Category: Drug Gangs

Purple Reign Redux: One-Time Minnesota Cocaine Kingpin Can’t Wrangle Himself Free From Life Prison Term

The former king of cocaine in the Twin Cities failed to find the results he had hoped for in his bid to be resentenced. Ralph (Plookie) Duke, the Godfather of the drug trade in Minneapolis and St. Paul and the “Prince” of the Minnesota underworld at the height of the coke boom in the 1980s, didn’t get the
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Black Mafia Family Cheat Sheet: BMF Crew Man-By-Man, Detroit, ATL, NYC, L.A. STL. & Texas Roll Call

The Black Mafia Family was the biggest urban drug conglomerate in American history. Founded on the Southwest part of Detroit by brothers Demetrius (Big Meech) Flenory and Terry (Southwest T) Flenory in the early 1990s, the organization grew into a monolithic underworld power by the dawning of the New Millennium in the 2000s, controlling vast chunks of
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Temptations Singer Dennis Edwards Used To Party With Detroit Drug Dons, Part Of Motown Legacy’s Dark Side

Many of the Motown music label elite partied with “Super Fly Era” Detroit drug kingpins Eddie (The Fat Man) Jackson and Courtney (The Field Marshal) Brown. Per sources and archival law enforcement files, one of those revered R&B vocalists to show his face at social gatherings arranged and supplied with narcotics by Jackson and Brown
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Cocaine Cowboys Cheat Sheet: Miami’s ‘Los Muchachos’ & ‘The Corporation’ Man-By-Man

The quintessential Cocaine Cowboys of Miami in the 1980s, Willy Falcon and Sal Magluta, known on the streets of South Florida as, “Los Muchachos,” ran a multi-billion dollar drug trafficking and smuggling organization called the “Corporation,” before they were sent to prison in the 1990s. While Falcon and Magluta are firmly ensconced in narcotic world
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