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January 26, 1993 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leveling new and more serious accusations, local prosecutors disclosed Monday that they suspect embattled Orange County Supervisor Don Roth of numerous felonies, including perjury, theft of public funds, campaign money laundering and obstruction of justice. The litany of allegations came in an affidavit that prosecutors filed to secure access to Roth's personal bank records.
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NEWS
January 26, 1993 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Local prosecutors, leveling their most serious accusations to date against one of Orange County's most powerful politicians, disclosed Monday that they suspect Supervisor Don R. Roth of perjury, theft of public funds, campaign money laundering, obstruction of justice and other possible felonies. The litany of allegations came in an affidavit that prosecutors filed to secure access to Roth's personal bank records.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1993 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
The president of a local development company that provided thousands of dollars in free home improvements to Supervisor Don R. Roth appeared before the Orange County Grand Jury on Thursday in connection with an investigation into allegations of influence peddling against Roth. Presley Cos. President Wade H. Cable appeared before the jury along with a company purchasing agent. Earlier this month, L.C. (Bob) Albertson Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1993 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County Supervisor Don R. Roth has reimbursed his own campaign fund nearly $2,700 for a trip to Europe that his lawyer acknowledged for the first time Friday was double-billed to both the campaign and a public agency. The reimbursement is reflected in a state-required statement that Roth will file with the county at the end of this month, disclosing recent contributions and expenditures in his campaign account, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The county government's top attorney said Wednesday that he does not believe county taxpayers must foot the bill for the legal fees of four aides to Supervisor Don R. Roth who were subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury . The opinion from County Counsel Terry C. Andrus follows a preliminary review by his office and could set up a clash over the issue if the Roth employees decide to seek reimbursement for their legal expenses. Allan H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County Supervisor Don R. Roth abstained Tuesday from board votes on two matters, the second consecutive week that he has chosen not to cast votes because of potential conflicts of interest that have surfaced during a seven-month influence peddling probe. The abstentions Tuesday stemmed from what Roth called the Baldwin Co.'s "inadvertent payment" of $1,950 for the landscaping and irrigation of the front yard of Roth's new Anaheim Hills home in 1990. A lawyer for a top Baldwin Co.
NEWS
December 11, 1992 | GEORGE FRANK and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Authorities are investigating whether Orange County Supervisor Don R. Roth helped kill a costly residential fire-prevention measure in exchange for thousands of dollars in improvements to his Anaheim Hills home from a major local builder, The Times has learned.
NEWS
December 11, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Authorities are investigating whether Orange County Supervisor Don R. Roth helped kill a costly residential fire-prevention measure in exchange for thousands of dollars in improvements to his Anaheim Hills home from a major local builder, The Times has learned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
County Supervisor Don R. Roth, who abstained from two votes Tuesday because of potential conflicts, may have to excuse himself from another decision next week because of his dealings with a major local developer, his attorney said Wednesday. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to sign off Dec. 15 on street and lighting improvements that were made at a north Lake Forest housing development by the Baldwin Building Co.
NEWS
December 9, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and GEORGE FRANK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Questions about potential conflicts of interest prompted Orange County Supervisor Don R. Roth to abstain from two votes Tuesday that affected the city of Anaheim and a local business family. The family had hosted Roth on three weekend getaways and gave him what amounted to an $8,500 interest-free loan, while the city of Anaheim had given him a lifetime golfing pass. Roth did not report any of these items as gifts.
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