Category: Detroit

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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Hoffa’s Kids Get Roles In New Scorsese Flick ‘The Irishman,’ Judge Crancer & James P. Hoffa Parts Cast

Jimmy Hoffa’s highly-accomplished offspring have been cast in the new eagerly-awaited Martin Scorsese film, The Irishman, about the relationship between Hoffa, the slain Teamsters boss, and east coast mob hitman Frank (The Irishman) Sheeran. The movie stars a cavalcade of A-List actors led by the iconic Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. Hoffa’s son James P.
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Film About Teen Drug Dealer, Underage FBI Mole In The Motor City, ‘White Boy Rick,’ Gets New Release Date

The White Boy Rick movie will finally be in theatres this summer, pushing back from its original January 2018 release date. Starring Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey and newcomer Richie Merritt, the big-budget Hollywood film depicts the trials and tribulations of Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, the former teenage drug dealer and FBI mole from Detroit who has
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