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November 27, 1994 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Any day now, the U.S. marshals will come for Tarzan and Cougar, two gang members imprisoned in the high-rise federal jail here on charges of killing a Roman Catholic cardinal in Guadalajara. The homeboys from the Logan Heights barrio will be shackled, turned over to Mexican police in a top-security operation at the border and then flown to a Mexican prison to stand trial. Recruited in an unprecedented alliance between a Mexican drug cartel and a U.S.
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November 27, 1994 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Any day now, the U.S. marshals will come for Tarzan and Cougar, two gang members imprisoned in the high-rise federal jail here on charges of killing a Roman Catholic cardinal in Guadalajara. The homeboys from the Logan Heights barrio will be shackled, turned over to Mexican police in a top-security operation at the border and then flown to a Mexican prison to stand trial. Recruited in an unprecedented alliance between a Mexican drug cartel and a U.S.
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July 20, 1993 | From a Times Staff Writer
A seventh gang member from San Diego has been arrested in connection with the May 24 shootout at Guadalajara's airport that left a Roman Catholic cardinal and six others dead. Jesus Zamora-Salas, 30, a member of the Calle Treinta gang from the Logan Heights section of San Diego, and known by the street name "El Cougar," was arrested Friday at a church in Lompoc and brought to the Metropolitan Correctional Center here for arraignment Monday.
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September 20, 1994 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge ruled Monday that two San Diego street gang members accused of working as hired guns for a Mexican drug cartel should be extradited to Mexico to stand trial for the slaying last year of the Roman Catholic cardinal of Guadalajara. The two suspects belong to the 30th Street gang, which became embroiled in one of the most notorious recent crimes in Mexico: a shootout at the Guadalajara airport in May, 1993, that killed Cardinal Juan Jesus Posadas Ocampo and six others.
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January 11, 1996 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mexican judges have released three U.S. gang members charged in the mysterious slaying of the Roman Catholic cardinal of Guadalajara, according to Mexican and U.S. authorities, who say two of the suspects are back in San Diego. The gang members were accused of a politically explosive crime and extradited to Mexico to stand trial, but a federal appellate court in Guadalajara has upheld judicial orders setting them free during recent months, authorities said. U.S.
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