A firefighter who works at Ladder 11 on East 2nd St. in the East Village was busted for trafficking fentanyl. A city firefighter was arrested at his Staten Island home Friday for trafficking fentanyl, law enforcement sources said.
Anthony Marino was taken out of his house in handcuffs by federal officers.
Marino is suspected of purchasing the addictive opioid on the dark web and getting it by mail, law enforcement sources said.
United States Postal Inspectors were the head investigators and had help from Drug Enforcement Agency and Homeland Security, the sources said.
Marino has worked for nearly four years at Ladder 11 on East 2nd St. in the East Village, according to WABC 7 . The network’s cameras captured cops hauling away a computer from his home.
Sources tell the Daily News that he was not on active duty.He is expected to face federal charges for allegedly trafficking the drug often mixed with heroin.The FDNY did not respond to a request for comment or information about Marino’s employment.