Heroin King of Baltimore: Rise & Fall of Melvin DVD
Heroin King of Baltimore: Rise & Fall of MelvinDVD
Melvin Williams amassed nearly half a billion dollars during the 70s and 80s. In the 60s he was a genius gambler who at age 12 played against gang members and crime bosses winning thousands of dollars. By age 15, Williams was a millionaire and had established himself as a figure on Pennsylvania Ave. #for Melvin this marked the beginning of a long struggle that ultimately would end with him spending 26 years behind bars. After his release from prison he starred as the Deacon on HBO's the Wire.