Daily Archives: November 29, 2017

Major Cocaine Supplier for the East Coast Extradited from Puerto Rico to New York City: Six Charged in Long-Term Investigation

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 City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Philip R. Bartlett announced today the extradition of a major narcotics supplier who allegedly conspired to smuggle millions of dollars in cocaine from Puerto Rico to New York City and Rhode Island through U.S. Postal Service packages.

NORIS GAUTIER-RIOS was arrested in Canovanas, P.R. as a fugitive on July …