NYPD cop arrested for working with gang

QUEENS, N.Y. — A police officer from Queens is expected to be indicted following his arrest on federal charges that he served as a lookout for an ethnic Albanian gang, according to court records and sources familiar with the case.

The gang netted more than $1 million in cash and narcotics by burglarizing drug houses in the city, Nassau County and Pennsylvania, according to records and sources.

Darren Moonan, 27, has been in a federal detention center in Manhattan since his arrest July 8 on federal conspiracy charges. Moonan, who had been working as a patrol officer in Richmond Hill in the 102nd Precinct, was accused in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan of working with the gang for about eight months.

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