Daily Archives: October 10, 2013

Drug kingpin convicted of trafficking more than $1 million in cocaine fromPuerto Rico to New York: Narcotics seized at Midtown Hotel

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced the conviction by jury of ROBERT ADRIAN as a major narcotic trafficker under New York State's drug kingpin statute, which carries a possible life sentence.

ADRIAN, 31, was convicted on all counts following a four-week jury trial before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Bruce Allen. The jury found him guilty of Operating as a Major Trafficker, Conspiracy in the Second Degree and one count each of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First and Third Degrees.

The jury also convicted a member of ADRIAN's narcotics organization, MIGUEL ADRIAN-REYES, 30, …