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Ivy League Drug Dealers

What’s a big-enough incentive for an Ivy League student to allegedly start selling narcotics? The best people to answer that question would seem to be Chris Coles, Harrison David, Adam Klein, Jose Stephan Perez, and Michael Wymbs, five Columbia University students who were busted yesterday for being part of a campus drug ring. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly called it “the biggest drug bust at a college in recent memory.” According to the Wall Street Journal: “Each of the five students in the apparently well-coordinated network allegedly specialized in selling a certain type of drug, authorities said. Over the course of a five month investigation, undercover New York Police Department officers made 31 purchases from the students, totaling nearly $11,000, said Bridget Brennan, New York City’s special narcotics prosecutor. The sales took place in the common areas or bedrooms of three fraternities and two dorms and involved the peddling of cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy, Adderall and LSD, which was sometimes used to lace Altoids or Sweettarts candy, Brennan said.” And this is where we joke about renaming Low Library as High Library … [%comments]