March 21, 1986
Six Orange County residents, who are already in jail on state narcotics charges, have been named in a six-count federal indictment returned in Los Angeles that alleges that they were part of a drug ring that stretched from Southern California to south Florida, Panama and Colombia, federal officials said. More than 40 pounds of cocaine and business ledgers indicating multimillion-dollar drug deals were seized, Assistant U.S. Atty. Susan Bryant-Deason said.
May 7, 1990 |
Raul Perez of Tijuana defends his World Boxing Council bantamweight championship for the fifth time tonight when he meets Gerardo Martinez of San Jose at the Forum. Perez (45-1), the second-tallest bantamweight champion in history at 5 feet 11 inches, will have a six-inch height advantage over Martinez (23-4). Tonight's appearance will be the third at the Forum since October for Perez.
August 13, 1988 |
Attempted murder charges will not be filed against a Port Hueneme AIDS patient accused of sexually molesting a 6-year-old boy, an official in the Ventura County district attorney's office said Friday. Gerardo Martinez, 31, has been charged with one count each of sodomy, child molestation and assault for the alleged attack, which he revealed during a group counseling session for sufferers of the deadly AIDS virus, officials said. But Deputy Dist. Atty. Deborah S.
December 22, 1988
County prosecutors this week allowed an AIDS patient charged with sodomizing a 6-year-old boy to plead guilty to a lesser charge to spare the victim a courtroom ordeal. Gerardo Martinez, 31, of Port Hueneme admitted to engaging in lewd acts with the boy and pleaded guilty to a "special allegation" that bars him from receiving probation. The boy had become frightened during 3 hours of testimony, said Ventura County Deputy Dist. Atty. Deborah S. Elliott.
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March 20, 1986 |
Six Orange County residents, who already are in jail on state narcotics charges, were named Wednesday in a federal indictment alleging that they were part of a drug ring that stretched from Orange County to Florida, Panama and Colombia. Assistant U.S. Atty. Susan Bryant-Deason said authorities Wednesday seized more than 40 pounds of cocaine and business ledgers indicating multimillion-dollar drug deals had been transacted. She said more arrests are expected.
August 11, 1988 |
A Port Hueneme man suffering from the deadly AIDS virus who was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexually molesting a 6-year-old boy could face charges of attempted murder, an official in the Ventura County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Gerardo Martinez, 31, who officials said revealed the incident during a counseling session for AIDS victims, has been charged with one count each of sodomy, child molestation and assault.