November 17, 2009

Cocaine Ring Used Sports Codes

Cocaine dealers in Pittsburgh found a clever way to combine drug addiction with gambling and sports addiction, as their cocaine ring used sports codes to identify the various drugs they were selling to the addicts they served.

The dealers woiuld have their customers call a quarter ounce (7 grams) of cocaine a "Michael Vick" or a "Ben Roethlisberger jersey" because both players wear the number 7. Thirteen people were charged n the drug ring and their attorneys are trying to find a way out of some serious jail time. Maybe now the addicts who made them rich can join the "Old Timer's League" aka drug rehab, and these dealers can tell themselves prison is the "Hall of Fame"...

Cocaine Ring Used Sports Codes

Attorney General Tom Corbett says his office busted a $2.2 million Pittsburgh-area cocaine ring whose customers used coded references to prominent football players. Corbett says customers would order a quarter-ounce of cocaine -- roughly seven grams -- by asking for a "Ben Roethlisberger jersey" or a "Michael Vick." Roethlisberger, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, and Vick, who plays for the Philadelphia Eagles, both wear uniform number 7...

Cocaine Ring Used Sports Codes

Posted at November 17, 2009 5:34 PM

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