Daily Archives: January 22, 2016

Two Colombian drug traffickers charged with smuggling narcotics to New York aboard famed Spanish navy ship

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Field Division, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, and Joseph A. D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced today the arrest of two alleged Colombian drug traffickers who conspired to smuggle multi-kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine to New York City aboard the emblematic Royal Spanish Navy training vessel, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, between April and May of 2014.

JORGE LUIS HOAYECK and JORGE ALBERTO SIADO-ALVAREZ were arrested in Colombia last night …