N.Y. Penal Law Section 220.77
Operating as a major trafficker


A person is guilty of operating as a major trafficker when:

1.

Such person acts as a director of a controlled substance organization during any period of twelve months or less, during which period such controlled substance organization sells one or more controlled substances, and the proceeds collected or due from such sale or sales have a total aggregate value of seventy-five thousand dollars or more; or

2.

As a profiteer, such person knowingly and unlawfully sells, on one or more occasions within six months or less, a narcotic drug, and the proceeds collected or due from such sale or sales have a total aggregate value of seventy-five thousand dollars or more.

3.

As a profiteer, such person knowingly and unlawfully possesses, on one or more occasions within six months or less, a narcotic drug with intent to sell the same, and such narcotic drugs have a total aggregate value of seventy-five thousand dollars or more. Operating as a major trafficker is a class A-I felony.

Source: Section 220.77 — Operating as a major trafficker, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/220.­77 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

220.00
Controlled substances
220.03
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree
220.06
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree
220.09
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree
220.16
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree
220.18
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree
220.21
Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree
220.25
Criminal possession of a controlled substance
220.28
Use of a child to commit a controlled substance offense
220.31
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fifth degree
220.34
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree
220.39
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree
220.41
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree
220.43
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the first degree
220.44
Criminal sale of a controlled substance in or near school grounds
220.46
Criminal injection of a narcotic drug
220.48
Criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child
220.50
Criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree
220.55
Criminally using drug paraphernalia in the first degree
220.60
Criminal possession of precursors of controlled substances
220.65
Criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance or of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist
220.70
Criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material in the second degree
220.71
Criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material in the first degree
220.72
Criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine
220.73
Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree
220.74
Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the second degree
220.75
Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the first degree
220.76
Unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material
220.77
Operating as a major trafficker
220.78
Witness or victim of drug or alcohol overdose

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 220.77’s source at nysenate​.gov

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