NYC pharmacists and shopkeepers blast sudden explosion of migrants flagrantly ... trends now

NYC pharmacists and shopkeepers blast sudden explosion of migrants flagrantly ... trends now
NYC pharmacists and shopkeepers blast sudden explosion of migrants flagrantly ... trends now

NYC pharmacists and shopkeepers blast sudden explosion of migrants flagrantly ... trends now

Shopkeepers in New York City have slammed the sudden increase of migrants who are flagrantly running illegal street markets, including flogging stolen goods and prostitution. 

Milton Reyes, the manager at Mi Farmacia, whose shop is located along the Roosevelt Avenue strip in Jackson Heights, Queens, told DailyMail.com that these illegal vendors are a nuisance - smoke, drink, leave garbage behind - and called the situation 'out of control.' 

He said: 'It started with one or two guys sporadic and now it is so bad you can't cross the street. The random neighbors. The stores being pillaged. 

'We are having issues with prostitutes, issues with people not feeling safe, can't cross the street, can't visit their doctors offices.'

The pharmacy is located on the same street as some medical offices, a health clinic, and discount stores, but when the illegal street market opens it becomes 'unruly.' 

Milton Reyes (pictured) manager at Mi Farmacia,  located along the Roosevelt Avenue strip in Jackson Heights said these illegal vendors 'will sell anything they can sell'

Milton Reyes (pictured) manager at Mi Farmacia,  located along the Roosevelt Avenue strip in Jackson Heights said these illegal vendors 'will sell anything they can sell'

Illegal vendors are out on the streets of Roosevelt Avenue with one vendor - wearing a black face mask over his head - loading up his goods, including speakers and electronic equipment on a trolley

Illegal vendors are out on the streets of Roosevelt Avenue with one vendor - wearing a black face mask over his head - loading up his goods, including speakers and electronic equipment on a trolley 

Black garbage bags, toaster ovens, and electronic equipment tossed out on the corner of the Jackson Heights street

Black garbage bags, toaster ovens, and electronic equipment tossed out on the corner of the Jackson Heights street 

Reyes said: 'They start as 8am and stay until dusk - all day - everyday - selling anything from pot and pans, clothes and shoes, to electronics and power equipment. 

'To be honest with you I don't know where they are getting this merchandise - they will sell anything that they can sell.'

The situation, he predicts, will get worse as the weather gets warmer.  'Eventually they will be on both sides of the streets all the way around.' 

'I understand coming to a country like this is not easy, but you are also infringing on the rights of other people who live here and pay taxes - it is not fair.'

He said some of them are up against the store windows and they are blasting music and 'smoking weed right in front of the pharmacy all day long.'

'I have to tell them not to sit there and place merchandise there. I have to tell them 'please lower the music, this is a business.'

Reyes said at times he feels unsafe. He added: 'Sometimes the vendors are arguing over where to set up - it is unruly you don't want a customer feeling uncomfortable spending money in your business you want them to feel comfortable and feel safe.

When he has asked them to leave, he said some listen but others, 'look at you like, "this is a free country I will do what I

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