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Sheriff Dart pushes investigation into drug house

In early April, reporter Adriana Cardona-Maguigad began to unspool a story about drug addicts sent from Puerto Rico to Chicago by various municipalities on the island. These individuals are promised treatment that will lead to clean living in a spa-like setting. Instead, they’re given a one-way ticket to substandard, unlicensed treatment facilities. Many walk away and end up on the streets. Morning Shift reached out for answers to a number of folks at the city, county and state. We’ve spoken with the acting director of the Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and a state senator. Now Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has called for a federal investigation and he joins us to explain. (Flickr/nerdcoregirl)

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