80-year-old grandmother ‘sold cocaine and meth’

A grandmother has been arrested in Rome after allegedly selling cocaine and methadone through the window of her home in Rome.

80-year-old grandmother 'sold cocaine and meth'
The 80-year-old grandmother allegedly sold cocaine. Photo: Flickr

The 80-year-old, nicknamed by the Italian press as ‘nonna-pusher’, or ‘granny drug-pusher’, took over her the drug-dealing business from her daughter, who is now in prison, the news website Unione Sarda reported.

She allegedly arranged for customers to come to her home and would exchange the drugs for cash through a window, the newspaper reported.

Police found cocaine, methadone, packaging materials and cash during their search of the home, which the woman shared with her 25-year-old grandson, who was also arrested as a possible accomplice.

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