Five Columbia students and three “off-campus suppliers” were arrested for their (alleged) involvement in a drug ring that sold their products at frat houses on the campus, MyFoxNY reports.Cops began an undercover operation called, appropriately, “Operation Ivy League” to bust the dealers in July.
Most of the drug deals went down inside three fraternity residences including Alpha Epsilon Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha and Psi Upsilon, police said.
One of the alleged dealers from Manhattan’s East Village is accused of selling cocaine, LSD and DMT to undercover officers on seven occasions and plotting to kidnap and kill a pair of rival cocaine traffickers whom he believed had stolen money from him.
A stash of pills, a bottle of LSD and more than half a pound of marijuana were discovered by police when they raided student dorm rooms on Tuesday. They also found about $2,000 cash.
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