. currency; and two vehicles.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Intensive Drug Investigation Squad and the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the transactions between an undercover narcotics officer and an alleged drug dealer. After the fourth transaction, the suspect was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance. Seizures included 28 grams of hash oil, valued at $3,200; 88 THC gummies, valued at $880; 16.3 grams of hydroponic marijuana, valued at $326; $6,185 in U.S. currency; and drug paraphernalia.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department Narcotics Unit and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force during two separate narcotics investigations. The surveillance equipment was used to identify and confirm information received by the investigators. The first investigation resulted in the arrest of one individual, who was charged with possession with the intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and firearms violations. Seizures included 550 grams of hydroponic marijuana, valued at $11,000; 38,360 grams of synthetic marijuana, valued at $767,200; $700 in U.S. currency; and four weapons, valued at $1,000. The second investigation resulted in the arrest of one suspect, who was charged with possession of a controlled substance and intent to deliver. Seizures included 3,650 grams of hydroponic marijuana, valued at $273,000, and $3,450 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Spring Valley, New York, Police Department during a proactive operation in a business center where drugs were alleged to be distributed. During the course of surveillance, subjects were observed circling the parking lot, then parking their vehicle and peering into a suspected vehicle. Officers detained and interviewed four individuals, who were subsequently arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, and public intoxication. Forty-nine ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $2,100, was seized in the investigation.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department; the Pennsylvania State Police; and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General in a narcotics investigation involving the distribution of illegal drugs from a private residence. The surveillance equipment was used to aid in identifying the main suspects of the operation and gain probable cause for a search warrant. A search warrant was executed and resulted in the arrest of one individual, who was charged with possession with the intent to deliver cocaine and heroin and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Seizures included 125 grams of MDMA, valued at $2,500; 12.35 ounces of heroin, valued at $21,000; 1.06 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $3,000; and $7,400 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Wilkes–Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department during a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to aid in securing probable cause for a search warrant on a suspect who was believed to be dealing crack cocaine and heroin in parking lots of hotels and restaurants in the Wilkes-Barre area. As a result of information gained through surveillance, a search warrant was executed and the suspect was arrested and charged with state drug violations. Seizures included 0.35 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $792; 7.06 ounces of heroin, valued at $15,000; and $1,537 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN audio recording equipment was utilized by the Chester Township, New Jersey, Police Department; the Morris County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; and the Passaic County,
New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office during a narcotics investigation involving a large-scale narcotics operation that was importing heroin and cocaine from Passaic County and distributing the narcotics to the surrounding areas. The equipment was used to record drug transactions and aid in the identification of key suspects in the operation. The investigation culminated with the execution of numerous search warrants and the arrests
of 24 suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations, including conspiracy. Seizures included
2.89 ounces of heroin, valued at $14,000; 1.94 ounces of cocaine, valued at $4,400; 11 vehicles, valued at $77,000; 1 firearm, valued at $500; and $33,500 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Hamilton Township, New Jersey, Police Department, along with the Mercer County, New Jersey, Drug Task Force; the New Jersey State Police; the USMS, District of New Jersey; the DEA, New Jersey Division; the New Jersey HIDTA; and the Trenton, New Jersey, Police Department, in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to gain information for probable cause for search warrants and aid in the identification of key suspects in the organizations. As a result of information gained, search warrants were executed and eight individuals were arrested and charged with federal drug violations as well as possession with the intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school. Seizures included 3 ounces of raw heroin, valued at $4,500; 47.09 ounces of packaged heroin, valued at $80,000; 16 ounces of cocaine, valued at $1,100; 46 prescription pills, valued at $1,000;
3 vehicles, valued at $30,000; and $28,160 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Manchester Township, New Jersey, Police Department during a traffic stop in which a K-9 drug unit indicated the presence of narcotics in the trunk area of the vehicle. The stop resulted in the arrests of two suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations. The equipment from MAGLOCLEN was used to record the arrest and seizure of drugs for court purposes. Seizures included 7.94 ounces of heroin, valued at $5,500, and one vehicle, valued at $8,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Trenton, New Jersey, Police Department in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to confirm a suspected drug location and assist in securing a search warrant on that location. As a result of the information gathered, a search-and-seizure warrant was executed and three individuals were arrested, one of whom was a suspected G-Shine Blood member. The suspects were charged with felony drug violations and weapons offenses. Seizures included 56 ounces of marijuana, valued at $14,000; 297 MDMA pills, valued at $5,940; and one firearm, valued at $450.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police in a narcotics investigation. As a result of information gained through surveillance, a search–and-seizure warrant was obtained and executed, and three individuals were arrested and held on felony drug distribution charges. Seizures included .21 ounces of heroin, valued at $1,500; .32 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $585;
10 ounces of marijuana, valued at $2,200; and $1,373 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to aid in confirming the identity of the suspect during the surveillance of the suspect’s residence. Once the identity of the suspect was confirmed, a no-knock search warrant was executed on the property. The investigation resulted in the arrest of one individual who was
charged with felony drug distribution. Seizures included 4.73 ounces of cocaine, valued at $10,500;
.71 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $1,000; 57.8 ounces of marijuana, valued at $23,108; and one firearm, valued at $850.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police; the
Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force; the New Jersey Office of the DEA; the USMS; the Trenton, New Jersey, Police Department; and the Hamilton, New Jersey, Police Department in a joint narcotics investigation involving the distribution of cocaine and heroin in the Mercer County area. The equipment was used to record and assist in the identification of key suspects in the drug trade. As a result of the information gained, numerous search-and-seizure warrants were executed in Hamilton and Trenton. Eight individuals were arrested and charged with federal drug violations, including conspiracy and distribution within 1,000 feet of a school. Seizures included 94.32 ounces of heroin, valued at $160,320; 18.89 ounces of cocaine, valued at $26,750; 47 prescription pills, valued at $2,350; $28,160 in U.S. currency; and five vehicles, valued at $50,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance/video recording equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police, along with several local Monmouth County, New Jersey, law enforcement agencies, during a four-month narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to photograph and aid in identifying the suspects of the narcotics operation. The investigation culminated with the arrests of nine suspects, who were charged with first-degree possession and distribution of heroin. Two suspects are still at large. Twenty ounces of heroin, valued at $60,000, were seized in the investigation.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Millville, New Jersey, Police Department in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to maintain surveillance on the suspect’s location in order to gain probable cause for a search warrant, which was obtained and executed. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute. Seizures included .92 ounces of heroin, valued at $2,080, and $767 in U.S. currency
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force during a two-month narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the activities of the suspects and aid in securing probable cause for search warrants. Search warrants were obtained and executed, which led to the arrests of eight suspects, who were charged with numerous felony drug violations, including distribution within 1,000 feet of a school. Seizures included 16.06 ounces of cocaine, valued at $20,475; 2.97 ounces of raw heroin, valued at $6,720;
94.18 ounces of packaged heroin, valued at $160,080; 49 prescription pills, valued at $490; six vehicles, valued at $70,000; and $28,234 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:Audio transmitting equipment borrowed from MAGLOCLEN was utilized by the Glen Cove, New York, Police Department in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to communicate with plainclothes and uniformed officers who were assigned to the investigation and to aid in securing probable cause for a search warrant. As a result of information gathered, the Glen Cove Crime Prevention Unit obtained and executed a search warrant on the suspect’s residence, which resulted in the arrest of the suspect, who was charged with four counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Seizures included 12 grams of cocaine, valued at $12,000; 88 oxycodone pills, valued at $2,200; and $2,945 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Spring Valley, New York, Police Department and the Rockland County, New York, District Attorney’s Office in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to assist investigators in securing probable cause for search warrants. As a result of information gained through surveillance, search warrants were obtained and executed and seven suspects were arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver. Seizures included 40 ounces of cocaine, valued at $3,200, and 450 Xanax pills, valued at $4,500.
Narcotics:A license plate reader supplied by MAGLOCLEN was utilized by the Town of Woodbury,
New York, Police Department; the Newburgh, New York, Police Department; the Middletown, New York, Police Department; the New Windsor, New York, Police Department; the New York State Police; and the Orange County, New York, District Attorney’s Office in a long-term narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the license plates of the vehicles that were being operated by the alleged suspects. As a result of the investigation, law enforcement officials executed several search warrants, which resulted in the arrests of 15 individuals, who were charged with felony possession and distribution. Seizures included 1,000 bags of heroin (35.30 ounces), valued at $10,000; 1.59 ounces of loose heroin, valued at $450; .53 ounces of cocaine, valued at $900; two firearms, valued at $900; and $9,000 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN audio recording equipment was utilized by the Berwick Borough, Pennsylvania, Police Department in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record conversations between undercover officers and the suspects, which led to probable cause for a search warrant. The investigation resulted in the arrests of four suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 2.47 ounces of heroin, valued at $1,400.
Narcotics:Detectives with the Bucks County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office, and the Northampton Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department, along with Bucks County fire officials, responded to a fire at a private residence. During the course of extinguishing the fire, a marijuana grow operation was discovered in the garage area of the residence. The occupants of the residence were placed under arrest and charged with narcotics violations. Confiscated from the residence were 40 active marijuana plants (approximately 400 ounces in weight) in various stages of growth, $16,410.82 in U.S. currency, and marijuana grow paraphernalia. The MAGLOCLEN equipment was utilized to record the evidence and document the arrests for trial purposes.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s Office during a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to aid in securing probable cause for search warrants on the suspect’s vehicle and residence. As a result of the investigation, the suspect was arrested and charged with several felony drug violations. Seizures included 1.34 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $3,800; three firearms (two of which were reported stolen), valued at $1,500; and $6,903 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force in a narcotics investigation involving the transportation of cocaine and heroin to and from New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. The equipment was used to conduct surveillances on the suspected drop area. As a result of the investigation, two search warrants
were executed and 92 individuals were arrested and charged with federal drug violations. Seizures included 345 grams of heroin, valued at $106,000; 2,000 grams of cocaine, valued at $200,000; and $14,470 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance and recording equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force during a nine-month narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to aid in the identification of key suspects and the locations of the drug organization. As a result of information gathered, two search-and-seizure warrants were obtained and executed, which resulted in the arrests of two individuals, who were charged with federal drug and weapons violations. Seizures included 8.65 ounces of cocaine, valued at $24,500; $5,061 in U.S. currency; and one firearm, valued at $800.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and the Philadelphia Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in a joint investigation involving the distribution of phencyclidine (PCP) oil. The equipment was used to record the transactions between the suspects and the undercover officers using prerecorded buy money. The investigation resulted in the arrests of three suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 7.78 ounces of PCP, valued at $33,843, and $502 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in a narcotics investigation involving the distribution of heroin within the confines of eastern Philadelphia. The equipment was used to record transactions between undercover officers and the suspect. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspect who was charged with possession and distribution of heroin. Seizures included 78 grams of heroin, valued at $29,040, and $1,195 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force (Philadelphia office) in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the actions of the suspect to assist in securing probable cause for a search warrant. A search warrant was obtained and executed, which resulted in the arrest of one individual, who was charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 102 grams of hydro marijuana, valued at $2,000; 1 gram of crack cocaine, valued at $100; oxycodone pills, valued at $50; and $303 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force in two narcotics investigations involving the distribution of drugs. The equipment was used in both investigations to aid in securing probable cause for a search warrant. In the first investigation, information was received that suspects wanted for questioning in a series of bank robberies were residing in a suspected drug location. As a result of information gained through surveillance, a search warrant was obtained and executed, and two suspects were arrested and charged with felony drug violations. One of the suspects was charged under a federal arrest warrant. Seizures included
1 ounce of crack cocaine, valued at $2,800, and $1,400 in U.S. currency. In the second investigation, as a result of information gained through surveillance, a search warrant was obtained and executed and two suspects were arrested. Seizures included 91 grams of marijuana, valued at $1,200; drug paraphernalia; and $103 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Wilkes–Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General in a two-month narcotics investigation involving the distribution of marijuana to numerous individuals, the majority of whom were juveniles. The equipment was used to record the actions of the suspects to aid in securing probable cause for search-and-seizure warrants. Search warrants were subsequently obtained and executed, and five individuals were arrested and charged with state narcotics violations, including conspiracy. Seizures included 12 pounds of marijuana, valued at $50,000; five firearms, valued at $2,500; and $44,000 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance and video recording equipment was utilized by the Wilkes–Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit in a narcotics investigation involving suspected drug activity at a local hotel. The equipment was used to confirm the suspected drug activity and identify the suspects. As a result of information gained through surveillance, two suspects were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. Seizures included 1.09 ounces of cocaine, valued at $1,550.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police, the
USMS, and the United States Postal Inspection Service in a joint investigation involving the importing and distribution of illegal narcotics through the United States Postal Service. The equipment was used to gain probable cause for search-and-seizure warrants on two suspected locations. As a result of information received through surveillance, search warrants were executed and one individual was arrested and held on federal drug possession and distribution charges. Seizures included 6 ounces of heroin, valued at $42,500; 70.55 ounces of meth, valued at $60,000; 16 ounces of marijuana, valued at $2,500; 100 oxycodone pills, valued at $2,500; one firearm, valued at $400; and $100,000 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force in a narcotics investigation that was initiated in response to numerous complaints from citizens in the Trenton, New Jersey, area concerning the distribution of illegal drugs in their community. The equipment was used to aid in securing search warrants on suspected drug locations. As a result of information received, numerous search warrants were executed and 11 individuals were arrested and charged with possession and distribution within 1,000 feet of a school. Seizures included 38.80 ounces of marijuana, valued at $3,880; .18 ounces of hashish, valued at $275; .46 ounces of heroin, valued at $780; three vehicles, valued at $20,000; and $475 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to confirm information received from the Philadelphia/Camden HIDTA regarding a possible drug location and to gain probable cause for a search warrant. As a result of information gained, a search warrant was executed and one suspect was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver. Seizures included 225 oxycodone pills and 77 Xanax pills, valued at $9,060; three firearms, valued at $3,000; one vehicle, valued at $15,000; and $4,094 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance/recording equipment utilized by the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Drug Task Force led to two separate narcotics investigations, the arrests of four individuals, and the confiscation of heroin, weapons, currency, cell phones, and drug paraphernalia. The surveillance equipment was used to help identify the main suspects and aid in gaining probable cause for search warrants. In the first investigation, as a result of information gained, a search warrant was executed, which resulted
in the arrests of two individuals, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included
19.06 ounces of heroin, valued at $100,000; $4,000 in U.S. currency; 14 cell phones; 2 surveillance cameras; and 2 loaded handguns. In the second investigation, a search warrant was executed, which resulted in the arrests of two individuals, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 10.59 ounces of heroin, valued at $30,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force during a month-long narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the transactions between undercover agents and the suspect. While the suspect was under surveillance, officers observed him driving a vehicle into the parking lot of a local market. The suspect was detained and his vehicle was searched. Items seized included 35.28 ounces of heroin, valued at $140,000; 176.37 ounces of cocaine, valued at $500,000; and $1,015 in U.S. currency. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver and intent to distribute.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in a joint investigation involving a fatal overdose in the neighboring township of Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Based on information received, the officers set up surveillance at a Philadelphia location using the equipment. On two occasions, controlled buys were made by a cooperating subject, and these buys were recorded by police for probable-cause purposes. A search warrant was obtained and executed on the Philadelphia location, and one suspect was arrested on narcotics charges. Seizures included .28 ounces of heroin, valued at $2,640; one handgun, valued at $500; and $906 in U.S. currency. The suspect and confiscated evidence were transported to the Bensalem Police Department. The suspect is awaiting additional charges relating to the fatal overdose.
Narcotics:A MAGLOCLEN pole camera was utilized by the Millville, New Jersey, Police Department; the United States Postal Inspection Service; the Cumberland County, New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office; and the Cumberland, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a narcotics investigation. The investigation involved the importing of cocaine from Puerto Rico through the U.S. mail to a private residence in Millville. The pole camera was used to record the activities at the alleged drug location to verify information and aid in securing a probable cause for a search warrant. A search warrant was executed and resulted in the arrests of four individuals, who were charged with federal drug offenses. A fifth suspect was arrested in Puerto Rico and is being extradited to the United States. Seizures included 142 ounces of cocaine, valued at $100,000; $1,243 in U.S. currency; and one firearm, valued at $800. It was learned that one of the suspects arrested was wanted for a double homicide in Puerto Rico.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Mercer County, New Jersey, Narcotics Task Force in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the actions of suspects who were the alleged targets of the investigation. As a result of information gained through surveillance, two suspects were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to deliver. Seizures included 14.12 ounces of heroin, valued at $56,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance and video recording equipment were utilized by the Long Branch, New Jersey, Police Department; the New Jersey State Police; and the Monmouth County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a long-term narcotics investigation involving the distribution of heroin in
Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey. The equipment was used to record activity at suspected drug locations in Long Branch to aid in securing probable cause for search warrants. As a result of information gained, a massive drug sweep was undertaken, which resulted in the arrests of 52 individuals on narcotics charges. In the Long Branch sweep, 11 individuals were arrested and charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin. Seizures included $17,000 in U.S. currency; 529.50 ounces of heroin, valued at $150,000; three firearms; and five vehicles.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Cumberland County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a narcotics investigation. The equipment was used to record the activities of the suspect in order to gain probable cause for a search warrant. As a result of information gained, a search warrant was executed, which resulted in the arrest of the suspect, who was charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included .11 ounces of heroin, valued at $256; .14 ounces of cocaine, valued at $280; 7 ounces of crack cocaine, valued at $80; and suboxone strips (5 tabs), valued at $125.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police and the Monmouth County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a narcotics investigation involving the distribution of heroin in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey. The equipment was used to record and aid in identifying the suspects in the drug operation. As a result of the investigation, nine individuals were identified as main suspects. Seven of the suspects were arrested and charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin. Seizures included 353 ounces of heroin, valued at $60,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Spring Valley, New York, Police Department; the Rockland County, New York, District Attorney’s Office; and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New York in a two-year narcotics investigation involving the distribution of cocaine in the Rockland County area. The equipment was used to conduct surveillance on the suspects and their locations. The investigation culminated with the indictment of 16 individuals, 11 of whom have been arrested and charged with felony drug violations, including conspiracy. Seizures included 17.65 ounces of cocaine, valued at $20,000, and 9.88 ounces of crack/cocaine, valued at $14,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department Narcotics Unit, along with federal authorities in Philadelphia and Chicago, Illinois, in an investigation targeting a narcotics/money laundering operation. The equipment was used to aid in identifying the suspects and gain probable cause for a search warrant. Law enforcement personnel conducted a buy/bust with the suspects, which resulted in the arrests of two individuals in Philadelphia and the confiscation of 10 kilos of cocaine, valued at $1,000,000; $100,000 in U.S. currency; and one vehicle. The suspects and evidence were turned over to Homeland Security Investigations authorities.
Narcotics:Surveillance and GPS vehicle tracker equipment provided to the New Jersey State Police by MAGLOCLEN was utilized during a narcotics investigation in Millville, New Jersey, to track a suspect’s vehicle to gain probable cause for a search warrant. A search warrant was subsequently executed on the suspect’s location, which resulted in the arrests of 18 individuals, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included 3.74 ounces of heroin, valued at $8,480; .14 ounces of cocaine, valued at $160; 24 oxycodone pills, valued at $600; and $1,569 in U.S. currency.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Intensive Drug Investigation Squad and the DEA in an investigation involving the distribution of heroin. The equipment was used to record drug purchases by undercover narcotics agents and to help identify the suspects. A buy-bust operation was arranged, which resulted in the arrests of two suspects and the confiscation of 327.23 ounces of heroin, valued at $92,700; $1,639 in U.S. currency; one firearm; and two vehicles. Charges are pending at this time.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department and the Delaware DEA Office in an investigation involving the delivery of heroin to Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. The equipment was used to record and assist in identifying the suspects at the Pennsylvania location. The execution of search warrants in numerous locations in Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania resulted in the arrests of three suspects, who were charged with federal drug violations. Seizures included 1 kilo of heroin, valued at $330,000.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and the FBI’s Violent Gang Task Force in two separate narcotics investigations. The equipment was used to record the actions between the suspects and the undercover officers leading up to their arrests. The first investigation resulted in the arrests of two suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations. Seizures included small amounts of cocaine and marijuana and $159 in U.S. currency. The second investigation resulted in the arrests of two suspects, who were charged with felony drug violations. One suspect was charged with possession of a weapon. Seizures included .16 ounces of cocaine, valued at $440; 6 ounces of marijuana, valued at $3,400; $411 in U.S. currency; and one handgun.
Narcotics:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey State Police; the FBI; the New Jersey Office of Attorney General; the Atlantic County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office; and the Atlantic City, New Jersey, Police Department during a long-term narcotics investigation involving the distribution of cocaine and heroin in the Atlantic County area. The equipment was used to aid in identifying the key suspects in the operation. The investigation culminated with the execution of 19 search warrants and resulted in the arrests of 41 suspects for charges including corrupt organization, conspiracy, and supervising a narcotics distribution network. Seizures included $155,000 in U.S. currency; 1 kilo of heroin, valued at $200,000; 12 ounces of raw heroin, valued at $36,000; 44.10 ounces of cocaine, valued at $45,000;
6 firearms, valued at $5,500; and 11 vehicles, valued at $110,000.
Burglary:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized in a burglary investigation conducted by the Highland Falls, New York, Police Department as part of a multijurisdictional task force with the New York State Police and the Orange County, New York, District Attorney’s Office. The investigation involved three suspects who were wanted for questioning in a string of burglaries that had occurred in the Orange County area. The equipment was used to help identify and possibly capture the suspects in the act. The investigation resulted in the arrests of the three suspects, who were charged with six counts of third-degree burglary. The suspects are also being investigated for additional burglaries within the area.
Burglary:MAGLOCLEN GPS vehicle tracking units were utilized by the Moorestown Township,
New Jersey, Police Department; the Voorhees Township, New Jersey, Police Department; the
Camden County, New Jersey, Police Department; and the Burlington County, New Jersey, Police Department in a multijurisdictional burglary investigation. The GPS trackers were used to track the suspect, who was currently on parole, to secure probable cause for an arrest. As a result of the information received, the main target and two female suspects were arrested and charged with numerous counts of burglary, receiving stolen property, and conspiracy. More than 500 items were returned to the rightful owners.
Burglary:The Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department, working in conjunction with police departments from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, utilized a MAGLOCLEN GPS vehicle tracker in a multijurisdictional burglary investigation. During the course of the investigation, a person of interest was identified, and the GPS was used to track the suspect during his criminal activities. After a home was burglarized, a video of the suspect’s vehicle pulling into the complainant’s driveway was enhanced by the MAGLOCLEN audio/video staff. Working with the other jurisdictions, law enforcement officers identified this same subject as a suspect who was wanted for similar burglaries in their jurisdictions. The suspect was arrested and charged with numerous counts of burglary, theft, criminal trespass, and receiving stolen property. Items recovered, which included jewelry valued from $150,000 to $200,000, were returned to the owners.
Burglary:Two GPS vehicle trackers provided by the MAGLOCLEN equipment staff were utilized by the Pennsylvania State Police’s Electronic Surveillance Unit, working in conjunction with law enforcement agencies from Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during a long-term investigation involving a series of burglaries that followed the same pattern. The GPS vehicle trackers were used to assist in confirming a person of interest and to record the actions of this suspect during his criminal activities. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspect, who was charged with 66 counts of burglary and 19 counts of attempted burglary. The suspect is currently being held on high bail, and a formal arraignment has been scheduled.
Burglary:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Abington Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department, working in conjunction with law enforcement agencies from Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania, and New Castle, Delaware, in a multijurisdictional burglary investigation. During the investigation, a home surveillance camera captured a suspect breaking into a private residence. From the surveillance video, a person of interest was identified, which eventually led to the identification of two additional suspects. Search warrants were executed, resulting in the arrests of the three suspects and the confiscation of some of the reported stolen items. The equipment from MAGLOCLEN was used to identify the suspects and record the evidence at the time of the execution of the search warrants. The suspects were charged with numerous burglary, attempted burglary, and conspiracy offenses in both Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Counterfeiting:The Indiana State Excise Police; the South Bend, Indiana, Police Department; the Indiana ATF; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security utilized audio and video recording equipment provided by the MAGLOCLEN equipment staff during a long-term investigation involving the importation and distribution of counterfeit items in the South Bend region. The equipment was used by undercover agents to record their conversations with the suspects while purchasing counterfeit items. The investigation culminated with the execution of search warrants, which resulted in the arrests of four suspects and the confiscation of various counterfeit items. The evidence will be presented to a grand jury for charges.
Harassment/Stalking:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the Denville, New Jersey, Police Department in a stalking investigation involving a female complainant who was receiving harassing notes left on her vehicle’s windshield. The equipment, placed inside the victim’s vehicle, captured the suspect placing the notes. The defendant was subsequently arrested and charged with harassment and stalking.
Aggravated Assault:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment assisted the Wilkes–Barre, Pennsylvania, Police Department in the apprehension of two suspects who were wanted for aggravated assault and robbery charges in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Upon receiving information from the USMS regarding the location of the suspects, the Wilkes–Barre Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police set up a surveillance detail on the suspected location, using the equipment. After the suspects’ identities were confirmed, they were apprehended without incident and transported to Luzerne County.
Homicide:MAGLOCLEN video enhancements provided to the Mercer County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office were helpful in the retrial of two suspects in a homicide case. The suspects were arrested during the same time that the videos, which showed the two suspects who were wanted for questioning in the homicide, were presented to MAGLOCLEN for enhancement. The first trial resulted in a hung jury. At the retrial, the enhanced videos were presented, along with testimony from the MAGLOCLEN equipment services supervisor, who had enhanced the videos. The retrial resulted in the conviction of the two suspects for murder, aggravated assault, and weapons offenses.
Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by agents from the New Jersey Department of Human Services and the FBI who were assigned to the Innocence Lost Task Force during a prostitution investigation. The equipment was used to record the conversations between undercover police officers and two main suspects who were believed to be in charge of the prostitution operation. The investigation resulted in the arrests of the two main suspects, who were charged with running a child prostitution ring. Two additional suspects were arrested and charged with promoting prostitution. Three minors and an adult female who were forced into prostitution were also recovered.
Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey Department of Human Services and the FBI’s Innocence Lost Task Force in three operations involving alleged prostitution in the Atlantic City, New Jersey, area. The equipment was used to record the conversations between the suspects and the undercover police officers. As a result of the investigation, 15 suspects were arrested and charged with engaging in prostitution and promoting prostitution.
Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN surveillance equipment was utilized by detectives from the New Jersey Department of Human Services and FBI agents assigned to the Innocence Lost Task Force and the
South Jersey Child Exploitation Task Force in a prostitution investigation. As a result of the surveillance, two individuals were arrested and charged with promoting and engaging in prostitution.
Prostitution:The New Jersey Department of Human Services, along with the FBI’s Innocence Lost Task Force and the Atlantic County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office, utilized MAGLOCLEN video and audio recording equipment during a prostitution detail. The equipment was used to record the conversations and actions of the suspects. The investigation resulted in the arrests of four individuals, who were charged with promoting and engaging in prostitution.
Prostitution:Audio and video recording equipment provided to the New York State Police by MAGLOCLEN was utilized during a prostitution detail. The equipment was used to record the conversations between an undercover state trooper and suspects who were propositioning for sex acts. The conversations were monitored by backup officers stationed within close proximity to the undercover state trooper. As a result of the investigation, nine individuals were arrested and charged with patronizing a prostitute.
Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN audio/video recording equipment was utilized by the New Jersey Department of Human Services and the FBI’s Innocence Lost Task Force during a prostitution investigation. The equipment was used to record and document the conversations between undercover investigators and the key suspects. As a result of the investigation, nine individuals were arrested. Seven of the suspects were charged with engaging in prostitution, and two of them were charged with promoting prostitution.
Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN audio/video recording equipment was utilized by the Georgetown, Delaware, Police Department; the Seaford, Delaware, Police Department; the Rehoboth, Delaware, Police Department; and the Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement in a prostitution investigation. The equipment was used to record the conversations between the undercover police officers and the alleged criminal participants. As a result of the investigation, 12 individuals were arrested and charged with engaging in prostitution and related offenses.
Human Trafficking/Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN audio recording and surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, the FBI’s Innocence Lost Task Force, and the Atlantic County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office in a human trafficking/prostitution investigation involving the exploitation of females, including a 14-year-old runaway. The equipment was used to record the conversations and activities of the suspects to gain evidence for prosecution. As a result of the evidence gathered, four suspects were arrested and charged with human trafficking offenses, including conspiracy and promoting prostitution of a minor. Three of the suspects pled guilty to human trafficking charges related to the 14-year-old runaway, and the fourth suspect is awaiting trial.
Human Trafficking/Prostitution:MAGLOCLEN audio recording and surveillance equipment was utilized by the New Jersey DHS; the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force; the Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Police Department; the Atlantic County, New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office; and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in a long-term investigation involving the exploitation of seven women in the Atlantic County region. The equipment was used to record the activities of the suspects. The main suspect, who was originally arrested two years prior for promoting prostitution, was arrested once again after he was linked to seven victims, ranging from 20 to 22 years of age. The suspect was sentenced to 20 years in prison for forcing the seven women into prostitution with force, threats of violence, and isolation.
Intelligence Research Services
Insurance Fraud:The MAGLOCLEN intelligence research staff assisted the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) with an insurance fraud investigation involving the owner of a parked vehicle that had been hit on a local street on Staten Island, New York. The owner of the parked car, who was also the defendant in the case, filed a claim for no-fault benefits with the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation (MVAIC), claiming that he exited his car when the insured’s vehicle struck his car, causing it to jump the curb and hit him, resulting in numerous injuries. MVAIC subsequently learned that the owner of the car that caused the accident was insured, and MVAIC denied the claim, turning financial responsibility over to the owner’s insurance company. In an initial investigation, the insurance company’s Special Investigations Unit interviewed the insured and witnesses at the scene of the accident, who all stated that the defendant was not at the scene when the accident occurred; he arrived about 45 minutes later and began shouting that his car, which was uninsured, was ruined. These findings were reported to the Insurance Fraud Bureau, which then contacted the New York Police Department’s Fraudulent Collision Investigation Squad, and a joint investigation was begun. Investigators interviewed the police officers who had responded to the accident scene and requestioned the insured and the witnesses. They concluded that the insurance company’s original findings were valid; the defendant had not been present at the time and place of the incident in question. MVAIC was billed $15,000 and the insurance company was billed $9,700 for the defendant’s unnecessary medical treatment. Neither company paid out on the claim. After several attempts to locate the defendant, the NYDFS turned to the MAGLOCLEN staff for assistance. The MAGLOCLEN staff provided comprehensive reports, including a current address. The defendant was taken into custody and charged with insurance fraud in the fourth degree, offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree, and falsifying business records in the second degree.
Human Trafficking:Information provided to the Middlesex County, New Jersey, Prosecutor’s Office by the MAGLOCLEN intelligence research staff contributed to the success of a statewide crackdown on human trafficking. The MAGLOCLEN staff provided a driver’s license photo and additional investigative information on a subject who was the alleged transporter of the prostitutes. This information aided investigators with the arrests of five subjects who had ties to the operation.
Auto Theft:Information provided to the Miamisburg, Ohio, Police Department by the MAGLOCLEN intelligence research staff led to the identification of a suspect in an auto theft case. The Miamisburg Police developed two suspects in the auto theft case who were from Michigan. The detectives did not have access to Bureau of Motor Vehicle images for a photo lineup, so they contacted the MAGLOCLEN intelligence research staff for identifiers, addresses, contact information, and Bureau of Motor Vehicle images for both subjects. Within the hour, the MAGLOCLEN staff provided all of this information and more. The photographs received were used in a lineup and a suspect was identified.
Investigative Travel Services
Endangering the Welfare of a Child:MAGLOCLEN investigative travel funds supplied to the Metuchen, New Jersey, Police Department assisted in an endangerment investigation involving a 21-year-old male suspect who made contact with a 16-year-old female and caused her to send pornographic pictures of herself to him. Through investigation, it was learned that the suspect was currently living in Appleton, Wisconsin, and that there was the possibility of additional victims. The investigative travel funds enabled detectives to travel to Appleton to interview the suspect. The detectives obtained a confession from the suspect, which will aid in his future prosecution for a charge of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree and two charges of endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree.

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