Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

Colombian Drug Trafficker Extradited to New York City for Smuggling Narcotics to New York Aboard Famed Spanish Navy Ship

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Division, New York State Police Commissioner George P. Beach and New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill announced today the extradition of an alleged Colombian drug trafficker 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. The extradition of another Colombian national involved with the case is also anticipated in …