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 …

Auditor employed by NYC Department of Correction arrested for cocaine sales to undercover officer

New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan and New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton announced today the arrest of RONALD GERMAIN, an auditor employed by the City of New York Department of Correction (DOC) in connection with four sales of cocaine. GERMAIN’s girlfriend MAITE MATHELIER was also charged.

GERMAIN, 58, and MATHELIER, 32, were taken into custody yesterday afternoon following an investigation by the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Narcotics Borough Brooklyn North. They were arraigned today in Manhattan Criminal Court.

A DOC employee for over 25 years, GERMAIN faces charges of Criminal Sale of …

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