Jeff McDonald

U-T San Diego

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Reporter for U-T San Diego, formerly the "San Diego Union-Tribune"

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The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency has acknowledged that agents arrested a 23-year-old college senior, told him he'd be released and then left him alone in a holding cell for five…

Student Abandoned in DEA Holding Cell

The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency has acknowledged that agents arrested a 23-year-old college senior, told him he'd be released and then left him alone in a holding cell for five…

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