Police find student drug-dealing connection in off-campus home invasions

    There seems to be a common denominator in the home invasions of Temple and Drexel students: drugs.

    The dozen home invasions at off-campus apartments near both campuses in the last year or so have all be linked to student dealing, and the side business students run to make a little extra cash also makes them targets.

    Police say the students don’t realize how they’re affecting the neighborhood drug economy; taking potential customers from their non-student neighbors, keeping large amounts of cash and pot in the house and welcoming buyers into their apartments.

    Read the full Inquirer story to learn why these students often aren’t arrested and why it’s so hard to catch the people who break into their homes.

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