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January 13, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Juvenile Court judge on Wednesday ordered three juveniles to stand trial as adults for the slaying of 17-year-old Steve Woods, whose head was pierced with a paint roller rod at a San Clemente beach. The hearing before Judge Frank F. Fasel will continue today to determine whether a fourth juvenile should also be tried as an adult. Citing the "totally senseless and gratuitous" nature of the Oct.
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January 13, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Juvenile Court judge on Wednesday ordered three juveniles to stand trial as adults for the slaying of 17-year-old Steve Woods, whose head was pierced with a paint roller rod at a San Clemente beach. The hearing before Judge Frank F. Fasel will continue today to determine whether a fourth juvenile should also be tried as an adult. Citing the "totally senseless and gratuitous" nature of the Oct.
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October 21, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The attorney for one of six defendants charged in the attack in which San Clemente High School student Steve Woods was stabbed through the skull with a metal rod said Wednesday the injury was the result of a "terrible freak accident," and there was no intent by her client or his friends to harm anyone.
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January 12, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prosecutors won a victory Tuesday--a first--against one of six defendants in the killing of San Clemente teen-ager Steve Woods, who was speared through the head with paint roller rod in a crime that provoked community outrage over the spread of gang violence. Arturo Villalobos, 19, of San Clemente pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and a gang-involvement sentencing enhancement in connection with the Oct.
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January 12, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prosecutors won a victory Tuesday--a first--against one of six defendants in the killing of San Clemente teen-ager Steve Woods, who was speared through the head with paint roller rod in a crime that provoked community outrage over the spread of gang violence. Arturo Villalobos, 19, of San Clemente pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and a gang-involvement sentencing enhancement in connection with the Oct.
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November 11, 1993 | RENE LYNCH and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Four teen-agers and two adults were charged with murder Wednesday, one day after the death of a San Clemente High School senior who was speared through the head with a paint-roller rod. Orange County Supervising Deputy Dist. Atty. Douglas H. Woodsmall, who heads the gang unit, declined to discuss the case in any detail, but said the new charges are supported by the evidence. Steve Woods, 17, was critically injured Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
Sheriff's deputies arrested four men and a 17-year-old boy in connection with the beating of a homeless man at Dana Point Harbor, authorities said Thursday. Tony Hernandez, 28, described as a transient by a Sheriff's Department spokesman, was treated for cuts and bruises by paramedics at the scene and later released. Arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon were Alfredo Garcia, 19; Arturo Villalobos, 18; Juan Solis, 19; Balfred Brito, 18, and the 17-year-old boy.
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October 20, 1993 | From a Times Staff Writer
Two San Clemente men were charged Tuesday with six counts each of felony assault and one count each of throwing a projectile at a moving vehicle in connection with the gruesome spearing of a San Clemente teen-ager Friday. Sheriff's deputies had arrested four San Clemente men and five juveniles Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder in the attack, which has left 17-year-old Stephen Woods near death at Children's Hospital of Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1994 | MARK I. PINSKY
The mother of a San Clemente teen-ager who was killed when he was speared in the head with a paint roller following a beachside altercation Oct. 15, 1993, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against nine people she said were responsible. Stephen L. Woods, 17, died Nov. 9, 1993, three weeks after two groups of high school friends clashed near San Clemente State Beach.
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September 6, 1996 | ANNA CEKOLA
A San Clemente man was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for the slaying of a teenager pierced through the head with a paint-roller rod during a beach-side confrontation. Arturo Villalobos, 21, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter after the Oct. 15, 1993, attack that resulted in the death of 17-year-old Steve Woods of San Clemente. Villalobos, who was identified by authorities as a gang member and is one of six defendants convicted in the slaying, faced up to 14 years in prison.
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November 11, 1993 | RENE LYNCH and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Four teen-agers and two adults were charged with murder Wednesday, one day after the death of a San Clemente High School senior who was speared through the head with a paint-roller rod. Orange County Supervising Deputy Dist. Atty. Douglas H. Woodsmall, who heads the gang unit, declined to discuss the case in any detail, but said the new charges are supported by the evidence. Steve Woods, 17, was critically injured Oct.
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October 21, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The attorney for one of six defendants charged in the attack in which San Clemente High School student Steve Woods was stabbed through the skull with a metal rod said Wednesday the injury was the result of a "terrible freak accident," and there was no intent by her client or his friends to harm anyone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA
Two San Clemente men arrested in the spearing death of San Clemente teen-ager Steve Woods pleaded innocent Tuesday to charges of murder during a brief hearing in South County Municipal Court. The preliminary hearing originally scheduled Tuesday morning was postponed until next week, giving defense attorneys time to review more than 200 pages of reports handed them by prosecutors in the morning.
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August 26, 1994 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two youths were convicted of second-degree murder and nine other felonies Thursday for a mob attack at an Orange County beach last year that resulted in the death of a teen-ager after a paint roller rod pierced his skull. Prosecutors could not prove that Hector Penuelas, 17, and Julio Perez Bonilla, 18, hurled the paint roller that fatally wounded a San Clemente High School senior. But Superior Court Judge Everett W.
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