Officials bust Papa John’s worker who delivered pizza with ‘coke’

The defendant would hide cocaine in pizza boxes, prosecutors said. (Courtesy of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor's Office)
The defendant would hide cocaine in pizza boxes, prosecutors said. (Courtesy of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office)

A Papa John’s delivery man delivered not pies, but up to $27,500 in cocaine, prosecutors said today.

Cops charged Ramon Rodriguez with delivering cocaine – and even sometimes pizza – in a pizza box while working for Papa John’s.

Officials said he sold cocaine at least 19 times to an undercover cop in Brooklyn.

They arrested him yesterday while he was selling a kilo of cocaine for $27,500 to an undercover officer, according to the Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s office.

Dressed in his uniform, he would meet the undercover officer in front of the Sunset Park pizza shop, officials said.

They said he would go inside the store, then come back with a bag with cocaine and an insulated pizza box to hide it.

He was on the job at least part of the time he was selling drugs, prosecutors said – he wore his uniform and told the cops he was interrupting pizza deliveries to bring them drugs.


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