Wayne Perry: Washington DC’s Most Wanted

Wayne Perry: Washington DC's Most Wanted

Wayne Perry was a drug dealer and enforcer from Washington, D.C. during the 1980s and 1990s known and feared for his extreme violence which included kidnapping, torture and murder.

Born in 1962 in Washington, D.C., Perry grew up in a low-income housing project. He was one of many young Black American males trapped poverty which in part led to Wayne Perry becoming involved in the drug trade at the age of 12.

By the time he turned 16, Wayne Perry was heavily involved in drug trafficking and robberies.

Wayne Perry was also known for his ability to evade law enforcement officials in addition to his violence which earned Wayne Perry a reputation as one of the most feared enforcers in Washington DC.

During the 1980s and 1990s, Wayne Perry teamed up with Harlem drug dealer, Alberto Alpo Martinez after Alpo had paid for Wayne Perry’s release on $10 000.00 Bail.

Together, Alpo and Wayne Perry were responsible for bringing large quantities of cocaine and heroin into Washington, D.C. with Wayne Perry acting as Alpo’s muscle and Enforcer on the streets of Washington D.C.

As a result, Alpo was able to establish a strong presence in Washington DC that would not have been possible for him as an outsider from Harlem without Wayne Perry’s protection.

The partnership between Perry and Martinez was short-lived however, as Alpo eventually became a government informant and testified against Wayne Perry in Court.

Alpo’s testimony led to Wayne Perry’s arrest and eventual conviction, and Perry was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Today, Wayne Perry is remembered as one of the most feared drug dealers and enforcers who operated in Washington, D.C. during the 1980s and 1990s although he may turned over a new leaf by allegedly converting to Islam in Prison.