Nick Chester

Drugs

My True Romance With A Colombian Drug Lord

A trans woman talks about her up close experience with a deadly narco baron.
Nick Chester
9.26.19
crime

Life Inside the Prison Unit for the UK's Most Dangerous Prisoners

Close Supervision Centres are where you're sent if you're too unruly for a regular segregation wing.
Nick Chester
9.4.19
crime

Modern-Day Slaves Are Still Being Bought and Sold on Britain's Streets

We spoke to two formerly enslaved people about how little has changed since the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act in 2015.
Nick Chester
6.5.19
crime

The Fantastical Story of the 'Pablo Escobar of Eggs'

Jeffrey Lendrum has spent almost four decades stealing and smuggling the eggs of rare birds, some of which can sell for up to AU$560K.
Nick Chester
3.18.19
prison

Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It

"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Nick Chester
3.12.19
prison

Prison Guards Share their Experiences With the Most Violent Group of Inmates

The "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
Nick Chester
3.12.19
crime

Male Domestic Abuse Survivors Describe Their Experiences

One in three survivors of domestic abuse are male, but there is comparatively little discussion of how men end up in abusive relationships and the obstacles they face when getting help.
Nick Chester
2.26.19
Drugs

Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem

Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.
Nick Chester
2.25.19
Football

A Short History of Football Hooligans Using Weapons

This weekend, during a clash between Everton and Millwall fans, one fan had his face sliced from mouth to ear.
Nick Chester
1.31.19
Drugs

I Persuaded a Dealer to Cook and Deliver a Beef Wellington Instead of Weed

Because food goes well with weed.
Nick Chester
1.26.19
hooliganism

I Want to Import British Football Hooliganism Into the US

We spoke to Derek "Diablo" Alvarez, who founded the Miami Casuals and plans to establish a joint US-UK unit to "get revenge against the Russians for what happened in Marseilles".
Nick Chester
1.24.19
Travel

I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon

Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
Nick Chester
1.15.19
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