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HEROIN WHOLESALER 1ABB.D 1-1-1
For a man who says he hasn't been in the
business long, 33-year-old Fred Lric Bruton
Junior was reaping large profits from
wholesale heroin sales until officers nipped
his business in the bud and hauled the
disable war veteran off to jail. Bruton was
injured in a jeep accident during World War
LONG FRUM HIS REAR
Bruton had been under a 24-hour surveillance
by federal agents and city narcotics officers
Bill Hardin and Kenneth Glass. He was
arrested yesterday at a Southside grocery
where he had gone to deliver heroin to a
buyer. Tile buyer was an undercover agent
and officers closed in. Eight grams of
heroin were found in Bruton's possession--
and 837-dollars in marked bills, which the
undercover agent had paid Bruton for a
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Heroin wholesaler nabbed], item, July 24, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc802808/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.