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Mueller hasn't been on the job for a long time but he's already made a big impact. (credit: CBS)

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

Attorney David Schubert's mug shot. (credit: AP)

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

PHOTOS: 2011 Grammy Nominees

Bruno Mars Pleads Guilty In Cocaine Case

Grammy-winning pop star Bruno Mars pleads guilty in a Nevada courtroom to cocaine possession as part of a deal with Las Vegas prosecutors that could result in the felony conviction being erased next year.

02/16/2011

(credit: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

Miami Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling $100K In Cocaine Through LAX

A Miami man pleaded guilty Monday for trying to smuggle $100,000 worth of cocaine into Los Angeles International Airport by hiding the powder in egg-shaped candy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2011

PHOTOS: 2011 Grammy Nominees

Bruno Mars Appears In Vegas Court On Cocaine Plea

Bruno Mars is due before a Las Vegas judge on a plea agreement for a felony cocaine possession charge.

02/04/2011

(AP/FILE)

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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The Dumbest Incoming Prisoner Of The Incoming Year

Jailers ask: “What’s that you’re holding, Kyndric?” –or words to that effect. “It’s a bag of cocaine,” answers Kyndric. –or words to that effect.

01/03/2011

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Smuggler Arrested, 26 Pounds Of Cocaine Seized Near Murrieta

U.S. Border Patrol agents say they arrested a Mexican national and seized more than 26 pounds of cocaine after stopping his car on Interstate 15 near Murrieta in Riverside County.

12/10/2010

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Studio, Painter Settle Cocaine Charges On Disney’s ‘Jonas Brothers’ Set

A set painter has resolved her lawsuit against a Hollywood studio who fired her after falsely accusing her of using cocaine on the set of the “Jonas Brothers” show.

12/09/2010

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