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August 9, 1990 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A veteran prosecutor in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office is being investigated for allegedly destroying evidence in a murder trial--a recent case in which an old burrito helped to acquit the defendant. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1990 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A veteran prosecutor in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office is being investigated for allegedly destroying evidence in a murder trial--a recent case in which an old burrito helped to acquit the defendant. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1996 | DADE HAYES
Two of the five adult defendants charged in connection with last month's protest at Cal State Northridge during a Proposition 209 debate pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that they assaulted police officers and their horses, the city attorney's office said. Ex-Klansman David Duke's participation in the Sept. 25 debate sparked the protest. Campus police and helmeted LAPD officers in riot gear used tear gas and rubber bullets to force back a crowd of more than 1,000.
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September 14, 1990
A Los Angeles County deputy district attorney resigned Thursday rather than face dismissal for destroying a piece of evidence--a photo--she felt might have caused jurors to feel sympathy for a murder defendant. Chris Gosney, 39, was allowed to resign to avoid being fired, said several prosecutors who spoke on condition of anonymity. Sandi Gibbons, a spokeswoman for Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner, declined to comment on the circumstances surrounding Gosney's resignation.
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March 26, 1989
Three people were killed late Friday and Saturday as scores of traffic accidents littered Los Angeles County freeways and streets during the first rainfall of Spring. A storm that dropped a half-inch of rain on downtown Los Angeles and heavy snow in the Sierra made driving treacherous throughout the region. In addition to traffic accidents, the rain Saturday was blamed for a mudslide at 9:30 a.m.
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October 25, 1997 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense lawyers for two students on trial for allegedly throwing concrete rocks during a rowdy affirmative action demonstration at Cal State Northridge last year claimed Friday their clients were being used as scapegoats for overzealous policing. Sergio Gutierrez, 23, and Edward Vasquez, 21, face up to a year in County Jail if they are convicted on charges they committed assault with a deadly weapon and an assault on a police horse. Defense lawyer Meir J.
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October 6, 1988
After nearly three hours of testimony, the Montebello Planning Commission has postponed action on a plan to give the city's Redevelopment Agency the power of eminent domain in two areas of south Montebello. Commissioner Edward C. Vasquez, who motioned for the postponement, said he wanted to give members of a community group more time to review an environmental impact report on the proposal. He also said he needed more time to consider Monday night's testimony.
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December 9, 1997 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN and FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
One student was convicted and another acquitted Monday on charges they attacked police during a protest over ex-Klansman David Duke's appearance at Cal State Northridge to debate affirmative action in September 1996. Sergio Gutierrez, 23, was found not guilty by the six-man, six-woman jury of one misdemeanor charge of interfering with a police horse.
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October 7, 1997 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two students in favor of affirmative action lost their right to protest when they threw chunks of concrete at police and attacked a mounted officer during a raucous demonstration at Cal State Northridge last year, prosecutors told jurors Monday. The two students, 23-year-old Sergio Gutierrez and 21-year-old Edward Vasquez, face up to a year in jail if convicted of assault with a deadly weapon in the trial that began Monday in Van Nuys Municipal Court. Each defendant has denied the allegations.
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August 1, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles jury acquitted a college student of murder Tuesday, persuaded in part by a 2-year-old burrito that was discovered in the defendant's jacket pocket at the trial's close and hurriedly introduced as evidence to support his alibi. Edward Vasquez, a 23-year-old Cal State Los Angeles student, was accused of killing a security guard in September of 1988.
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October 7, 1997 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two students in favor of affirmative action lost their right to protest when they threw chunks of concrete at police and attacked a mounted officer during a raucous demonstration at Cal State Northridge last year, prosecutors told jurors Monday. The two students, 23-year-old Sergio Gutierrez and 21-year-old Edward Vasquez, face up to a year in jail if convicted of assault with a deadly weapon in the trial that began Monday in Van Nuys Municipal Court. Each defendant has denied the allegations.
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