The Guy Who Helps Police Fill Their Lineups Has a Penchant for Coconut Liquor


Meet Robert Weston of the Bronx, who, for ten bucks a pop, is the go-to guy for helping the NYPD fill out their lineups, thanks to a network of 100 or so of Weston’s acquaintances, who are willing to go down to the precinct on short notice for a tenner of their own. What’s the secret to Weston’s success (other than the coconut-flavored booze he reportedly spends much of his profit on)? “He always picks up his phone.” [NYT]