ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Department of Children and Families (DCF) said the alcoholic drink Four Loko is to blame for a new wave of child abuse claims across Central Florida. In less than three months, the drink has been tied to more than a dozen cases.DCF spokeswoman Carrie Hoeppner talked Wednesday evening about the recent surge in Osceola County.“What we saw an increase in, or a new trend in, was the introduction of the beverage – an alcoholic beverage called Four Loko. So at this point we’ve seen about a dozen cases mostly in Osceola County, ” Hoeppner said.
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