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July 2, 1987 | JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Federal, state and local law enforcement officials said Wednesday that a series of raids by 400 officers had broken up what they called a major South-Central Los Angeles cocaine and heroin ring that maintained control by threats, intimidation and murder. One of the ringleaders was identified as an associate of the reputed leader of the violent Black Guerrilla Family prison gang. U.S. Atty. Robert C. Bonner, state Atty. Gen. John K.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1987 | JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Federal, state and local law enforcement officials said Wednesday that a series of raids by 400 officers had broken up what they called a major South-Central Los Angeles cocaine and heroin ring that maintained control by threats, intimidation and murder. One of the ringleaders was identified as an associate of the reputed leader of the violent Black Guerrilla Family prison gang. U.S. Atty. Robert C. Bonner, state Atty. Gen. John K.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
Likening the government's case against him to the game show, "Let's Make a Deal," accused cocaine kingpin Elrader (Ray Ray) Browning Jr. told a federal jury Thursday that at least one of the principal witnesses against him is a liar who "would have jumped through a burning hoop to please Monty Hall." In an elaborate television metaphor, Browning, who is acting as his own legal counsel, referred to himself as "The Fall Guy." He compared prosecutors John S. Gordon and Lisa B.
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May 26, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
A former leader of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang told a federal jury Wednesday that the government's attempt to link him to a $2-million-a-month cocaine distribution ring is based on "misconceptions, misinformation and mistaken conclusions of fact." James H. (Doc) Holiday, 46, who is serving as his own legal counsel, made the remarks as the government began presenting evidence in the drug-trafficking, money-laundering and conspiracy trial of Elrader (Ray Ray) Browning Jr.
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June 4, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
An self-described "enforcer" and drug runner who said he once worked for a $2 million-a-month cocaine and heroin ring headed by Eldrader (Ray Ray) Browning Jr. told a federal jury Friday that violence was a way of life within the organization. Convicted felon John (Big John) Milan, 32, was the last witness to testify for the government in the drug trafficking and conspiracy trial of Browning, 33, and an alleged associate, James H. (Doc) Holiday, 46.
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June 16, 1988 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
Cocaine kingpin Elrader (Ray Ray) Browning Jr., who twice in the last decade eluded the state's efforts to convict him of murder or arson, was found guilty Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court of 43 drug-related felonies, one of which will send him to prison for the rest of his life. A second defendant, James H. (Doc) Holiday, a former leader of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang, was found guilty of two of the four drug-related offenses with which he was charged.
SPORTS
March 7, 1992
Calabasas COACH: Rick Nathenson, 1st season LAST SEASON: 8-10-1; 4th in league, 4-7-1 PLAYERS TO WATCH: These are new-look Coyotes. Only five players return and former Coach Bob Wade took an assistant's job at Harvard-Westlake. Of the four returning seniors, Brian Bruskrud has the most experience. He was 3-3 on the mound and hit .300 as a part-time shortstop-second baseman last season.
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April 24, 1990 | Allan Malamud
Pat Riley should not have to apologize to anyone for resting Magic Johnson, James Worthy and Mychal Thompson the final night of the regular season in Portland. . . . It was the wise and proper thing to do. The game was meaningless. Byron Scott already was hurting. Why risk further injuries five days before the start of the playoffs? . . . The guy stirring up the fuss, Trail Blazer President Harry Glickman, may be using this as a psychological ploy.
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