Jerseylicious left a bad taste in the mouth of Staten Island authorities this week. One of the reality show’s cast members has been busted in a drug sting spanning the island, reports Page Six.
Twenty-three-year-old Corey Epstein, husband of leading lady Tracy DiMarco, allegedly sold three Oxycodone pills to an undercover officer as part of “Operation Silent Hill.” The major police sting has lasted 16 months and includes 24 people involved with dealings in hallucinogenic drugs, crack, and cocaine, according to the Staten Island District Attorney via Page Six.
“This long-term investigation uncovered a wide network of criminals who were peddling their narcotics across Staten Island,” said the area’s district attorney, Daniel Donovan. “With no regard for the law-abiding citizens and children they put in danger, these defendants sought to make money dealing illegal drugs.”
Unfortunately it would seem Corey is one of the involved defendants. Although not a main star on the Style Network series, his wife Tracy has been with the show since its start in 2010.
The former Gatsby employee is brushing her husband’s legal tangle aside.
“The only thing my husband is guilty of is having a prescription,” Tracy tells the New York Daily News. “We know the truth will come out.”
Tracy and Corey’s 2013 wedding was documented throughout Season 5. Unfortunately, now it sounds like we might also be watching the newlyweds go to court together.