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Allegations of DEA agent misconduct center of hearing in St. Louis Monday

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Alleged DEA agent misconduct was the center of a hearing in St. Louis on October 17. Credit: KMOV Alleged DEA agent misconduct was the center of a hearing in St. Louis on October 17. Credit: KMOV
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Allegations of misconducts by DEA agents was the center of a hearing Monday in federal court in St Louis.

The so called, " Franks Hearing" is a rare occurrence and usually involves allegations that law enforcement lied or misrepresented reasons for a search warrant.

The case revolves around federal charges against four individuals accused of being part of an organized operation involved in narcotics distribution.
On Monday, the judge closed the courtroom for testimony from the first witness over concerns about threats of the witness' safety.

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