Clyde”Peter” Hall, 82 allegedly attempted to market six kilos of coke to an unidentified buyer Saturday, according to a complaint unsealed Monday in Manhattan federal court. Former New York Giants player busted in seven-kilo drug sting The buyer was really an informant working with the Drug Enforcement Administration, who had recorded phone calls between him an Hall as the group put up the drug deal.
A trouble-plagued 1960s-era New York Giants player was busted in a Manhattan drug sting last weekend, even after he was freed from prison earlier this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He now faces a narcotics distribution charges, which includes a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and highest of life, prosecutors said. He is expected to appear in Manhattan federal court later Monday. When the trade was set to return Saturday afternoon, agents swooped in and arrested Hall out of his building, according to the complaint.
Cops then searched Hall’s flat and recovered a few seven kilos of blowoff, a spokesperson for the Southern District of New York explained. Hall was serving a 20-year prison sentence for fiscal fraud offenses when he had been cut loose from lockup earlier this season because of the coronavirus pandemic.