Cocaine implicated in U.S. couple’s kidnapping was allegedly destined for Hells Angels

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A big amount of cocaine seized in Vermont, believed to have been the motive behind an aged couple being kidnapped and smuggled from New York to Quebec in September, was allegedly destined for the Hells Angels.

The small print of who the final word clients had been for the 50 kilograms of cocaine, seized on Sept. 21, are contained within the abstract of a Parole Board of Canada choice to revoke the parole of Kosmas Dritsas, 49, one of many males charged within the kidnapping of James and Sandra Helm, a pair of their 70s who had been snatched from their dwelling in Moira, N.Y., on Sept. 27.

They had been smuggled by boat throughout the Canadian border and held against their will for 2 days at a home in Magog, within the Japanese Townships. Courtroom paperwork filed in a U.S. District courthouse in New York in opposition to Graigory Brown, an American charged with collaborating within the abduction of the couple, allege they had been kidnapped as a result of drug smugglers primarily based in Quebec believed their grandson Macenzie Helm had stolen cocaine he was speculated to ship. The abductors had been apparently unaware the cocaine had been seized per week earlier by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration throughout a bust in Vermont. Macenzie Helm and his mom, Michelle, had been arrested when the cocaine was seized, and face felony fees in Vermont.