Ritter Cyphers knew his brother Forrest was in trouble, battling a prescription drug problem. Cyphers decided to call the pain clinic in Vero Beach where his brother was being treated. What Cyphers didn’t know was that agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration were listening in on the February phone call.
A major operation is underway in Miami and across Florida to arrest rogue doctors and pill mill operators. It’s called “Operation Pill Street Blues” and CBS4’s Carey Codd is the only local reporter allowed to cover the bust in South Florida.
It’s a first of its’ kind bust in Florida — Drug Enforcement Agents taking down a South Florida man suspected of distributing fake pot.