‘Seize and Freeze’: Cops Shut Down Drug Dealer Phones

Print More

Heroin dealing has grown into a booming business in Milwaukee, with police scrambling to disrupt the deadly trade. Even as officers haul suspects to jail, the dealer's key source of cash — the cellphone number where orders roll in — often is quickly back up and running, sometimes in just an hour. Police say many dealers, knowing they could get arrested, have set up contingency plans to transfer the prized 10-digit number to a new phone, preserving its value and . . .

Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!