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$500K Worth Of Cocaine Found Hidden In Refrigerated Shipping Container

Sixty-four pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars were found hidden in the panels of an empty refrigerated container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

03/02/2012

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Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAX

A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.

02/08/2012

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Charlie Sheen’s Ex Arrested On Assault, Drug Possession Charges

Police in Aspen say Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, has been arrested in Aspen on suspicion of third-degree assault and cocaine possession with intent to distribute.

12/03/2011

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This Minivan Comes Fully Loaded…With $500K Of Cocaine!

A car repair led to a $500k-discovery for a man in the Bay Area. Charles Preston brought his van to a mechanic because he was having trouble with the window.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

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OC Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Fatal Crash

An Orange County man has been sentenced to 20 years and four months in prison for causing a DUI crash that killed a woman on Valentine’s Day last year.

10/15/2011

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Mother Of 3 And Alleged Gang Member Arrested In Drugs-For-Sale Bust

Officials said a 24-year-old mother of three and an alleged gang member were arrested when a search of their East Los Angeles home yielded drugs and guns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2011

Musician Sly Stone performs during day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Art Festival 2010 held at The Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2010. (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

Singer Sly Stone’s Pretrial Hearing Postponed

A pretrial hearing for singer Sly Stone on drug possession charges has been postponed.

07/19/2011

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K-9 Officers Score Major Drug Busts In Fullerton, Torrance

K-9 officers are credited with two major drug busts around the Southland, according to officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

A report published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology said six patients developed purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, nose, cheeks and other parts of their body and, in some instances, suffered permanent scarring after they had used cocaine. (credit: Dr. Noah Craft/Logical Images)

Report: Tainted Cocaine In LA, NY Linked To Flesh-Eating Disease

One journal reports six patients developed “purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, noses, cheeks and other parts of their body” because of use of the adulterated cocaine.

06/28/2011

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Report: Most US Cocaine Shipped Through Mexico, Fueling Border Violence

The majority of cocaine smuggled into the U.S. every year is the most likely source of increased violence along the southern California border, according to a new report released this week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/16/2011

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Man Gets 3 Years For Smuggling Drugs Inside Easter Eggs At LAX

A Miami man who smuggled cocaine hidden inside phony Easter eggs has been sentenced in Los Angeles to three years in prison.

05/06/2011

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Dwight Gooden Sentenced In Child Endangerment Case

Former major league baseball star Dwight Gooden has been sentenced to five years’ probation after pleading guilty in New Jersey to child endangerment.

04/15/2011

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Police Chase Alleged Drug Suspect Carrying Huge Coke Cargo

Law enforcement officials Tuesday chased a drug subject through Pico Rivera into Santa Fe Springs who may have been transporting as much as eighty pounds of cocaine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2011

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Reports: Lawyer Who Prosecuted Paris Hilton For Drugs Is Busted With Cocaine

If you look under “ironic” in the dictionary, this story might be there. The lawyer who prosecuted Paris Hilton for drug possession has been himself busted for allegedly buying crack cocaine on a Las Vegas street.

03/21/2011

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Man, 35, Gets 13 Years For Having 200 Pounds Of Cocaine

A 35-year-old Canadian man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday for getting busted with 200 pounds of cocaine in Newport Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2011

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