Daily Archives: March 7, 2013

Colombian Drug Kingpin Charged with Smuggling 35 pounds of Heroin Destined for New York in Freight Containers

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY and JOSEPH A. D’AMICO, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced today the indictment of three alleged Colombian drug traffickers who conspired to ship massive quantities of heroin to New York City via the Port of Miami. Two of the defendants were arrested in Colombia yesterday pursuant to an extradition request. They will be brought to New York pending further extradition proceedings. The case centers …