By Amy Silverman
By Olivia LaVecchia
By Monica Alonzo and Stephen Lemons
By Chris Parker
By Michael Lacey
By Weston Phippen
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"We've declared our own war down here and we're working hard, but we're mostly getting the crap kicked out of us."
"There's so much damned dope down here and there's so much potential money for you if you decide to go bad, it's sickening."
They'll stuff a plastic pipe with cocaine, plug up both ends and hurl it like a javelin from a small plane into a preordained spot in the desert.
"It wasn't the world's biggest case, 700 pounds of pot, but it was something."
"The smugglers are paying kids $100 a week or so just to keep an eye on county patrol cars."
"We just can't put everyone in jail."
"The price of dope is going down and the quality is going up. So where the hell is this war on drugs?