NEW YORK — New York City authorities say five Columbia University students were charged with selling drugs on campus and at fraternity houses.
Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday that the students and three off-campus suppliers have been arrested and indicted.
Hoffman withdrew $1,200 hours before death: sources
Philip Seymour Hoffman withdrew a total of $1,200 from an ATM at a supermarket near his New York City apartment the night before he was found lifeless in his bathroom with a syringe still in his left arm, sources told NBC News.
- NYC mayor will skip St. Pat's parade over gay ban
- Indiana man back home 18 years after abduction
- 32 states in the path of another wild storm
- Judge vows quick ruling on Va. marriage ban
- Hoffman withdrew $1,200 hours before death: sources
Most of the sales took place at three fraternity houses; the students sold nearly $11,000 in drugs, authorities say.
"This is no way to work your way through college," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told the New York Daily News on Tuesday.
Arrested students were: Chris Coles, 20; Harrison David, 20; Adam Klein, 20; Jose Stephan Perez, 20; and Michael Wymbs, 22. All were expected to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon, according to the New York newspaper.
One of the off-campus suppliers plotted to kidnap a pair of rival cocaine traffickers, authorities say.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.