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(Studio) Mexican authorities' arrest of man United States authorities say is top smuggler of heroin in country noted. Authorities' prediction of problems for one major drug organization in United States reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Chicago, Illinois) United States authorities' report that Jaime Herrera-Navarez is head of large heroin smuggling operation, taking drug from Mexico to Chicago, noted. Distribution of heroin from Chicago to points eastern reported Finances of Herrera organization examined; government's estimates stated. Federal officials' monitoring of operation in Chicago mentioned. Govt. tape shown. Extent of Herrera family described. Impact of Herrera's arrest detailed. [DEA spokesperson Vernon MEYER - says there are other heroin smuggling orgs. between US and Mexico, but that this arrest should have serious impact on Herrera org.] Herrera's denial of involvement in heroin smuggling stated. US agents' inability to extradite Herrera cited.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
- Kelley, Chris;
- Mudd, Roger
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