The alleged dealer faces life in prison for a charge known as “death-resulting,” which prosecutors are using to try to address the fentanyl crisis.
Police had been investigating the apartment where Williams allegedly purchased the drugs.
Testimonies called on legislators to look into why addiction treatment centers often turn away people with mental health issues.
The synthetic opioid was found in nearly one in 10 bags of coke seized by the NYPD in April.
Six people were arrested after authorities raided a Bronx apartment.
The officers exhibited fentanyl-related symptoms, including nausea and shortness of breath.
The shipment weighed 3,200 pounds, or 1.6 tons, and has been valued around $77 million.
The governor's approach to combating the opioid epidemic is full of "watered down, under-funded and ultimately half-steps that do not go far enough," according to advocates.
Fatal drug overdoses rose once again in New York City last year, thanks in large part to growing fentanyl usage.
Authorities found between one and a half to three kilos of what appeared to be heroin laced with fentanyl.
NYC recently invested $70 million in the anti-opioid policing.
The DEA said if the seized drugs are all fentanyl, then "This seizure alone contains enough potency to kill half of the population of New York City."
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