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1898
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In the 1990s, heroin use, which had declined in Durham, increased, placing a strain on the city's criminal justice system and substance abuse programs. The heroin problem is one that crosses boundaries of age, sex, and race.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 36, Sept 1994, p10-13, il Periodical Website
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16701
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North Carolina Appeals Court Judge J. Douglas McCullough served in the federal prosecutor's office for the Eastern District of the state from 1981 to 1996. He was directly involved in the pursuit and prosecution of the principal players in the largest drug smuggling ring in US history. His early investigations in North Carolina began a chain of events and indictments that resulted in the invasion of Panama and the arrest of President Manuel Noriega.
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27554
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The cocaine business is thriving in the Triangle area. Looking at the problem from all angles, law enforcement, ex-dealers, and addicts weigh in on what is driving the surge. Money is the primary reason for the increase in cocaine trafficking as the Triangle grows in size. Law enforcement is doing better catching dealers, but more drugs and dealers keep arriving as profits grow.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 26, September 7-13 1989, p6-12 Periodical Website
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27784
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Clarence Bender, a Democratic state Senate candidate from Nash County ran for election from a prison cell. Bender was arrested on the first day of early voting for allegedly selling drugs to an undercover police officer. Bender’s history and experience as a local politician is explored. Currently a town commissioner in Castalia, NC, Bender has been described by several as a con-man and by others as a well-respected leader in the community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 29 Issue 47, November 2012, ponline Periodical Website
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32051
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Charles Dunn, Director of the State Bureau of Investigation, discusses the scope of the drug problem in North Carolina. The illegal possession and misuse of drugs is a growing problem, not only of law enforcement, but of all those concerned with the health and well-being of people. Dunn, citing examples, says the only hope of curbing drug abuse lies in the home, the church, the school and the community.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 5, May 1971, p9-11, por Periodical Website