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Three Tucson liquor stores were selling much more than liquor. That's what police found after a year-long undercover investigation that became a quality of life issue for several neighborhoods.
Police say employees were selling "crack kits" to customers.
After a yearlong investigation TPD found these kits at three different liquor stores, Lim Bong's Drive Through Liquors, Lee's Drive in Liquors, and Speedy's Discount Liquors and Drive Through.
Undercover officers would enter the businesses and ask for a "kit" or "crack kit" which would cost about $3.
Three dollars for a brillo pad and glass tube packaged and sold to customers in a brown paper bag.
Police call it a distruption to a neighborhood's quality of life.