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Johnny Tapia is hoisted up after his fight against Marco Antonio Barrera at their middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo Credit: Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)

Police: 5-Time Boxing Champ Johnny Tapia Found Dead In New Mexico

Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law, was found dead Sunday at his Albuquerque home. He was 45.

05/28/2012

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Coroner Makes Identification

The Clark County coroner has identified a man who police say died after apparently swallowing a bag of cocaine as 43-year-old Anthony Barrett of Las Vegas.

CBS Las Vegas–01/20/2012

Stock photo of a bag of cocaine. (credit: Rob Clifford/Getty Images)

Vegas Police Say Man Dies After Swallowing Bag Of Cocaine

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man is dead after swallowing what appeared to be a bag of cocaine as Las Vegas police closed in on him. Police say they stopped a vehicle about 8 p.m. […]

01/19/2012

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Paris’ Probation Complete In Vegas Drug Case

Paris Hilton is wrapping up a year of probation stemming from a 2010 drug arrest on the Las Vegas Strip.

09/20/2011

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Man Caught Carrying Cocaine in Digestive System

Federal drug charges have been filed against a German citizen after authorities caught him trying to board a plane from Las Vegas to London with over a kilo of cocaine secreted in plastic pellets inside his digestive system.

CBS Las Vegas–08/31/2011

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Paris Hilton Ex-Beau Seeks Plea In Vegas Drug Case

Paris Hilton’s ex-boyfriend is taking a plea deal to settle criminal drug charges stemming from a Las Vegas Strip traffic stop with the celebrity socialite last year.

08/22/2011

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Chief Deputy District Attorney Arrested

Chief Deputy District Attorney David Schubert was arrested Saturday evening on drug charges.

03/20/2011

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Marijuana Raids Leads To Arrests

The latest marijuana raids by Metro Police led to the arrest of two people and the seizure of 40 pounds of pot.  Armed with search warrants, authorities raided Premium Remedies on South Maryland Parkway on […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/18/2011

Paris Hilton Arrested Outside Of The Wynn

Paris Hilton arrested in Las Vegas. Read the press release here.

08/30/2010

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