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Baltimore is an American port city ... ‘crab cakes and heroin’. American Gangster: Melvin Williams & The Baltimore Hustle, BET 2013
Kingpins like Melvin Williams. The man who brought dope to Baltimore. ibid.
‘I was a world class gambler by then.’ ibid. Williams & the manipulated dice
‘You could win two million in there if it was your night.’ ibid. Williams and the pool hall
In 1967 they [rozzers] made their move. ibid.
He would make parole after serving four. ibid.
‘We call it weigh money – it comes so fast you have to weigh it.’ ibid.
January 1974 … He was sentenced in March 1975 to 15 years. ibid.
Baltimore: the heroin capital of America. In 2015 Freddie Gray died in police custody sparking riots across the city. Looters raided dozens of pharmacies hunting for synthetic opioids. Two years on, an overdose epidemic is raging. Dope s2e2: Once You See It, You Can Never Unsee It, Netflix 2018
Fentanyl is the new killer ingredient that’s responsible for America’s current overdose epidemic … The addition of Fentanyl effectively hides the other cheap chemicals he uses to bulk out the raw heroin. ibid.
80% of heroin users become addicted through the use of opiates. ibid.
In 2016 over 600 people died of drug overdoses in Baltimore, double the murder rate. ibid.
Carfentanyl is an elephant tranquillizer. ibid.
Baltimore: for many, the biggest hustle is heroin. Drugs Inc s5e9: The High Wire, 2014
Baltimore Scramble only contains 3-10% raw heroin. ibid.
‘It’s like this giant tingly wave.’ ibid. Lamb
Baltimore’s 60,000 addicts make for an extremely lucrative market. ibid.
Abuse of prescription pills has created a whole new generation of heroin addicts. ibid.
Fish been looking for your arse. Luv 2012 starring Danny Glover & Common & Michael Rainey junior & Dennis Haybert & Lonette McKee & Charles S Dutton & Meagan S Dutton & Meagan Good et al, director Sheldon Candi, bloke at market
I did eight years for us. ibid. at basketball court
America ain’t a country, it’s a company. We move knocked-off prescription drugs now. Lower profit, but it brings less attention. ibid. coach
They started as contract killers. And became a vicious menacing army. They are armed and dangerous. They are Dead Men Incorporated. Gangland: Dead Man Inc, History 2009
DMI is considered the most dangerous gang in the Maryland prison system. ibid.
Its speciality is murder for hire. ibid.
DMIs must be able to recite The Whisper on command. ibid.