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War On Drugs / Jamaican Gang Crackdown #112352

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Ntnwide. crackdown by federal agents against Jamaican gangs responsible for drug dealing reported; details given, scenes shown. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - lists alleged crimes of Jamaican "posses."] Domination of crack cocaine trade by Jamaicans noted. [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms spokesperson Stephen HIGGINS - says Jamaican gangs have been involved in drug-related homicides.] [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms spokesperson Joseph VINCE - says this is vicious organized crime group.] Possibility of gang alliances mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis
Duration:
00:01:30

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