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January 3, 1989 | ERIC HARRISON, Times Staff Writer
The Jamaicans were easy to spot. When the police here started arresting men in dreadlocks, they knew something was up. Trouble is, they had no idea what. The Jamaicans talked differently, dressed differently and acted differently from Americans. "They stuck out like a sore thumb," said police Sgt. Marcus Harris. But nobody knew why they were here.
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January 3, 1989 | ERIC HARRISON, Times Staff Writer
The Jamaicans were easy to spot. When the police here started arresting men in dreadlocks, they knew something was up. Trouble is, they had no idea what. The Jamaicans talked differently, dressed differently and acted differently from Americans. "They stuck out like a sore thumb," said police Sgt. Marcus Harris. But nobody knew why they were here.
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