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Soda and smack on Avenue D

November 7, 2009

Suburban drug-seeking kids of the 1980s: the cops from the East Village’s Ninth Precinct never believed your stories of randomly getting mugged on Avenue D on your way back to Great Neck.

Here’s what one detective had to say to The Soho News on March 16, 1982:


Later in the article, the reporter quotes another cop calling Avenue D “the world’s largest retail drug market.”