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August 25, 1988
A cocaine dealer admitted arranging reputed drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero's escape from Mexico after U.S. narcotics agent Enrique Camarena was murdered, according to testimony Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court. Arturo de la Torre said his friend Jesus Felix Gutierrez told him that he and another man hired a pilot to fly Caro Quintero to Costa Rica after the murder in February, 1985.
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October 27, 1988 | EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer
An admitted marijuana trafficker identified as a top lieutenant to a Mexican drug kingpin was sentenced Wednesday to 240 years in prison and an additional life term for his role in the kidnaping, torture and murder of a U.S. drug agent in Mexico. Rene Verdugo Urquidez, 36, will not be eligible for parole until he has served 60 years for his participation in the 1985 torture and murder of Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique Camarena and his pilot, Alfredo Zavala Avelar.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
An admitted cocaine trafficker being held on charges stemming from the murder of federal drug agent Enrique Camarena filed suit Friday, claiming that he has been held for 15 months in a small cell to pressure him into providing information about the slaying.
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September 29, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
The former owner of a Los Angeles-area seafood company, who also headed local operations for a Mexican drug ring, was convicted Wednesday of acting as an accessory to the 1985 kidnaping and murders of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena and his pilot. Jesus Felix-Gutierrez, 38, was the last of three defendants to be convicted in an eight-week Los Angeles federal court trial that authorities predicted was "only the beginning" of the U.S. government's efforts to avenge Camarena's death.
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June 24, 1987 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
The owner of a Costa Rica ranch where the man suspected of masterminding the murder of U.S. drug Agent Enrique Camarena was sheltered before his arrest pleaded guilty Monday to directing a major cocaine distribution ring based in Los Angeles. Jesus Felix-Gutierrez, 39, owner of an East Los Angeles seafood company, pleaded guilty to heading a Southern California narcotics network that prosecutors have alleged is linked to Camarena murder suspect Rafael Caro-Quintero's international drug empire.
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October 27, 1988 | EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer
An admitted marijuana trafficker identified as a top lieutenant to a Mexican drug kingpin was sentenced Wednesday to 240 years in prison and an additional life term for his role in the kidnaping, torture and murder of a U.S. drug agent in Mexico. Rene Verdugo Urquidez, 36, will not be eligible for parole until he has served 60 years for his participation in the 1985 torture and murder of Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique Camarena and his pilot, Alfredo Zavala Avelar.
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September 17, 1988 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, United Press International
Federal prosecutors have nothing but a parade of liars to prove that three Mexicans were involved in the torture-killing of U.S. narcotics agent Enrique Camarena, a defense attorney told jurors Friday. Summing up the case for a federal court jury, defense attorney Barry Tarlow said the government's case was "a house of cards" that is bound to collapse because it is built on witnesses who lied under oath.
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September 29, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
The former owner of a Los Angeles-area seafood company, who also headed local operations for a Mexican drug ring, was convicted Wednesday of acting as an accessory to the 1985 kidnaping and murders of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena and his pilot. Jesus Felix-Gutierrez, 38, was the last of three defendants to be convicted in an eight-week Los Angeles federal court trial that authorities predicted was "only the beginning" of the U.S. government's efforts to avenge Camarena's death.
NEWS
September 8, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
More than three years after the badly beaten bodies of a U.S. drug agent and his pilot were unearthed on a remote Mexican ranch, federal prosecutors have concluded their case against three men accused of helping carry out the murder plot for one of Mexico's most powerful drug organizations. The prosecution rested Wednesday after five weeks of testimony from nearly 80 witnesses linking the killing of drug agent Enrique Camarena to a cadre of narcotics traffickers based in Guadalajara.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1988
The most intense security seen at the U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles in recent years has been implemented for the trial of three Mexican nationals charged in the murder of American drug agent Enrique Camarena, officials said. U.S. Marshal Sam Cicchino said security is strengthened for any "high-risk case where there is an outside chance of something happening."
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September 17, 1988 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, United Press International
Federal prosecutors have nothing but a parade of liars to prove that three Mexicans were involved in the torture-killing of U.S. narcotics agent Enrique Camarena, a defense attorney told jurors Friday. Summing up the case for a federal court jury, defense attorney Barry Tarlow said the government's case was "a house of cards" that is bound to collapse because it is built on witnesses who lied under oath.
NEWS
September 8, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
More than three years after the badly beaten bodies of a U.S. drug agent and his pilot were unearthed on a remote Mexican ranch, federal prosecutors have concluded their case against three men accused of helping carry out the murder plot for one of Mexico's most powerful drug organizations. The prosecution rested Wednesday after five weeks of testimony from nearly 80 witnesses linking the killing of drug agent Enrique Camarena to a cadre of narcotics traffickers based in Guadalajara.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1988
A cocaine dealer admitted arranging reputed drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero's escape from Mexico after U.S. narcotics agent Enrique Camarena was murdered, according to testimony Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court. Arturo de la Torre said his friend Jesus Felix Gutierrez told him that he and another man hired a pilot to fly Caro Quintero to Costa Rica after the murder in February, 1985.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
An admitted cocaine trafficker being held on charges stemming from the murder of federal drug agent Enrique Camarena filed suit Friday, claiming that he has been held for 15 months in a small cell to pressure him into providing information about the slaying.
NEWS
June 24, 1987 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
The owner of a Costa Rica ranch where the man suspected of masterminding the murder of U.S. drug Agent Enrique Camarena was sheltered before his arrest pleaded guilty Monday to directing a major cocaine distribution ring based in Los Angeles. Jesus Felix-Gutierrez, 39, owner of an East Los Angeles seafood company, pleaded guilty to heading a Southern California narcotics network that prosecutors have alleged is linked to Camarena murder suspect Rafael Caro-Quintero's international drug empire.
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December 30, 1986 | WILLIAM OVEREND, Times Staff Writer
The owner of an East Los Angeles seafood company which allegedly served as a front for an international cocaine ring was accused Monday of helping one of the reported murderers of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena escape from Mexico in 1985.
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June 7, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Slain federal drug agent Enrique Camarena told his killers that agents knew the whereabouts of two of Mexico's most powerful drug lords but did not pursue them because they feared for their own lives, according to a tape-recording of Camarena's torture made public Monday. In a chilling transcript of Camarena's ordeal, filed in Los Angeles federal court, the Drug Enforcement Administration agent is heard complaining to his captors that U.S.
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