(CNN) — Two young men, a bunch of subordinates, one master plan: Take over the drug trade at some of Pennsylvania's best schools.
Authorities announced Tuesday that they were able to foil this ambitious effort -- unearthing marijuana, hash oil, cocaine, ecstasy (or MDMA, its active ingredient) as well as cash and several weapons -- and arrest the pair allegedly at the center of it, among others.
"They were in business to make money, and they were going to do whatever they needed to do to make sure that no one threatened their business," Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said.
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She was speaking primarily of the main suspects, 25-year-old Neil Scott and 18-year-old Timothy Brooks, behind what they allegedly called the "Main Line Take-Over Project" -- the Main Line referring to a group of affluent towns and cities outside Philadelphia.