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October 19, 1990
A Newport Beach psychiatrist who failed to appear for his sentencing after pleading guilty to sexually molesting a 29-year-old male patient was arrested Thursday in Laredo, Tex., the FBI said. Dr. James Harrington White, 47, was arrested at the Laredo border checkpoint as he entered the country with a 16-year-old boy, FBI spokesman Wylie B. Cox said. Authorities have not determined the boy's relationship with White, who fled Orange County before being sentenced Aug.
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April 13, 2013 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
HOUSTON -- A former North Texas justice of the peace was in jail Saturday after his home was searched in connection with the shooting death investigations of two local prosecutors. Eric Williams, 46, was arrested late Friday on a terroristic threat charge and was being held at Kaufman County Jail, effectively without bond since his $1-million bond was listed as "insufficient," according to sheriff's records . He was arraigned early Saturday. No court date was listed. Jail staff referred questions to the sheriff's office.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Los Angeles journalist working as a television reporter in Temple, Texas, was found beaten to death Thursday morning in her apartment, authorities said. Kathryn L. Dettman, 36, apparently was getting out of the shower when she was attacked by an intruder, said Tony Hennes, a Temple Police Department spokesman. A suspect was arrested, identified by neighbors as another resident of the apartment complex. The victim's friends told police he "had been calling her a lot.
NATIONAL
February 24, 2011 | By Richard A. Serrano, Washington Bureau
The FBI has arrested a young Saudi citizen in Texas who was allegedly amassing bomb components for a string of attacks on a dozen hydroelectric and reservoir dams in California and Colorado and former President George W. Bush's home in Dallas, which he disparaged as the "tyrant's house. " Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, who attended a community college near Lubbock, Texas, and allegedly kept a detailed journal outlining plans for attacks, was charged with attempting to build and use a weapon of mass destruction.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1994 | DENNIS McLELLAN and NANCY WRIDE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Irvine rehabilitation specialist Janni Smith always believed that the Texas millionaire she claims arranged to have her shot--leaving her paralyzed from the waist down--would one day be captured. After a 14-year wait, her fugitive ex-lover was behind bars. Richard Minns, 64, was arrested Tuesday at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on suspicion of obtaining several passports with fraudulent information and names.
NEWS
April 1, 1995 | JESSE KATZ and STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Latin music sensation Selena, a 23-year-old Grammy winner who delighted audiences with her unpretentious blend of bouncy pop and tender ballads, died Friday afternoon after being shot twice at a Days Inn hotel here, allegedly by the former president of her fan club. In a bizarre standoff with police, the woman suspected of shooting Selena locked herself inside a red pickup truck in the hotel parking lot for more than nine hours, threatening to commit suicide.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 24, 1997 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Two transvestite wrestlers and other members of the Jim Rose Circus Sideshow have been ordered before a judge in Lubbock, Texas, today on charges stemming from a simulated sex act on stage Friday. But Rose--proprietor of the controversial traveling showcase of the grotesque and bizarre, who was booked in connection with a fracas that followed the arrests--said that neither he nor any of his company will appear in court. "We're out on bond," Rose said Saturday.
NEWS
February 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
A former prison guard pleaded guilty Monday to helping a prisoner convicted of murder escape from a maximum-security facility. Cindy Coglietti said she hid Jeanette Lynn Hughes in a prison van and smuggled her out the front gate of the California Institution for Women at Frontera on March 25, 1990. The two women were captured eight days later in El Paso, Tex. At a preliminary hearing Monday, Hughes was ordered to stand trial on charges of prison escape.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Los Angeles journalist working as a television reporter in Temple, Texas, was found beaten to death Thursday morning in her apartment, authorities said. Kathryn L. Dettman, 36, who studied broadcast journalism at Cal State Northridge, apparently was getting out of the shower when she was attacked by an intruder, said Tony Hennes, a Temple Police Department spokesman. A suspect was arrested, identified by neighbors as another resident of the apartment complex.
NEWS
April 25, 1999 | From Associated Press
Gunpowder, crude bombs and computer disks with bomb-making information were found in the homes of three 14-year-old boys accused of plotting an assault at their junior high school, investigators said Saturday. "Based on the statements given, it is clear that these young men were serious about targeting fellow students and teachers," Hays County Sheriff Don Montague said of the alleged plot, which brought to mind the Colorado high school rampage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 2009 | Ann M. Simmons
A man was charged Friday with attempted murder after a shooting in Long Beach on Wednesday in which a 4-year-old boy was struck in the head by a stray bullet, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. James Leland Landrum Sr., 46, was arrested Friday morning in El Paso, Texas, and charged with the attempted murder of the boy -- identified only as Josue H.-- his 6-year-old sister and three others.
BUSINESS
February 18, 2004 | E. Scott Reckard, Times Staff Writer
Orange County money manager James P. Lewis Jr. had a list of possible disguises in his motel room when he was arrested in Texas last month, a prosecutor told a judge at Lewis' federal court arraignment Tuesday. Assistant U.S. Atty. Gregory W. Staples urged U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Nakazato to deny bail for Lewis, who pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of fraud and money laundering.
BUSINESS
January 23, 2004 | E. Scott Reckard, Times Staff Writer
Fugitive Orange County money manager James P. Lewis Jr., accused of running an $814-million fraud, was arrested Thursday at a budget motel in Texas, where he had used a senior discount card to knock $6 off the room rate. A nationwide dragnet for the founder of Lake Forest-based Financial Advisory Consultants Inc. ended at 2 a.m., when FBI agents burst into a room at a Comfort Inn in downtown Houston and took Lewis into custody, the FBI said. He was booked on a charge of felony mail fraud.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 2004 | Michael Krikorian, Times Staff Writer
Of the nearly 300 current fugitives from the California prison system, Donald Johnson had been on the lam longer than almost anyone. For more than 36 years, he had lived with a dark secret. Convicted of burglary in 1966 in Riverside, he was sentenced to one to 15 years in prison. Six months later, he escaped.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
A 36-year-old man sought on murder warrants from California and Florida has been arrested in Texas, authorities said. Demorris Andy Hunter of Oakland was jailed in Houston pending extradition to California in the March 26, 2002, shooting death of Ivora Denise Huntly of Oakland. Witnesses told Oakland police they saw Hunter running from the scene. The Houston Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Hunter at a house in southeastern Houston.
NEWS
March 9, 2002 | MEGAN K. STACK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under pressure from a scandalized community, a Fort Worth judge ordered a nursing home aide back to jail Friday, charged with letting a homeless man bleed to death slowly in her garage. Chante Mallard, 25, told police she ran over Gregory Glenn Biggs, then hid the dying vagrant in her garage and ignored his moans for two days because she was afraid she'd go to jail.
NEWS
July 14, 1999 | CLAUDIA KOLKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The alleged serial killer who for months darted cross-country by railroad, evading authorities and chilling communities from Texas to Kentucky, walked over a bridge to an El Paso border checkpoint Tuesday morning and gave himself up to authorities. Fulfilling an agreement brokered by his sister, 39-year-old Rafael Resendez-Ramirez pleasantly extended his hand to a Texas Ranger waiting with two other officers, then was handcuffed and led into custody.
SPORTS
November 16, 1990 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laker star James Worthy was arrested Thursday afternoon on two counts of solicitation of prostitution and was jailed hours before the team's game against the Rockets. Worthy was released on $500 bail and rejoined his teammates, arriving in the second quarter. Worthy refused comment on the arrest. Sgt.
NEWS
October 13, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Two of five inmates who had tunneled their way out of jail were captured, but the other three fled after taking a woman hostage at a horse stable, authorities said. The men--all of whom have been accused or convicted of serious crimes, including assault, kidnapping and child rape--were tracked to the stables west of McKinney, about 45 miles south of Sherman and the jail from which they escaped. Three inmates fled with the owner of Jolabec Stables in two stolen pickup trucks, said Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 2001 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police investigating the killing of a 71-year-old man in Galveston, Texas, have arrested Robert Durst, once considered a "person of interest" in the shooting death of Los Angeles author Susan Berman. Los Angeles police said they have no plans to interview Durst, 58, whom they had questioned after Berman was found slain in her Benedict Canyon home Dec. 24.
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