By Ryan Mayer
Stephen Curry is one the most most recognizable faces among professional athletes today. That recognition has earned him sponsorship by many companies looking to capitalize on his marketability to sell their product. Recently, Curry’s face has been found on a product that he definitely wouldn’t endorse: heroin.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment Outside Of University City Townhomes
According to a photo posted on Twitter by Thomas Nestel, the chief of SEPTA’s transit police, drug dealers in Philadelphia have placed Curry’s face on bags of heroin.READ MORE: Heat Health Emergency In Philadelphia Has Residents Running For Cover From Sun: 'This Heat Is Like, Dangerous'
As you can see from the picture, it would appear that paper with Curry’s face surrounded by his name was put into small plastic bags that would then presumably be used to transport and sell the drugs.MORE NEWS: Raymond Thompson Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Woman In West Philadelphia, Police Say She Had Protection Order Against Him
Ryan Mayer is an Associate Producer for CBS Local Sports. Ryan lives in NY but comes from Philly and life as a Philly sports fan has made him cynical. Anywhere sports are being discussed, that’s where you’ll find him.