Unsuspecting drug dealer

July 1973: Two undercover agents approached Eduardo Bazua at a gas station and attempted to buy heroin from him. However, he was reluctant to make the sale there and asked if there was somewhere more private they could go. So the agents took him to their nearby office at the Drug Enforcement Agency. Once in the office, Bazua proceeded to make the sale, and the agents promptly arrested him.

In Bazua's defense, there was no lettering on the door identifying it as the DEA, but even so, the fact that the office was on the 12th floor of the downtown federal building should have been a clue.

Los Angeles Times - July 27, 1973



San Bernardino County Sun - July 26, 1973

     Posted By: Alex - Thu May 19, 2022
     Category: Drugs | Stupid Criminals | 1970s





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