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July 12, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Ron Waddy, a major narcotics and money-laundering suspect who federal authorities charge was on the lam with former Los Angeles drug agent Darnell Garcia, has been arrested in Paris, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Tuesday. Garcia, indicted on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering, was captured last week in Luxembourg after a seven-month international manhunt spearheaded by his former employer, the DEA. Waddy, according to Ralph B.
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July 12, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Ron Waddy, a major narcotics and money-laundering suspect who federal authorities charge was on the lam with former Los Angeles drug agent Darnell Garcia, has been arrested in Paris, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Tuesday. Garcia, indicted on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering, was captured last week in Luxembourg after a seven-month international manhunt spearheaded by his former employer, the DEA. Waddy, according to Ralph B.
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April 27, 1989 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A reputed international narcotics trafficker and money launderer with ties to fugitive federal drug agent Darnell Garcia has been arrested in Laughlin, Nev., after nearly two years on the run, authorities announced Wednesday. Conway Willie Waddy Jr., suspected of helping Garcia and two other former Drug Enforcement Administration agents conduct a clandestine cocaine and heroin trafficking operation out of Los Angeles, was surrounded by federal agents and Las Vegas police Tuesday night while shopping in a local video store.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1989 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A reputed international narcotics trafficker and money launderer with ties to fugitive federal drug agent Darnell Garcia has been arrested in Laughlin, Nev., after nearly two years on the run, authorities announced Wednesday. Conway Willie Waddy Jr., suspected of helping Garcia and two other former Drug Enforcement Administration agents conduct a clandestine cocaine and heroin trafficking operation out of Los Angeles, was surrounded by federal agents and Las Vegas police Tuesday night while shopping in a local video store.
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November 24, 1988 | WILLIAM OVEREND and JOHN KENDALL, Times Staff Writers
Three former federal drug agents charged in a cocaine corruption case joined forces with some of the major drug dealers in Los Angeles in a partnership that may have included providing inside tips on pending investigations and arrests, federal officials said Wednesday. One tip allegedly provided to convicted drug dealer Ray Ray Browning, a large supplier of cocaine in South-Central Los Angeles, may have helped two of Browning's top associates escape prosecution, U.S. government sources said.
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September 9, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Fugitive former narcotics agent Darnell Garcia, indicted in Los Angeles on drug-trafficking and money-laundering charges, has been sentenced to six months in prison in Luxembourg for traveling on a false passport, it was learned Friday. One of Garcia's attorneys, Mark A. Borenstein of Los Angeles, said the sentencing by a three-judge tribunal Thursday means that the U.S. government's attempt to extradite Garcia to stand trial in Los Angeles cannot take place until next year.
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March 22, 1991 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A government documents expert testified Thursday that former U.S. drug agent Darnell Garcia's calendar books, the heart of his defense against charges of narcotics trafficking, were altered on a number of occasions. "Numerous alterations and obliterations were deciphered," Mary P. Fitzgerald, of the Internal Revenue Service's national forensic laboratory in Chicago, told jurors in a Los Angeles federal courtroom.
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February 2, 1989 | WILLIAM OVEREND, Times Staff Writer
Three former agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Los Angeles were indicted Wednesday on federal charges of conspiring to sell millions of dollars of heroin and cocaine while part of a nationwide drug distribution network. Two of the agents were also charged by a federal grand jury with stealing heroin from the agency's custody, including more than two pounds of heroin directly out of the DEA's evidence vault.
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March 2, 1991 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal prosecutor Friday accused Darnell Garcia of altering his personal calendar books so he could refute allegations that he stole millions of dollars in narcotics and cash while working as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent. The date books have become a key to Garcia's defense and he has relied heavily on them during five days of testimony at his jury trial in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
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February 27, 1990 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until the day he was captured in Luxembourg last July, former U.S. narcotics agent Darnell Garcia hid out for a month in a Paris hotel with his wife, his "paramour" and a fugitive drug dealer from Detroit, prosecutors charged in a memo filed in federal court on Monday. The memo, written by the case's chief prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Atty. Joyce A.
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January 18, 1987 | MICHELE L. NORRIS, Times Staff Writer
Lawrence Freeman acknowledges that when he became principal of Inglewood High School three years ago, he planned to bully the troubled campus into a model of order. "You can't be soft on a campus that has the kind of problems Inglewood has," Freeman said the other day. "You have to come down hard on everybody if you expect things to change."
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