CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Incrd. incidents of county sheriffs accepting bribes by drug traffickers in southe. examined; undercover FBI videotape shown. No. sheriffs arrested in recent years in Tennessee and Georgia cited as ex. [Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Maxey GILLELAND - cites incrd. cocaine trafficking in Tennessee from South America.] [TBI spokesperson Arzo CARSON - cites sheriffs' greed.] [On FBI videotape, sheriff Marion CARSON - brags about his power over deputies.] [Sheriff Charlie SHADEN - recalls attempted bribe.] [PEOPLE - cite lack of trust of legal system now.] [Attorney James BELL - explains sheriffs' rationalization of their corruption.]
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