street pusher

street pusher

n. a drug dealer who works at the retail level on the streets. It’s the street pushers who take the risk and end up doing a few months in the pen.
See also: pusher, street
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com, said, "The new format could further addict publishers to Facebook, giving it the leverage of a street pusher.
Prosecutor Timothy Cray told Southwark crown court: "If the street pusher is like a market trader, this group were the Tesco.
Our probe exposes mid-level supplier Alex "Sanny" McConville - who uses a sandwich shop as a front - and crack cocaine street pusher Wayne Domourad.
Although Shaft does not kill the street pusher, his actions nonetheless fulfill the desire of the white majority to limit, if not eliminate, an undesirable element of the black minority.
So, how did he become a drug addict who's lied to his family and friends, stolen drugs from the hospital, bought dope from a street pusher and passed out in the park from an overdose?
Her mum Gail said street pushers had fed her daughter's habit for years.
But Laurence Flanagan and David Dillon and their networks of couriers and street pushers was no match for police or the public.
Instead, they are organized, frequently as drug mules or small-scale street pushers, by criminals from Nigeria, Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, and Guinea Bissau.
More than 1,300 suspected drug dealers have been arrested, and police chiefs today pledged to continue to "harass and disrupt" street pushers.
Throughout, we saw brilliant strategies, missteps, bad luck and unpredictable human behavior all collide in spectacularly intricate fashion on every level, from the beat cops to their vindictive superiors, from the street pushers to the smuggling masterminds, and in the family of beleaguered dock workers where the whole story intersected.
The drugs, all believed to be Class A, were snatched by detectives from the anti-drugs squad Operation Middlemarket - which targets so-called "mid-level" dealers who supply street pushers - after work by West Midlands and Warwickshire police forces.
The drug is widely available from online retailers, some shops and street pushers.
It is then taken by couriers to Dublin where it is distributed by smaller dealers and street pushers.
The drugs, all believed to be Class A, were found by detectives from the anti-drugs squad Operation Middlemarket - which targets so-called "mid-level" dealers who supply street pushers - after joint work by West Midlands and Warwickshire police forces.