Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola's Life in Pictures

Following the reality star's death, we look back at her larger-than-life 55 years


In 2001, Raiola was arrested for selling cocaine following an undercover investigation that targeted a New York City drug ring. According to the DEA and NYPD detectives, Raiola was given cocaine from the organization for "street level distribution." She was caught selling cocaine to undercover cops and reportedly had 14 small plastic bags of the drug in her purse at the time of her arrest.