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August 20, 1988 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, Times Staff Writer
Federal agents seized three chemical supply plants in San Diego and Los Angeles counties on Friday, shutting down what they believe to be the "granddaddy" provider of chemicals and equipment to more than 2,000 methamphetamine labs throughout the country. The plants, run by Robert J.
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July 5, 1993 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The early release from federal prison of a drug felon who prosecutors said sold enough chemicals in the 1980s to give everyone on the planet a methamphetamine high has angered U.S. drug agents and raised questions about the role played by a prominent defense attorney. Robert J. Miskinis, 42, was released in April after serving four years of a 40-year prison term because of a legal technicality. The U.S.
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July 5, 1993 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The early release from federal prison of a drug felon who prosecutors said sold enough chemicals in the 1980s to give everyone on the planet a methamphetamine high has angered U.S. drug agents and raised questions about the role played by a prominent defense attorney. Robert J. Miskinis, 42, was released in April after serving four years of a 40-year prison term because of a legal technicality. The U.S.
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August 20, 1988 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, Times Staff Writer
Federal agents seized three chemical supply plants in San Diego and Los Angeles counties on Friday, shutting down what they believe to be the "granddaddy" provider of chemicals and equipment to more than 2,000 methamphetamine labs throughout the country. The plants, run by Robert J.
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August 20, 1988 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, Times Staff Writer
Federal agents seized three chemical supply plants in San Diego and Los Angeles counties Friday, shutting down what they believe to be the "granddaddy" provider of chemicals and equipment used by more than 2,000 methamphetamine labs across the country. The plants, run by Robert J.
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August 29, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, Times Staff Writer
When a convicted drug trafficker hired a Sacramento lobbyist in 1986 to influence the Legislature, lawmakers and police officials considered his move an unusually brazen subversion of their efforts to control the production of methamphetamine. But every day, in seedy apartments, secluded rural homes and small warehouses across San Diego County, street chemists are engaged in a more subtle but no less serious cat-and-mouse game with the California Legislature.
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March 20, 1987 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, Times Staff Writer
A convicted drug dealer, described by law enforcement officials as a major supplier of chemicals to illegal drug producers, hired a lobbyist last year to persuade state legislators to delay imposing new controls on chemicals used to make methamphetamine, or speed, public records show. Robert J. Miskinis, reputed to be San Diego County's biggest supplier of the drug-making chemicals, got lawmakers to agree last summer to hold off the controls for six months--until Oct.
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