Dea Don Juan

How a coke Casanova turned 'em on and turned 'em in

One day in November 1987, Olga Gonzalez, 30, was stopped at a traffic light in Miami Beach when a black Corvette piloted by a man with a touch of gray hair pulled alongside. After a brief conversation, she exchanged phone numbers with the charming driver, Mario Rodolfo Portell. He called that night to ask her out, and before long Gonzalez had fallen in love. It was an affair to remember. At Portell's urging, Gonzalez arranged to purchase a kilogram of cocaine through an acquaintance. But federal drug agents busted her and the dealer, and she is now serving a seven-year prison...

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