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Murder Trial Begins For Rowland Heights Doctor Accused In 3 Men’s Drug Deaths

Attorneys were set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder in the deaths of three young men who overdosed on prescription pain killers.

08/31/2015

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Dreams Up In Smoke: Aspiring Actress Gets Caught Up In Pot-Smuggling Plot

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]

07/01/2015

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Former DEA Agent Accused As Posing As FBI Agent, Fraud

A former federal drug agent accused of conspiring with a La Quinta man who posed as a lawyer and ex-prosecutor to swindle victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars faces federal fraud charges Friday.

06/12/2015

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Rolling Hills Estates Man Recalls Threatening Call From Con Artist As FBI Warns Of Extortion Scam

Police are once again warning the public about a phone scam that could have those who answer thinking they’ve committed a crime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2015

Jen Levinson knew she was being scammed by the "DEA" when they asked her for money. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Local Woman Gets Threatening Call From DEA But It’s All A Scam

Jen Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing arrest.

02/20/2015

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Authorities Collecting Old Prescription Drugs At Take-Back Day

Police will collect and dispose of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs until 2 p.m. Saturday at locations across the region.

09/27/2014

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El Monte Boys And Girls Club Closed Due To Alleged Mexican Mafia Drug Activity

The Board of Directors voted to close a Boys and Girls Club in El Monte after a DEA indictment claims the club was a center where potential Mexican Mafia gang members openly held meetings and sold drugs.

09/01/2014

Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty by a federal jury of illegally peddling prescription painkillers. (credit: DEA)

La Mirada Doctor, 78, Guilty Of Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty of illegally distributing painkillers like Norco, Hydrocodone and Vicodin.

08/15/2014

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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Dealing Heroin To OC High School Students

Juan Vidrio, 26, was taken into custody this week, five months after authorities began an investigation into drug sales in the seaside city they say revealed Vidrio was selling heroin to teenagers.

08/08/2014

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DEA To Release Man Mistaken For Drug Dealer, Jailed For 2 Weeks

Authorities are releasing a Downey man they admit to accidentally jailing for two weeks when they mistook him for a drug dealer.

05/08/2014

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Exclusive: Authorities Investigating Man’s 2nd Arrest In Case Of Mistaken Identity

Authorities say they’re now investigating whether they mistakenly took a Downey man into custody in a case of mistaken identity.

05/08/2014

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Kratom May Be Legal But DEA Pushing To Ban The Controversial Drug

A drug used for centuries in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular in the Southland. Some officials say kratom is addictive and dangerous but it’s still legal to buy it in California, even for minors. Lawmakers in some states are currently proposing legislation to ban the drug completely.

01/30/2014

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OC Students Pledge To Stay Drug-Free In Red Ribbon Week Kickoff

School children at an Orange County elementary school joined students nationwide pledging to stay drug-free as Red Ribbon Week kicked off Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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LA Participates In National Drug Take Back Day

Angelenos are being urged to dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, and unwanted prescriptions during Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day.

10/26/2013

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18 Arrested In Alleged Drug Smuggling Ring At SoCal Truck Yards

Over a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.

08/15/2013

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