An NYPD sergeant accused of distributing heroin was running drugs for a “five-star general” in the Nine Trey Bloods, the gangster testified Tuesday.
Kristian Cruz, a Nine Trey drug dealer cooperating with the government, confirmed on the stand that he’d hired a sergeant to transport drugs because he believed she would draw less attention from authorities.
“(The) sergeant was the girlfriend of a friend of yours. She was an NYPD sergeant, I believe?” asked attorney Eylan Schulman, who is representing accused Nine Trey gangster Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack.
“Yes,” Cruz, 24, replied.
Outside the courtroom, another attorney on Mack’s legal team, Lou Fasulo, confirmed Robinson was the sergeant. Cruz is a key witness against Mack, who is accused of dealing drugs for the gang. He’s on trial alongside Nine Trey member Anthony “Harv” Ellison, who is charged with kidnapping rapper Tekashi69.
Robinson was indicted on Nov. 19, the same day the rapper and other alleged Bloods members were arrested in a gang takedown. The NYPD did not publicize her arrest and she has not appeared in court since December.
At the time of the bust, Robinson was assigned to a Housing Bureau command in Brooklyn that covered 22 projects in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Williamsburg and Downtown Brooklyn. The famed Bushwick-born rapper testified he filmed “GUMMO” at a Nine Trey clubhouse in Bed-Stuy.
Robinson is suspended from the NYPD and out on $100,000 bond for a charge of possession of heroin with intent to distribute. A message to her attorney was not returned.
Cruz testified that he joined Nine Trey in 2015, rose to five-star general and was tight with the gang’s “godfather” Jamel “Mel Murda” Jones. Cruz — who was nicknamed Young Brooklyn, CEO and Dope Boy — said he came from a well-off family and that he earned between $150,000 to $300,000 selling ecstasy. He estimated he earned between $2 million and $3 million selling heroin and fentanyl. The gangster is the third cooperator to take the stand in the trial, along with Tekashi and Tekashi’s driver, Jorge Rivera.
Jones and Mack had a rivalry, Cruz testified, describing one of many internal squabbles that prosecutors said exploded into violence on city streets.
“Mel Murda and Aljermiah Mack had beef with each other,” Cruz said. “They were shooting at each other.”