Cornell Student Arrested Holding $150K of Heroin
Senior had enough for 500 doses, say police
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2010 5:01 PM CST
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(Newser) – Another Ivy League drug bust: Police arrested a Cornell senior who they say happened to be in possession of $150,000 worth of heroin. Keri Blakinger, 26, was allegedly holding the cache—about 500 doses' worth—in a hotel parking lot in the Collegetown section of Ithaca when police arrived in response to a call from a resident. Blakinger reportedly confessed that the drugs were hers, reports IvyGate.