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LA homeland security agent appears in court at drug trial

Posted: May 16, 2018 2:58 PM Updated:

The investigation involving Raymond Martinez and Juanita Moser was a joint law enforcement effort between Guam and California. The defense today bringing up Los Angeles Security Investigations agent, Matthew Hernandez. He was the case agent tasked with identifying the couple's rental car, and obtaining a warrant to install a GPS tracking device when they arrived back on May 2015.

However, it was stated in court the agent did not install the device until June 1st, after the alleged drugs had already been purchased. Agent Hernandez also testified that he did not obtain a warrant for the device nor did he indicate in his investigation report that he ever installed it.

Hernandez also saying in court that he did not physically see or have any evidence pertaining to the defendants allegedly purchasing the drugs, and a source was never identified.

The couple is being charged for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute eight pounds of the drug, ICE.

Trial continues tomorrow with more witness testimony and closing arguments expected on Friday.

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