The Shabbat-observant drug dealer busted early last year has been sentenced to five years in prison, plus an additional five years under supervision, Gothamist reports. Eduard Sorin was arrested as part of a drug ring that reportedly sold large quantities of heroin, Oxycontin, Xanax, and Suboxone out of a basement in Sheepshead Bay, N.Y.
The group’s unorthodox business hours were revealed in text messages released by police.
Awesome batch of dob just came!!!” read one mass text from April 12. “Open from now till 7:30 also blues stix & subs,” referring to a newly acquired Xanax supply and the approaching sundown.
“We are closing 7:30 on the dot and we will reopen Saturday 8:15 so if u need anything you have 45 mins to get what you want,” specified another.
Along with the drugs, the sting operation, which cops called Only After Sundown (get it?), uncovered a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, a drug ledger, and a BlackBerry filled with the incriminating texts.
Hopefully he’ll at least get to opt for kosher food behind bars.
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