Emilio Milian Bombing
Apr 30, 1976
Analyst summary Aug
Dade County Florida OCB Case No: 3-92]
August 9, 1978
Analyst summary in reference to the activities of the EMILIO
I. RELATED EVENTS
Investigation continues into the EMILIO MILIAN bombing which
occurred on April 30, 1976.
II. SUMMARY OF INTELLIGENCE
May 3, 1976 - "FNU" ESPINEL contacted JOSE CABRERA REISGO
and stated that he (Espinel) was a police officer
investigating the MILIAN bombing. Cabrera later made a
telephone call to 887-9376 and Espinel answered the
telephone. That number was listed to the EL CUBANITO
RESTAURANT, 2991 W. 12 Avenue, Hialeah.
December 3, 1976 - FELIPE LUIS GONZALEZ SERRAIN stated to CI
0112 that he (Gonzalez) knew who placed the bomb on Milian's
vehicle and that the bomb was actually meant for JOSE
CABRERA RIESGO. On December 9, 1976, CI 0112 stated
that GONZALEZ SERRAIN was with ROBERTO FERNANDEZ at the WQBA
parking lot and observed GASPAR JIMENEZ with an unknown L/M
leave the parking lot just prior to the explosion. On
December 10, 1976, S/A Warger of the FBI stated that
Gonzalez Serrain was his informant and was unreliable.
Gonzalez Serrain had stated to S/A Warger that he (Gonzalez)
could provide the name of the person who bombed Milian's
vehicle. On December 20, 1976, Gonzalez Serrain stated
that he was with Roberto Fernandez at the WQBA parking lot
when he observed Gaspar Jimenez and an unknown male working
on a light colored station wagon prior to the bombing.
On December 27, 1976, Gonzalez Serrain stated that he and
Roberto Fernandez observed Gaspar Jimenez and an unknown
W/M, Blonde hair, early 20's working on a light colored
station wagon in the WQBA parking lot just prior to the
explosion. On September 8, 1977, a neighbor told
Gonzalez Serrain's daughter that HUMBERTO LOPEZ, SR. stated
over a radio interview that Gonzalez Serrain was involved in
the Milian bombing. Jose Cabrera Riesgo called
Gonzalez Serrain and stated that Lopez Sr. used the radio
interview so Gonzalez Serrain would contact Lopez Sr., Lopez
Sr. met with Gonzalez Serrain and that Gonzalez Serrain
would probably be called to testify before the Grand Jury.
February 11, 1977 - Emilio Milian stated that the telephone
was possibly being tapped at HERB LEVINE's residence, 441 S.
W. 23 Road. On July 24, 1978, ALBERTO SARMIENTO
received an anonymous letter which alleged that Mr. Levine
gave a ride to the subject who placed the bomb on Milian's
vehicle. The letter also alleged that an employee of
SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT STORE was a witness and also a female
student who was attending the Garces Academy and her boy
friend were witnesses.
March 16, 1977 - Emilio Milian received information that
JUSTO ALFONSO, JOSE CABRERA RIESGO and RAMON CANTON had been
together at a meeting when Canton stated that Milian had to
January 21, 1977 - SAUL TOLEDO RIGAU stated that he saw
somebody working under Milian's vehicle a couple of days
prior to the bombing and that he would be able to identify
March 1, 1977 - MANUEL ORTEGA stated the he sent a letter
via a friend to JOSE PERUYERO saying that GUSTAVO CASTILLO
stated that Milian's bombing was coming. On February
3, 1978, MANUEL ORTEGA and MARIO SOLANO testified before the
Grand Jury. Solano was granted immunity by the Grand
Jury but refused to testify.
May 23, 1977 - the following persons polygraph examination
JOSE CABRERA RIESGO (Medication)
JOSE ANTONIO GARCIA (Involvement)
MARIO FRANK RUIZ (Knowledge)
ALFREDO MONROY (Involvement)
MANUEL ARMANDO MUNOZ REPISO (Knowledge)
JULIO MENDEZ (Information)
JULIO ENRIQUE MORALES (Information)
ELIO HILARIO OLIVA (Information)
JORGE LUIS HERNANDEZ (Involvement)
HECTOR DEL SOL (Information)
August 15, 1977 - an anonymous caller stated that Roberto
Herrera Hernandez was involved in the Milian bombing.
May 28, 1976 - a Miami Police Department confidential
informant stated that Pepe, son of A. Babun, made the
statement that his father was very nervous after viewing a
television newscast in reference to the Milian
bombing. A friend of Pepe's stated that Pepe's father
financed the bombings that have taken place lately.
The confidential informant is DIANE BRETEAU, 26221/2 Lincoln
Avenue, Coconut Grove.
The following persons testified before the Federal Grand
Jury investigating the Emilio Milian bombing, during the
April 29, 1977
Detective Osmond Austin, Miami Police Department
Detective Danny Benitez, Public Safety Department
Reverend Manuel Espinosa
Isadora Rodriguez Capel
Juan Luis Bonich
May 13, 1977
Emilio Milian, Jr.
Andres Nazario Sargen
Antonio De La Cova
Blas Jesus Corbo
May 27, 1977
John Lase Ville
Felipe Gonzalez Serrain
June 9, 1977
Jose Carlos Prado
Dunney Perez Alamo
June 24, 1977
Ricardo Morales Navarette
Mrs. Euedia Peruyero
Julio Aton Constanzo Palau
Jose Antonio Garcia
August 12, 1977
August 26, 1977
Humberto Lopez, Sr.
Father Ramon O'Farrill
III. PENDING LEADS
1. Locate and interview "FNU" Espinel to ascertain his
interest and knowledge in reference to the Milian bombing.
2. Subpoena Herb Levine before the Grand Jury.
Attempt to locate and interview the employee at the Sherwin
Williams Paint Store who allegedly observed Levine pick-up
the subject who placed the bomb on Milian's vehicle.
3. Subpoena Jose Cabrera Riesgo and Ramon Canton
before the Grand Jury.
4. Saul Toledo was unable to identify the subject, in
a photo line-up, that he observed working under Milian's
vehicle. Toledo additionally refused to observe a
physical line-up. As a result of his failure to assist
in the investigation the following is recommended:
a. Subpoena Toledo before the U. S. Attorney to give a
b. Subpoena Toledo before the Grand Jury.
c. Attempt, through the use of the Grand Jury, to get
Toledo to observe a physical line-up.
5. Attempt to have the Grand Jury put Mario Solano in
prison for the duration of the Grand Jury for his refusal to
testify while having been granted immunity.
6. Give a second polygraph examination to those
persons whose examination proved inconclusive on May 23,
7. Conduct investigation into the activities of
Roberto Herrera Hernandez in an attempt to ascertain his
involvement, if any, in the Milian bombing. This
investigation should determine if a polygraph examination
and testimony before the Grand Jury were warranted.
8. Request that the Miami Police Department contact
their confidential informant and follow-up the information
in reference to A. Babun.
Prepared by: _______________________
Approved by: ______________________
Reviewed by: _______________________
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