Dealers paying teens to smuggle drugs via Chicago commuter trains

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LAPORTE, Ind. — Police are revealing details of a year-long investigation into drug smuggling on commuter trains between Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

Police say the South Shore Railroad is frequently used to move heroine and cocaine.

Criminal organizations are paying teens and young adults, who appear to be normal commuters, to smuggle the drugs.

So far this year police have arrested 15 young dealers and identified 15 others.

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