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North Carolina / Drug Trafficking #315531

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Lumberton, North Carolina: Bill Whitaker) Extent of drug trafficking in Robeson Cnty. examined; details given, scenes shown. [Assistant United States attorney Bill WEBB - compares county with Miami's cocaine business] [MAN - ests. percentage of cocaine users in cnty.] [Community organization John GODWIN - agrees.] [WEBB - cites cocaine's use by grade-school children.] Allegations of corruption within county sheriff's department said underscored by outcome of deputy Kevin Stone's shooting of unarmed drug suspect; Stone mentioned sheriff's son. [Victim's sister Darlis CUMMINGS - notes number drug-related unsolved murders in cnty.] [Sheriff Hubert STONE - defs. department]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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