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14 Busted In Whittier-Based Methamphetamine Ring

A probe into a Whittier-area methamphetamine distribution ring led to the arrests Thursday of more than a dozen alleged cartel members or associates.

12/08/2011

Capt. Matthew Phillipsen (CBS)

LA Fire Captain Allegedly Caught Buying 7 Balloons Of Heroin In Drug Bust

A Los Angeles City Fire captain is facing drug charges Friday after being caught up in an LAPD heroin bust.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2011

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3 Arrested And $250K In Counterfeit iPhone Parts Seized

Authorities say three people were arrested and more than $250,000 in counterfeit iPhone parts seized in Covina, Walnut and Rowland Heights.

10/23/2011

Steve Kinzey (credit: California Dept. Of Motor Vehicles)

Deputies: CSU Professor Lived Double Life As Meth-Dealing Biker Gang Leader

Steve Kinzey, 45, has been on the lam for a week following a raid on a suspected methamphetamine drug ring in San Bernardino.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2011

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Deputies Seize $1M Worth Of Marijuana From Illegal Grow In Lancaster

Authorities seized more than $1 million in marijuana plants from a sophisticated illegal growing operation in the Antelope Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2011

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2 Men Busted For Allegedly Stealing 800 Pounds Of Copper Wire

Officials said two men were arrested after they were found with more than 800 pounds of stolen copper wire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2011

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Dean Defends Using Student, 12, In Drug Bust Without Police, Parent Approval

Without telling police, the administrators gave the 12-year-old cash and asked him to buy drugs, according to his parents, who are claiming emotional distress and loss of income.

07/15/2011

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Dozens Of Gang Members Arrested In Narcotics Bust Near LAX

An 18-month-long investigation of extortion and narcotics trafficking in the area east of Los Angeles International Airport ends in the arrests of nearly two dozen suspects.

01/19/2011

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Canadians Busted With 100 Lbs. Of Cocaine In Valencia

SANTA MONICA (AP) — Two Canadian men have been arrested in connection with more than 100 pounds of cocaine and some $2.4 million in cash seized from a warehouse in Valencia by local and federal […]

01/17/2011

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Iranian Nat’l Jailed After Busted With Opium At LAX

An Iranian national who allegedly tried to smuggle almost five pounds of opium into the U.S. in his hand luggage is behind bars on Friday.

01/14/2011

Illegal Fireworks Confiscated In LA

The LAPD bomb squad was called Friday to remove a trunk-load of illegal fireworks and “artillery shells” found in a vendor’s vehicle in Exposition Park, officers said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/31/2010

Human Trafficking Operation Busted In Baldwin Park

Authorities say they have busted a major human trafficking operation in Baldwin Park.

08/20/2010

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