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The man accused of drug trafficking showed up for court Friday in Fort Lauderdale sporting a jacket depicting a recipe with instructions on how to cook crack cocaine. (Courtesy:Michael Weinstein/ Attorney)

Man Dons ‘Crack Jacket’ During Broward Courthouse Appearance

When making an appearance in court in front of a judge many try to put their best look forward, except for one man in South Florida. The man accused of drug trafficking showed up for court Friday in Fort Lauderdale sporting a jacket depicting a recipe with instructions on how to cook crack cocaine.

CBS4–01/07/2012

Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was arrested in 2011.  (Source: CBS4)

Feds Detail Police Captain’s Alleged Gang Involvement

Federal officials have started to peel back the layers to reveal just how deep they believe Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was involved in drug trafficking and gang activity.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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CBS4 Investigates: Drug Subs on the High Seas

Gone are the go-fast boats, long associated with drug smugglers and the cocaine cowboys. Now as CBS4′s Chief Investigative Reporter shows you, drug subs are the newest mode of keeping their drug trafficking activities out of sight.

CBS4–11/07/2011

(Source: CBS4) Ayesha Niles at her arraignment hearing on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

Trial Date Set For British Teen Accused Of Drug Trafficking

A trial date has been set for a British teen accused of carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport.

CBS4–11/07/2011

Ayesha Niles (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

British Teen Accused Of Trafficking Drugs At MIA Charged As Adult

A British teen found carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport has been formally charged as an adult.

CBS4–11/03/2011

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Miami-Dade Cop Arrested

A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges following a “long-term internal affairs investigation.”

CBS4–05/11/2011

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General Warns U.S. About Latin America

The head of the U.S. Southern Command, based in Miami, said the United States has to recognize an increasing threat from transnational criminal groups that have taken refuge across much of Latin America.

CBS4–05/06/2011

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I Team: International Fugitive Received Free Jackson Healthcare

Early on the morning of December 5, Eliseo Dellatore Castro, surrounded by friends and family, died at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His real name was Luis Franco and he was a convicted Colombian drug trafficker who had been an international federal fugitive for nearly 30 years.

CBS4–03/28/2011

Jury selection begins Monday in Tampa for the re-trial of reggae singer Buju Banton on federal drug charges.  (Source: AP)

Jury Selection To Begin In Buju Banton Drug Trial

Jury selection is scheduled to get under way in Tampa on Monday for the re-trial of Jamaican reggae start Buju Banton on federal drug trafficking trial charges.

02/13/2011

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FAA Missing Registration Records On Over 110K Civilian Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration is acknowledging that it is missing reliable registration records for one-third of the civilian aircraft in the United States.

CBS4–12/10/2010

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