28th August 1990
Additional Intelligence supplied by Angela Trapasso 28th and 29th August, 1990.
1. TRAPASSO met HUGO MATA in the summer of 1987. MATA ran his cocaine business out of New Jersey and was a close associate of HARRY OWENS. TRAPASSO, did try and have MATA arrested as she considered him a bad influence on HARRY OWENS. The ASBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT (NEW JERSEY) wanted TRAPASSO to arrange to "buy" but she refused.
2. VICTOR ALONGI/MARCUS COHAB/ANTONIO MIRANDA/JULIO JUNKI became friends inOPALAKA Prison, Florida in 1987.
3. MARCUS COHAB set up business in Bermuda when he was 15. He was known as the "Prince of Bermuda" and was close to DEXTER DILLAS AND LARRY EBBIN. TRAPASSO states that COHAB'S finger prints are on record in Bermuda. TRAPASSO was aware of the name MARCO PUGA.
4. LUIS APARICIO (youngest of 3 brothers) ran cocaine from Florida into New Jersey assisted by HARRY OWENS.
5. HARRY OWENS spent a lot of time with MARCUS COHAB in Florida from 15/2/89.
6. DANIEL LATINI is a major part of the operation. He is known as "UNCLE" and is a major adviser due to his relative maturity, compared to the othermembers of the group. He was based in Texas and on one visit to his house LATINI held a gun to TRAPASSO'S head threatening to kill her or anyone else who betrayed the organisation.
7. ' MARK HALSAM was LATINI'S boyfriend and took no other part in the organisation; both have AIDS.
8. The supplier of all the cocaine imported into the U.S. lives in the Bahamas. He has an isolated house with an air-conditioned cellar where cocaine is stored in large quantities. The following visited the house:
A large shipment, I x ton of MARIJUANA and 1/2 ton cocaine were smuggled by the "Cuban brothers" into FLORIDA on their yacht "STRESS".
9. HUGO MATA keeps "the books".
10. MARCUS COHAB is very tight with money.
11. LISET RUIZ LARA (Cuban) is MARCUS COHAB'S girlfriend. (Nickname "FLAKA" skinny sp.).
12. MARTIN PIZZO ran drugs between Florida and New Jersey. LATINI is PIZZO'S uncle.
13. VICTOR ALONGI AND "BUDDY" RAYMOND COOK were "distributors" for the network.
14. From April, 1990: 325, North Hibiscus Road, Hibiscus Island, MIAMI,(Tel: (305) 773-5767was the home for: MARCUS COHAB HUGO MATA LUIS APARICIOThe rent was $3,000 per month and they rented it off an interior decorator named "JERRY".
15. MARCUS COHAB uses the names of JESUS COHAB/JESUS REYES.
16. "DEBBIE" BURNS (Courier) is a fat, black United States citizen from Texas. She was moved to MIAMI after she was recruited by HUGO MATA.N.B. Could be the "DONNA" ALONGI met on several occasions at Rosedon during his deliveries. She now has a regular job in MIAMI.
17. There is another courier on the Bermuda run. She is a white United States citizen in her fifties known as "GRANDMA". No other details available.
18. November, 1989: MARCUS COHAB asked TRAPASSO to work for him. DEBORAH LEE, MORTON was a liability and TRAPASSO was to replace her. MORTON even helped to recruit TRAPASSO but then became jealous.
19. ROSALVA MADERA/MIRANDA cashed cheques for COHAB and MATA whilst on her jobat CITI BANK in New Jersey or Miami.
20. MIRANDA took over the Bermuda operation from JULIO JUNKI as JUNKI was fired for stealing over $30,000 from the organisation.
21. MIRANDA broke the organisations rules by having the cocaine and money inthe home (when arrested on 18/5/90). The rule is that all drug and money should be buried nearby.
22. DEBORAH LEE MORTON (murdered) started to carry cocaine into Bermuda 16/2/88, possibly once a month and multi kilo shipments. She also traveled under the names of : SUSIE PARKER, LINDA VAGILLIO, THERESA GAROLA
.23. She was very close to DEXTER DILLAS and LARRY EBBIN and they suggested she use the cruise ships. They apparently arranged her travel on the Royal Viking Star in April, 1990.
24. DILLAS/EBBIN and MORTON were known as "THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE".
25. MORTON was the main courier, but several others were used as well, sometimes running "back to back". She also ran cocaine to Canada.
26. HARRY McGILL - MARINE POLICE SEA GRAPE, NEW JERSEY was MORTON'S boyfriend. She became pregnant to him and gave birth t o a mongoloid child which died. She also thought she was pregnant by DEXTER DILLAS.
27. MORTON and all the other couriers always originated their trips from NEWARK, "the drug couriers airport of choice", due to the lack of security at that airport.
28. DEBORAH MORTON stole money and cocaine from DILLAS and EBBIN. She wasaware of their hiding places In the wooded area near to their apartment.
29. DEBORAH MORTON knew two Bermudian brothers very well. Their names are believed by TRAPASSO, to be ANTHONY and DAVID FARIES: DAVID is supposed to be a golf pro at one of the major hotels. I believe the brothers to be DAVID and ANTHONY STONEHAM of 17, HORSESHOE ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON. DAVID STONEHAM is a "caddie master" at the Southampton Princess. The "ANTHONY" syndicate is the one operating since 1982.
30. MORTON met ALONGI on Front Street in late October, 1989. She reported him to the "Cuban brothers" resulting in his beating on "Stress" in TAMPA BAY. He was acting independently of the "brothers" with MURRAY BEVERIDGE.
31. From December, 1989 MARCUS COHAB was trying to cut DILLAS/EBBIN out because he believed them to be careless.
32. TED MING charged 10 per cent to change Bermuda currency to U.S.
33. In a two day period, TRAPASSO and MIRANDA changed $90,000 from Bermuda to U.S. dollars at local banks.
34. TRAPASSO has identified a girl named "BARBARA" as a close associate of MORTON, DILLAS and EBBIN. She is a white Bermudian with long dark, straight hair down her back. MORTON occasionally stayed with her.
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