Residents continued to criticize the mayor’s plan to build a new jail in Mott Haven, during a public forum at Betances Houses in Mott Haven. Listen to what some of them had to say.
“We understand you’re doing the best you can,” one frustrated resident and frequent meeting attendee, told officers. “But all our resources are being sucked down the drain by this drug stuff.” He shook his head. “Our neighborhood is the hub of heroin; it’s Home Depot.”