Christopher "Dudus" Coke

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Jamaican Drug Lord Being Extradited to US

Christopher 'Dudus' Coke flying to NY to face charges

(Newser) - Jamaican authorities have handed over accused drug lord Christopher Coke to the US government, ABC News reports. "Dudus" should be in New York by this evening to face drug and weapons charges. The extradition ends a violent campaign by the Jamaican government to oust Coke from his stronghold in... More »

Jamaican Troops Storm Drug Lord Stronghold

Body count mounts in battle extradition

(Newser) - At least one Jamaican soldier was killed as 1,000 troops and police stormed the Kingston stronghold of alleged drug kingpin Christopher "Dudus" Coke. Bodies could be seen in the street as forces carried out house-to-house searches in the Tivoli Gardens housing complex, the BBC reports. Several people were... More »

2 Cops Die in Jamaica Drug-Dealer Showdown

Kingston is under siege as kingpin's supporters challenge police

(Newser) - Two policemen were killed and six injured last night in the violent showdown between Jamaican police and supporters of drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who are holed up in a barricaded section of Kingston. The cops were fired on as they responded to a call for help from a... More »

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