Nail Salon Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Pennsylvania
May 8, 2021
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pennsylvania—Following a two-month-long investigation, the owner of Nails 1st in South Abington Township, Tung Khac Du, and his girlfriend, Nhan Thanh Tran were arrested on drug-related charges including possession with intent to deliver.
Local authorities began investigating Du’s drug trafficking ring back in March. Undercover police officers were able to purchase controlled substances from Du on multiple occasions, according to PA.
Police say Du distributed ecstasy, prescription medication, and other narcotics while operating from his home and business. Du also allegedly owned several vehicles he utilized in his distribution network.
Multiple search warrants were executed on Nails 1st, Du’s residence, a 2020 Lincoln Navigator, and a 2016 Ford F-150, reports PA.
Searches yielded over $100,000 in cash, about 60 grams of suspected cocaine, 76 tablets of ecstasy, over 2,000 tablets of Adderall, 100s of packages of mushrooms, a .22 caliber rifle, various drug paraphernalia, and several pounds of marijuana, according to PA.