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Oxycontin Robberies

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Oxycontin Robberies

Oxycontin Robberies

Oxycontin Robberies

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A rash of armed robberies has caused authorities to consider the idea of creating secure distribution centers for the pain medication known as OxyContin. Linda Wertheimer talks to Lieutenant James Pierce, head of the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement OxyContin Armed Robbery task force at the Winchester Police Department in Massachusetts.