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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 10/27/2010

Drug bust deja vu at Georgetown

By Topher Mathews

The police arrived before the sun was fully up. They took several Georgetown University students under custody on drug related charges. The campus was shocked to hear the news. By noon it was clear the arrested students’ lives were changed forever.

This could describe what happened last Saturday, but in this case GM is talking about slightly earlier events. Thirty years earlier.

At 4:30 a.m. April 30, 1980, the police raided a home at 1401 Foxhall Rd., which housed a group of Georgetown students. Along with other raids, the cops arrested eight GU students and 10 other individuals for the sale of cocaine and LSD. Along with the arrests they seized a pound and a half of cocaine and 30 tabs of LSD.

[Continue reading Topher Mathews's post here at The Georgetown Metropolitan.]

Topher Mathews blogs at The Georgetown Metropolitan . The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

By Topher Mathews  | October 27, 2010; 12:23 PM ET
Categories:  D.C., Georgetown, HotTopic, Local blog network, crime  
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