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Drug Busts / Florida #488524

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1976
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(Studio) Police in 5 states crack down on multimillion dollar drug co-operative Arrests made in Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina and Illinois. Hub of heroin-cocaine ring was in Jacksonville, Florida.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Jacksonville, Florida) Early a.m. raids began in Jacksonville, Gainesville and Daytona Beach, Florida. Believed raids will start fighting among illegal drug suppliers. [Detective, Matt TOVCHTON - says had 6 drug-related homicides last year and had 2-3 this year Could be drug war.] Police credit court-ordered wiretaps with speeding up investigations.
REPORTER: Howard Kelly (WTLV-TV)

Chancellor, John

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