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August 23, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Far from being controlled, the drug trade in Orange County will continue to grow, as well as the menacing violence associated with it, according to the top federal narcotics officer in the county. Simeon R. Greene, new head of the Drug Enforcement Administration office in Santa Ana, said in an interview that more resources and greater cooperation among law enforcement agencies are needed to stem the escalating flow of illegal drugs. "We're pretty sure this is going to be the Miami, Fla.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Far from being controlled, the drug trade in Orange County will continue to grow, as well as the menacing violence associated with it, according to the top federal narcotics officer in the county. Simeon R. Greene, new head of the Drug Enforcement Administration office in Santa Ana, said in an interview that more resources and greater cooperation among law enforcement agencies are needed to stem the escalating flow of illegal drugs. "We're pretty sure this is going to be the Miami, Fla.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1992 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drug investigators said Tuesday that they have broken up an international narcotics ring operating in California and Arizona, arresting 20 suspected smugglers and seizing nearly 3 1/2 tons of cocaine and $3.5 million in cash. The arrests and confiscations, carried out over a six-week period after a one-year investigation, involved dozens of agents working for 14 federal, state and local agencies.
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August 20, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what local authorities say would be a blow to drug enforcement in Orange County, the state is considering shutting its only drug and investigation bureaus here, moving 21 agents to Los Angeles. The state agents, who work in the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement and the Bureau of Investigation, seized $5 million in drug assets and about three tons of cocaine last year. They helped to dismantle more than a dozen methamphetamine laboratories, said J.D.
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