Category: South

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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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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Dixie Mafia Figure Billy Birt Dead At 80, Leaves Reputation As One Of South’s Most Feared Hoodlums Ever

Notorious Dixie Mafia hit man Billy Birt died this spring having spent the past 43 years in a Georgia state penitentiary serving a life prison sentence for murder. Authorities speculate that the 80-year old Birt was responsible for dozens of gangland slayings in the 1960s and first half of the 1970s down in the Dirty South. The imposing racketeer
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Dixie Mafia In Macon, GA. Killed Jimmy Reeves In Years Leading Up To Trying To Kill Rocker Gregg Allman

According to federal informants and court filings, Dixie Mafia boss John (J.C.) Hawkins had Jimmy Reeves, a witness against him in a pending theft case, murdered in 1974, two years before he put a hit out on Southern Rock god Gregg Allman, the founder and leader of The Allman Brothers Band for testifying in the
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