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June 1, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Drug Enforcement Administration agent identified a defendant in the Enrique Camarena murder case Thursday as one of a group of armed men who helped a Mexican drug lord escape from the Guadalajara airport two days after Camarena was kidnaped in February, 1985.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Mexican state police officer was sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years Tuesday for his involvement in the 1985 kidnaping and murder of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara, Mexico. U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie imposed the sentence on Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez, 32, who was found guilty last July of three federal felonies stemming from Camarena's murder.
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March 19, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rejecting defense arguments that there had been misconduct during jury deliberations, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday declined to grant a new trial to men convicted in the 1985 kidnaping and murder of U. S. drug agent Enrique Camarena. U. S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie said that allegations by juror William Parris that fellow panel members had ignored his warnings not to read newspapers during the trial lacked credibility.
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March 19, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rejecting defense arguments that there had been misconduct during jury deliberations, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday declined to grant a new trial to men convicted in the 1985 kidnaping and murder of U. S. drug agent Enrique Camarena. U. S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie said that allegations by juror William Parris that fellow panel members had ignored his warnings not to read newspapers during the trial lacked credibility.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Mexican policeman indicted in the murder of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena told undercover DEA agents that he had been present at the Guadalajara house where Camarena was tortured in February, 1985, according to tapes introduced Thursday in federal court. The admission was recorded on secretly made videotapes and audiotapes in an Arcadia motel and a car.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal judge Thursday ordered a prosecution witness to testify for a second time in the Enrique Camarena murder trial so that defense lawyers could question him about any knowledge he has about alleged ties between the Central Intelligence Agency and Mexican drug traffickers. U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal court jury Thursday heard an amplified version of a secretly made tape-recording on which a defendant on trial for the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena told federal authorities that he had not been present when Camarena was tortured and murdered. Accompanied by a graphics presentation, the tape was played only after a rancorous debate over the qualifications of the defense expert witness who prepared the amplified version.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents seeking "vengeance" for the murder of fellow agent Enrique Camarena used overly zealous tactics in pursuing his killers and ensnared innocent men, defense lawyers charged in closing arguments Friday. "The righteous desire for vengeance does not justify twisting the evidence and convicting by innuendo," said lawyer Mary Kelly, who represents Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Mexican state police officer was sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years Tuesday for his involvement in the 1985 kidnaping and murder of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara, Mexico. U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie imposed the sentence on Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez, 32, who was found guilty last July of three federal felonies stemming from Camarena's murder.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Federal authorities in Los Angeles disclosed Friday that they had arrested Juan Jose Bernabe-Ramirez, a former Mexican policeman wanted in connection with the 1985 killing of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena, charging him with murder and conspiracy. Federal magistrate Ralph J. Geffen ordered Bernabe-Ramirez held without bail after a brief court hearing. Assistant U.S. Atty.
NEWS
July 31, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal court jury Monday convicted a former Mexican state policeman on kidnaping charges in the 1985 slaying of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena, but acquitted him of murder. The six-man, six-woman panel found Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez, 31, guilty of three of the six counts against him.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents seeking "vengeance" for the murder of fellow agent Enrique Camarena used overly zealous tactics in pursuing his killers and ensnared innocent men, defense lawyers charged in closing arguments Friday. "The righteous desire for vengeance does not justify twisting the evidence and convicting by innuendo," said lawyer Mary Kelly, who represents Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal judge Thursday ordered a prosecution witness to testify for a second time in the Enrique Camarena murder trial so that defense lawyers could question him about any knowledge he has about alleged ties between the Central Intelligence Agency and Mexican drug traffickers. U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal court jury Thursday heard an amplified version of a secretly made tape-recording on which a defendant on trial for the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena told federal authorities that he had not been present when Camarena was tortured and murdered. Accompanied by a graphics presentation, the tape was played only after a rancorous debate over the qualifications of the defense expert witness who prepared the amplified version.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Mexican policeman indicted in the murder of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena told undercover DEA agents that he had been present at the Guadalajara house where Camarena was tortured in February, 1985, according to tapes introduced Thursday in federal court. The admission was recorded on secretly made videotapes and audiotapes in an Arcadia motel and a car.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Drug Enforcement Administration agent identified a defendant in the Enrique Camarena murder case Thursday as one of a group of armed men who helped a Mexican drug lord escape from the Guadalajara airport two days after Camarena was kidnaped in February, 1985.
NEWS
July 31, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles federal court jury Monday convicted a former Mexican state policeman on kidnaping charges in the 1985 slaying of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena, but acquitted him of murder. The six-man, six-woman panel found Juan Jose Bernabe Ramirez, 31, guilty of three of the six counts against him.
NEWS
May 16, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of a Mexican narcotics cartel tortured and murdered U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena in retaliation for raids that had cost the traffickers $5 billion, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday as a trial began for four men accused in the 1985 slaying. In opening arguments before a federal jury in Los Angeles, Assistant U.S. Atty. John L.
NEWS
May 16, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of a Mexican narcotics cartel tortured and murdered U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena in retaliation for raids that had cost the traffickers $5 billion, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday as a trial began for four men accused in the 1985 slaying. In opening arguments before a federal jury in Los Angeles, Assistant U.S. Atty. John L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Federal authorities in Los Angeles disclosed Friday that they had arrested Juan Jose Bernabe-Ramirez, a former Mexican policeman wanted in connection with the 1985 killing of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena, charging him with murder and conspiracy. Federal magistrate Ralph J. Geffen ordered Bernabe-Ramirez held without bail after a brief court hearing. Assistant U.S. Atty.
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