The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

25 nabbed in drug probe

Police say network dealt in heroin, cocaine, Ecstasy, pills

Text Size: A | A

They used code names pulled from pop-culture lexicon to obscure the drugs they discussed in phone conversations. “Christina Aguilera” meant powder cocaine. “Britney” — a reference to pop singer Britney Spears — meant crack cocaine. These names were captured on wiretaps authorities used to break up a large, multi-jurisdictional drug ring that was dealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal substances throughout the Capital Region. In total, the 10-month investigation spearheaded by the state ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.