Category: Drug Gangs

The Cocaine Cowboys Hit List: Murder & Mayhem Commonplace During 1980s Miami Drug Boom

As cocaine exploded onto the scene in America in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Miami, Florida blossomed into the epicenter of the U.S. drug market. The rapidly expanding consumer base throughout the country birthed the so-called Cocaine Cowboy era of rampant narcotics trafficking and reckless violence with various sophisticated and trigger-happy criminal organizations jockeying for position in the newly-created underworld
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Detroit Flashback: Why Doesn’t Anybody Ever Discuss ‘7 Mile Chuck’ Lewis In ‘White Boy Rick’ Tale?

History has seemed to have forgotten all about former Detroit drug dealer Charles (7 Mile Chuck) Lewis, the one-time partner of iconic 1980s Motor City teenage narcotics trafficker and government mole Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe. Lewis’ name came up at Wershe’s parole hearing last week, as the now-47 year old Wershe took questions from the parole board and
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Legendary Cocaine Cowboy Willy Falcon Walks From Prison….Into Arms Of Immigration Dept., Faces Deportation To Cuba

Willy Falcon, the most infamous of South Florida’s Cocaine Cowboys during the 1980s, accused of smuggling literally billions dollars-worth of blow onto American soil from the Caribbean on a fleet of speedboats, was released from almost 20 years in federal prison for money laundering over the weekend – and promptly picked up by U.S. Immigration
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Real-To-Reel: Slew Of Murders Tied To East Coast-West Coast Rap War, As Series Of Beefs Moved From Booth To Street

The new Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyes On Me will hit movie theatres this week and soon thereafter a film entitled LAbryrinth starring Johnny Depp about the slayings of hip-hop legends Shakur and friend-turned-rival Christopher (The Notorious B.I.G.) Wallace is set to follow in the coming months. The East Coast-West Coast Rap War was a very real
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