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United States v. Diaz
Citation:864 F.2d 544 (1988)
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Two individuals, Perez and Rodriguez, arranged to sell cocaine to an underage DEA officer. Perez and Rodriguez’s supplier was Diaz. On the day of the sale, Diaz, along with the man who had transported the cocaine, Peirallo, waited by Diaz’s car. Peirallo had a firearm which he intended to use if anyone tried to steal the drugs. Perez took the drugs to the DEA agent, who then signaled for the men to be arrested.
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