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Phoenix, Arizona / Mexican Drug Cartels / Kidnappings #923680

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: Armen Keteyian) The wave of kidnappings and home invasions in Phoenix related to Mexican drug cartels featured; photo shown of a mother and daughter kidnapped by a meth dealer; statistics cited; map of drug trafficking organizations in the US shown. [Mayor Phil GORDON†- says the problem is going to explode across our country.] [In shadow, torture victim’s WIFE – describes what happened to her husband.] [Phoenix police department Lt. Lauri BURGETT†- notes kidnappings occurred on a daily basis.] [ATF Jose WALL†- comments on gangs carrying military-grade hand grenades.]

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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