Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Gonnerman
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Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

Charlie is not actually Charlie. His name is George Deets. He was caught at the Albany Airport with heroin and would have received 8 - 25 years in prison but made a deal with the police (Troop G) in 1981 to reduce his own sentence. He ended up with five years of probation and turned informant. Rich is also an informant. George and Rich worked together since the 1970's selling drugs, starting small with marijuana and working up to heroin and cocaine. George and Rich continue dealing in drugs and use their informant status to conceal their dealings.

One of Rich's friends gets caught with marijuana and calls Rich to get him out of trouble by using his connection with Troop G. Rich makes his friend cough up $10,000 and then makes a deal with Troop G to get his friend off. George and Rich...

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