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Former NYPD cop pleads guilty to narcotics conspiracy

Posted 4/19/24

A former NYPD cop pleaded guilty Tuesday to a narcotics conspiracy charge for selling more than a kilo of heroin and nearly a pound of fentanyl to a confidential source over three occasions, including while she was on duty. 

Grace Rosa Baez, 38, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote in Manhattan federal court to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute the narcotics. According to a plea agreement drafted in March, Baez will be sentenced to between 57 to 71 months in prison. She could also face a fine of between $20,000 and $1 million. Sentencing is scheduled for July 18.  

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