Tag Archives: Drug Gangs

The Partnership That Lost Its’ Head: Detroit’s Frank Usher & Johnny Coach

Maybe instead of “Big Frank Nitti”, historic Detroit drug boss Frank Usher’s nickname should have been “the Hatchet Man.” Arrested last week by the feds for dealing heroin, authorities think he might have had four people’s heads chopped off in a storied career on the Motor City streets dating back a half-century. The beheadings all took

White Boy Rick Helped Halt NY Mob Hit On Junior Gotti

Infamous teenage Motor City drug dealer Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, still incarcerated after almost three full decades behind bars on a single cocaine possession charge from 1987, probably saved retired New York mob boss John (Junior) Gotti’s life over twenty years ago. This is according to the parole file of the 46-year old Wershe and

Sylvester Seal Murray YBI | Detroit’s Young Boys Heroin Case

Sylvester “Seal” Murray UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, v. SYLVESTER SEAL MURRAY ANDRE DIGGS, MICHAEL JENKINS, AND DELOS FULWYLIE, DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS. NO. 83-1441, 83-1537, 83-1594, 83-1617, 83-1618 United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. 4/19/85 Unpublished Disposition NOTICE: Sixth Circuit Rule 24(c) states that citation of unpublished dispositions is disfavored except for establishing res judicata, estoppel,