Alexander Pagan was awakened from a sound sleep by Camden County sheriff’s deputies and promptly placed in handcuffs.
The four, labeled “sub-dealers” by prosecutors, pleaded guilty to numerous drug charges in Montgomery County Court.
DA Tom Hogan says the operation, dubbed “Operation Spider Web,” netted $60 million worth of coke with a street value several times greater, from a Mexican cartel running a 20-year business out of a house in East Marlbourogh Township.
According to officials, 25-year-old Neil Scott and 18-year-old Timothy Brooks were running the operation and grooming others to help distribute their product at high schools and colleges.
Police say an undercover officer contacted one of the women through a web page. They say a man was nabbed with 54 packets of crack cocaine on him.
Delaware County officials say “Operation My Block” has taken the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue out of the hands of two drug-dealing gangs, where neighbors had complained of drug sales and random gunfire.
Investigators say that from his home in Jamaica, Andrew Davis would direct his brother Kemar to send drugs from Hollywood, Calif. to 28-year-old Marsha Bernard in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Tyrone Tyson, 38, is said to be the leader of the “Fruit Town Brims,” a part of the Bloods street gang.
Eight people have been charged, and police say they seized hundreds of pounds of pot, $700,000 in cash, and firearms.
Dr. Lenwood Wert is accused of having taken cash only for visits (at $100 a pop), seen patients for only a few seconds, and handed out prescriptions for popular narcotics virtually on request.
By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An Elkins Park doctor today was sentenced to jail time for running what the feds call a “pill mill” out of his South Philadelphia office. Dr. Richard Minicozzi, 79, […]
Inside the men’s truck was 15 kilos of heroin and 20 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $10 million, according to police.
If you order your cheesesteak “with” at Jim’s on South Street, you’d better specify onions.
Authorities say the distribution ring sent couriers via the New Jersey Turnpike from New York to Philadelphia, to bring the cocaine by car or SUV in secret, specially installed compartments to points in Northeast Philadelphia and elsewhere.
Twenty-six of the 41 suspects are in custody following a nine-month undercover probe in Camden, aimed at taking down a major heroin ring with ties to Latino gangs.