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'Big Brother' Winner

Arrested for Drug Dealing

10/20/2009 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Adam JasinskiAdam "Baller" Jasinski won "Big Brother" in 2008 -- and now he'll be sharing living space with even more strangers behind bars ... because cops say he used his $500,000 winnings to fund a drug dealing business.

According to FOX 25, Jasinski was busted Saturday night by the DEA with 2,000 oxycodone pills during an attempted drug deal in North Reading, MA. Jasinki was thrown in jail and charged with possession of oxycodone pills with intent to distribute.

Cops say Jasinski admitted to funding his illegal venture with his $500,000 winnings from the show. He'll remain in police custody until his next hearing on Thursday.

Adam faces up to 20 years in the slammer and a $1 million fine.

UPDATE: Big Brother was definitely watching when Jasinski got busted -- the person he was allegedly trying to sell the pills to was a government witness who was wearing a wire.

Cops say Jasinski pulled a pill-stuffed sock from his pants and handed them over -- and that's when they swooped in for the bust.

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The arresting officer also claims Jasinski did not go quietly into custody, accusing the reality star of putting up a struggle before he got Adam into a fresh pair of cuffs.


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Crissy Angela    

Don't worry sweetheart, "Celebrity" Rehab will be waiting for you when you get out of the joint.

1827 days ago


Hey LaQuisha and LaQuenda, are you bragging about stealing? Sweet life, losers.

1827 days ago


How did he think "2000 pills in a sock" down the front of his pants would not be noticed??? He is totally stupid!!!!!

1827 days ago


I bet the cast is wondering why they didn't give Ryan the money now.

I hated "Baller" but at least he's going to go to jail for a long, long time.

1827 days ago


Lol...maybe that explains why his eyes were always bugging out of his head.To me,selling drugs or anything else,is all about supply and demand--the cornerstone of capitalism,therefore going to jail for 20 years,months,days,hours,minutes or seconds reeks of hypocrocy..but I digress.
I wonder how he'll get along with his new house mates.

1826 days ago


OMG!!!! You win 500,000 dollars and you spend it on Oxycodone to re-distribute??? I want to make sure I have this correct. YOU WIN 500,000 DOLLARS AND YOU SPEND IT ON OXYCODONE TO RE-DISTRIBUTE!!!!! Holy Mother of God!

1826 days ago


Natalie from Oregon should have won the $500,000. She would have put it to better use like funding her artistic talent.

1826 days ago



You chose to fund "Drug-Dealing" ??

Why not fund "Flipping" Houses ??

Do you realize how many homes you could have bought, fixed-up & sold for a huge profit by using your winnings ??

You would not even need to use all your winnings before making large profits.

Flipping Houses vs. Drug-Dealing ?? . . . . . Dude, c'mon !!


1823 days ago



What are you doing talking to the cops before getting your lawyer ??

Everyone, nowadays, knows to "Lawyer Up" before speaking to the cops.

Now your Jury is going to hear your confession that you gave to the police - There went any reasonable doubt !!


1823 days ago

Freddie Bootleg    

I wanna know the MG, were they Percs or Oxycontin? The guy had big money invested, I'm just curious.

1814 days ago


that is ****en sad! he pissed away all that ****en money to sell `drugs and get busted! wtf! spendin jail has this world come too! good luck in prison!

1547 days ago


i watched that season of bb and you was out there... i would believe he was a drug addict also

1367 days ago
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