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Special Segment (Miami Drug Bust) #553955

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Dennis Murphy) Drug bust video shown; details given, scenes shown. Crack cocaine causing increase in theft in Florida discussed. [Miami police chief Clarence DICKSON - discusses cost of cocaine habits.] Car theft said up 75% because of crack. Police sting operation discussed; scenes shown. [Florida law enforcement Rolando BOANOS - discusses addicts and selling of stolen cars.] [Car OWNER - comments on how little the fences paid for her car.] [Undercover OFFICER - talks about the people who tell him how many murders and other crimes they have committed.] Final day of operation recounted; scenes shown. [Miami police officer Lieutenant Michael CHRISTOPHER - tells how much stolen property has been recovered and how many arrests were made.] Roundup of 50 criminals said expected.

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis

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