The Brooklyn neighborhood of South Williamsburg has been a hub of development and gentrification, but a bustling heroin drug ring also used the area has the home base for its operations. According to reports from the District Attorney, 25 people connected to the heroin ring were arrested on Thursday.
Reportedly enough heroin for “every man, woman and child in New York City” was found in a drug bust in The Bronx. The estimated street value of the “heron” found is at least $50M, which means you can bet that there is one pissed off Mexican connect south of the border.
Jackie Chan’s son is being detained in Beijing, China following a drug raid last Thursday (Aug. 14). The actor, Jaycee Chan, was arrested in the country’s latest drug crackdown on celebrities.
Drug dealers are a creative bunch. A man travelling from Trinidad was caught smuggling over seven pounds of cocaine in the frozen goat meat in his luggage at JFK Airport in New York City.