Christopher “Dudus” Coke

Who is he?
An alleged drug lord and son of accused drug lord Lester Lloyd Coke. A New York grand jury indictment alleges that he has been involved with gun and drug trafficking since 1994.

What are the charges against him?
Coke was charged in August with conspiracy to distribute marijuana and cocaine, as well as conspiracy to traffic in firearms.

Is he involved in gangs?
The U.S. government alleges that Coke runs the Shower Posse, an outfit Coke’s father was said to control before his death in 1992.

Is Coke his real name?
His real name is Michael Christopher Coke, but his aliases include “Paul Christopher Scott,” “Presi,” “General,” “President,” “Duddus” and “Shortman.”

Where is he from?
He controls a Kingston neighborhood called Tivoli Gardens, which the U.S. government calls a “garrison community” barricaded and guarded by his gunmen. Coke’s gang allegedly imports weapons at a wharf adjacent to the neighborhood.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice

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