Former Major Leaguers Busted in Connection With Drug Ring

A former Major Leaguer has ben arrested in connection to a drug-trafficking and money laundering ring. Former pitcher Octavio Dotel was taken into custody along with 18 other people. A second former player, Luis Castillo, was cited, but has not been arrested.

Authorities are still pursuing the alleged ringleader, Cesar Emilio Peralta, also known as "Cesar the Abuser." Meanwhile, Castillo denied any ties in a social media post. He's a former three-time All-Star and a member of the Florida Marlins 2003 World Championship team.

Dotel, a member of the St. Louis Cardinals 2011 World Series winning team, had set a record for playing with the most teams at the time of his retirement in 2013.

Source: NBC News

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