Madeleine Scinto, a reporter for the New York Post, wrote a story about a 4-million-dollar ecstasy operation in the North East.
She wore blue eyeshadow, an oversized sweatshirt and Birkenstocks, still looking like the smart undergrad who just two years earlier took a math degree at one of the best colleges in the country. MDMA, the main ingredient in ecstasy, and thousands of dollars of cash were stashed in a cloth backpack hanging over her shoulder.
Ragan was slinging merchandise for one of the biggest MDMA-dealing rings in the Northeast, grossing up to $45,000 a month for a couple of hours worth of work a day. Together she and her bosses, Chad, a floppy-haired rich kid from Texas who worked as a distributor, and Nick, the “connect” to British Columbia, run a $4 million-a-year operation.
Inside the lucrative world of ecstasy smuggling
A gentleman in Moultrie, Georgia pawned his Sega Genesis console but was arrested later after the pawn shop employees found a stash of crystal meth in the console’s cartridge slot. According to WALB, “There was no word on whether the Sega Genesis console was in working condition.”
Priceonomics reports that the DARE anti-drug program has never worked. Students who went through DARE weren’t any less likely to do drugs than the students who didn’t. In fact, there’s some well-regarded research that some groups of students were actually more likely to do drugs if they went through DARE. … This deep-seated, folksy belief […]
More weed than you can smoke in a long summer—hundreds of marijuana plants!—have been discovered amid the urban environs of London. Amused police published images of the pot paradise after learning of the “forest” in Kingston-upon-Thames, a built-up suburb of the UK capital. Kingston Police called to a few cannabis plants. We found a forest!
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