Chipotle executive Mark Crumpacker indicted in a New York cocaine bust

The cocaine reportedly was sold at Duane Reade and CVS pharmacies as well as in delis.


Mark Crumpacker, chief marketing and development officer for Chipotle, has been indicted as a customer of a cocaine trafficking ring in New York City, the New York Daily News reports.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance described Crumpacker and others as “key repeat customers,” NYDN reported. Customers paid $200 to $300 per transaction for “high-end, on demand service,” Vance told NYDN.

The cocaine reportedly was sold at Duane Reade and CVS pharmacies as well as in delis.

A copy of the buyers’ indictment obtained by Denverite shows that 18 individuals have been charged with a collective 97 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. That offense is a misdemeanor in New York, punishable by up to a year in jail.

The sellers’ indictment, meanwhile, includes charges of operating as a major trafficker, conspiracy and criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second and third degree. These are all felonies.

Crumpacker has worked at Chipotle since 2009, according to his LinkedIn. He has been a face of the company, and was recently quoted in a news release about its new customer loyalty program.