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Assorted prescription pills (Source: Melanie Acevedo via Getty Images)

DEA Taking Back Tons Of Drugs At Buyback Events

Drug buyback events across the Sunshine State have grown in popularity in recent years, so much so that the Drug Enforcement Administration is taking back literally tons of drugs.

CBS Miami–11/08/2013

Christopher Holmes (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Report: Pilot Wanted To Rape, Torture School Kids

A South Florida pilot who was reportedly caught with child porn on a laptop which also allegedly contained graphic descriptions of how he’d like to rape, torture and murder children is scheduled to go before a duty magistrate in Ft. Lauderdale on Monday.

CBS4–08/26/2013

Feds bust an alleged pill mill in Fort Lauderdale. Source: CBS4

Feds Bust Suspected Fort Lauderdale Pill Mill

A suspected pill was broken up in an upscale Fort Lauderdale neighborhood Wednesday at a location that authorities and CBS4 first visited more than two years ago.

CBS4–07/03/2013

MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) - $19 million in confiscated cocaine is offloaded on 7/1/13 in Miami Beach. (Source: Marybel Rodriguez/ CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads $19 Million In Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard returned to port in Miami Beach Monday morning with millions of dollars of seized cocaine in tow.

CBS4–07/01/2013

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DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone Distribution

The Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

File photo of a shipment of cocaine. (credit: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Accused Of Withholding Evidence In Drug Case

Two Colombians who were facing the prospect of spending the rest of their lives in a U.S. prison for drug trafficking will go home much sooner after prosecutors were accused of withholding evidence about payments by the Drug Enforcement Administration to police in the South American country.

05/30/2013

CBS4's Jim DeFede investigates into the hiring of a hitman to kill a wealthy realtor. (Source: CBS4)

Greed, Crime and Murder For Hire In The Keys

In December, retired Coast Guard commander Dennis Zecca was arrested by federal agents in Marathon. Accused of conspiring to buy 10 kilos of cocaine, he was also charged with hiring a hitman to kill one of the town’s biggest realtors.

05/21/2013

Multiple people were arrested in an early morning drug raid in Miami. (CBS4)

Exclusive: Early Morning Drug Raid Nets Multiple Arrests

Hours before the sun rose, members of Miami Dade’s gang task force gathered in a parking lot near the county’s North Side station, plotting a raid they hoped would mark the end of a violent gang known as New Money Boys.

CBS4–05/16/2013

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Report Raises Concern About Glock Handguns

A never before released report by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office raises questions about the reliability of the Glock semi-automatic handgun used by its deputies.

CBS4–05/13/2013

Assorted prescription pills (Source: Melanie Acevedo via Getty Images)

DEA Collects 14 Tons Of Unused Rx Drugs In Florida

More than 14 tons of unused or expired prescription drugs were collectedby the The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration during a recent drug take-back day in Florida.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

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