Posts Tagged ‘cocaine’

Anonymous Tip Leads Cops to Crack-Carrying Fenty Canvasser

Demitrius Eccles, 29, the Fenty campaign canvasser arrested for selling crack, was turned in by a concerned citizen. Court documents reveal that his bust was the result of an anonymous tip:
"The caller advised Officer Edelen that a guy named Demitrius Eccles was selling crack cocaine in the 6200 and 6300 block of Georgia Ave. NW [...]

Drivers Are Boozing Less But Toking Up Is High, Feds Say

Driving while drunk has fallen dramatically over the last few decades but drug use is much more popular, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
According to the latest NHTSA roadside survey, drivers caught with blood alcohol concentrations above the legal limit fell to 2.2 percent in 2007, compared to 7.5 percent in 1975. 
Until 2007, [...]

Fuego/Frio: Women, Women, Women!

This week's episode—a must-watch!—centers on the Examiner's super-late scoop on the whole "D.C. ranks number 1 in cocaine use" thing (hey, even we got there first!). Metro Weekly, meanwhile, gets dinged four times (count 'em!) for a.) an "ugly cover"; b.) a weak corrections policy; c.) an overly anonymous scene page; and d.) a shamefully [...]

D.C. No. 1 in Cocaine Use

The news that D.C. tops the nation in cocaine use, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is hard to process. It's like finding out that Los Angelenos read the most books or that Tampa has the fewest back tattoos.
We're Top 5 for marijuana and binge-drinking, which should surprise no one who's [...]