NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 06, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Brian Ross) French cocaine smuggling case discussed. Smugglers were followed by French undercover police posing as tourists; details given, scenes shown. Cocaine connection being established between Bogota, Colombia, Caracas, Venezuela, and Paris, France, rptdly. demolished. Same cartel said pushing cocaine into United States noted. Troubling signs that Europe is open to smuggling tons detailed. [American drug agent in Europe Mike PAVLICK - says United States market saturated so cocaine cartel comes to Europe.] European cocaine epidemic expected.
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