Tied as a boy to heroin kingpin Nicky Barnes, Pete Rollock came up in the game in the projects of the Bronx. Amidst the 1980s crack epidemic, he earned his nickname—"Pistol Pete"—after starting his own gang—Sex, Money, Murder.
When her husband, Jackie Wright, a major player in the Philadelphia drug game, was murdered, Thelma Wright became a gangster queen of Philadelphia, transporting cocaine and heroin between Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
"Pot Princess of Beverly Hills" Lisette Lee lived a mysterious life of privilege and luxury—all the while falsely claiming to be an heiress to the Samsung corporation—until her arrest for narcotics trafficking in 2010.
Infamous gangster Bartolome Moya and his chief enforcer, Andre Paige, led a deadly narcotics and extortion racket in New York City until the law caught up with them, but later disappeared without a trace, spurring an international manhunt.