Category: African-American

Subject Of Upcoming Movie, Detroit’s ‘White Boy Rick’ Wershe Found Guilty In Controversial Drug Case 30 Years Ago

Former Detroit teenage drug dealer Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe was convicted in state court 30 years ago this week and sentenced to life in prison under the now-defunct “650 Lifer Law,” following a week-long jury trial held amid a frenzy of media coverage and collection of pager-wearing, gold-chain draped dope boys filling Wayne County
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Death Penalty Sought In Federal Racketeering & Murder Case Against Seven Mile Bloods Chief, Detroit Rapper ‘Killa’ Arnold

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Michigan will seek the death penalty against Detroit street gang boss Billy (Killa) Arnold, who was arrested for a slew of federal racketeering offenses, including multiple homicides, almost two years ago. The last person to be sentenced to die in the state of Michigan was Marvin Gabrion, convicted in 2002
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Williams Family Helped Boston’s Columbia Point Dawgs Gang Expand Its Influence, Took Maine By Storm In Early 2000s

The Columbia Point Dawgs’ Williams family crew led the Boston street gang’s expansion north, establishing its drug pipeline into Maine close to two decades ago. The Williams crew is headed by brothers Demetrius (Troll) Williams and Yancey (Young’n Yance) Williams and their father, Yancey (Poppa Yance) Calhoun, one of the original founders of the “CPD”
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Slimed By The Law: Boston Drug World Figure, ‘Slimey Dave,’ Receives Five Years Behind Bars

Boston drug boss David (Slimey Dave) Coke was sentenced to five years in federal prison this week. The 39-year old Coke pled guilty to a cocaine conspiracy in April 2017. He was rounded up in a 2015 dismantling of the Columbia Point Dawgs, New England’s most well-known street gang. Coke is considered by law enforcement the gang’s top narcotics supplier, running his operations
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