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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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May 10, 1990 | Reuters
The government said Wednesday that its ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Guy de Muyser, resigned in the wake of U.S. intelligence allegations that he passed information to Moscow. Foreign Minister Jacques Poos announced the resignation in a statement to Parliament. A NATO spokesman in Brussels said he did not know how serious the security breaches were. De Muyser, 64, had been Luxembourg's ambassador to NATO and Belgium since March 10, 1986.
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July 11, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Elusive former narcotics agent Darnell Garcia, an international fugitive for seven months until he was arrested in Luxembourg last week, used a fake Mexican passport to flee through South America to Europe, a prosecutor in the tiny nation said Monday. The prosecutor, George Heisbourg, said the former Drug Enforcement Administration agent, apprehended July 3 by Luxembourg police, was attempting to purchase air tickets for himself and his wife, who was waiting in a Paris hotel room.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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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May 10, 1990 | Reuters
The government said Wednesday that its ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Guy de Muyser, resigned in the wake of U.S. intelligence allegations that he passed information to Moscow. Foreign Minister Jacques Poos announced the resignation in a statement to Parliament. A NATO spokesman in Brussels said he did not know how serious the security breaches were. De Muyser, 64, had been Luxembourg's ambassador to NATO and Belgium since March 10, 1986.
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February 26, 1990 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One-time fugitive Darnell Garcia, the former U.S. narcotics agent who is a principal defendant in a major drug corruption scandal, has been quietly extradited to Los Angeles from Luxembourg, The Times learned Sunday. Garcia, his hands and legs shackled and dressed in a blue pinstriped suit, was turned over to five U.S. marshals by Luxembourg police Friday, according to Mark Pirtle, one of the marshals who accompanied Garcia on the trip back to Los Angeles.
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January 17, 1990 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An international bank that handled accounts for ousted Panamanian strongman Manuel A. Noriega pleaded guilty Tuesday to laundering millions of dollars of cocaine profits and agreed to forfeit more than $15 million in assets to the United States.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1990 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Extradition proceedings aimed at returning former narcotics agent Darnell Garcia to Los Angeles, where he faces felony charges in a major corruption scandal within the Drug Enforcement Administration, were to begin today in Luxembourg. The 42-year-old Rancho Palos Verdes man was arrested and imprisoned last July in the tiny European nation after a seven-month international manhunt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
NEWS
February 26, 1990 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One-time fugitive Darnell Garcia, the former U.S. narcotics agent who is a principal defendant in a major drug corruption scandal, has been quietly extradited to Los Angeles from Luxembourg, The Times learned Sunday. Garcia, his hands and legs shackled and dressed in a blue pinstriped suit, was turned over to five U.S. marshals by Luxembourg police Friday, according to Mark Pirtle, one of the marshals who accompanied Garcia on the trip back to Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1990 | RONALD L. SOBLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Extradition proceedings aimed at returning former narcotics agent Darnell Garcia to Los Angeles, where he faces felony charges in a major corruption scandal within the Drug Enforcement Administration, were to begin today in Luxembourg. The 42-year-old Rancho Palos Verdes man was arrested and imprisoned last July in the tiny European nation after a seven-month international manhunt.
NEWS
January 17, 1990 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An international bank that handled accounts for ousted Panamanian strongman Manuel A. Noriega pleaded guilty Tuesday to laundering millions of dollars of cocaine profits and agreed to forfeit more than $15 million in assets to the United States.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
NEWS
July 11, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Elusive former narcotics agent Darnell Garcia, an international fugitive for seven months until he was arrested in Luxembourg last week, used a fake Mexican passport to flee through South America to Europe, a prosecutor in the tiny nation said Monday. The prosecutor, George Heisbourg, said the former Drug Enforcement Administration agent, apprehended July 3 by Luxembourg police, was attempting to purchase air tickets for himself and his wife, who was waiting in a Paris hotel room.
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