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Special Agent Richard F. Morello

Special Agent Richard F. Morello

California Department of Justice, California
End of Watch: Monday, June 14, 1971

Narcotic Agent – Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement
Santa Ana Field Office

On June 14, 1971 Agent Morello purchased hashish during an undercover investigation in the city of Riverside.

Immediately following the transaction, while the suspects were being arrested, Rick was shot and killed by the principal suspect in the investigation.