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October 20, 1987
A former Los Angeles County prosecutor who vanished the day an Ontario jury convicted him of molesting his two daughters could be back in California as early as this week, a Colorado official said Monday. Harvey W. Harper, 51, who was arrested Sept. 25 in Pueblo, Colo., after eluding authorities for 20 months, waived extradition Monday in a Pueblo courtroom, according to Pueblo County Deputy Dist. Atty. Chuck Barton.
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November 2, 1987 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
In his 20 years with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, Harvey W. Harper learned to recognize the look of a jury bent on conviction. It was a look he spotted 21 months ago in an Ontario courtroom, where Harper, himself, was on trial for molesting his two daughters. "There is something that trial lawyers develop.
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October 17, 1987 | TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles County deputy district attorney is fighting his dismissal for keeping a gun that was part of a court case, saying that the real reason for his firing was his friendship with another prosecutor who fled the state while facing child molestation charges. A spokesman for the district attorney's office Friday denied there was any connection between the recent firing of the former prosecutor, Patrick J. Mallen, and his friendship with one-time fugitive Harvey W. Harper.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1987
A former Los Angeles County prosecutor who vanished the day an Ontario jury convicted him of molesting his two daughters could be back in California as early as this week, a Colorado official said Monday. Harvey W. Harper, 51, who was arrested Sept. 25 in Pueblo, Colo., after eluding authorities for 20 months, waived extradition Monday in a Pueblo courtroom, according to Pueblo County Deputy Dist. Atty. Chuck Barton.
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September 26, 1987 | By JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Former Los Angeles County Deputy Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper, who vanished from Ontario Superior Court 20 months ago on the day he was convicted of sexually molesting his two teen-age daughters, was captured Friday in Pueblo, Colo., the FBI announced. Pueblo Police Sgt. Charles Chassels said the 52-year-old Harper was taken into custody by an officer who spotted the license on the red Volkswagen Beetle that the FBI had alerted police to watch for.
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November 2, 1987 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
In his 20 years with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, Harvey W. Harper learned to recognize the look of a jury bent on conviction. It was a look he spotted 21 months ago in an Ontario courtroom, where Harper, himself, was on trial for molesting his two daughters. "There is something that trial lawyers develop.
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June 24, 1986
An undisclosed donor reportedly has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the capture of former Deputy Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper, who fled before being convicted of molesting his two teen-age daughters. Attorney Mike Klarfield, who said he had been involved in an earlier civil case concerning Harper, said he knows the person who sent him a cashier's check, but he declined to identify the donor.
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January 29, 1986 | ROXANE ARNOLD, Times Staff Writer
A senior Los Angeles County prosecutor disappeared Tuesday morning just before an Ontario Superior Court jury announced that it had found him guilty of sexually abusing his two daughters. Superior Court Judge Clifton Allen issued an arrest warrant moments after he was informed that Deputy Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper, 50, could not be located. Allen ordered that Harper's $25,000 bail be forfeited and that he be held without bail if he is taken into custody.
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February 11, 1986 | PAUL FELDMAN and TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writers
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Monday that several of its employees and former employees are being questioned about the disappearance of former Deputy Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper, who vanished in late January just before he was found guilty of sexually abusing his two daughters.
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January 23, 1986 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
The case of a senior Los Angeles County deputy district attorney accused of sexually abusing his two daughters is to go to an Ontario Superior Court jury today, after the prosecutor and defense attorney on Wednesday presented dramatically different interpretations of the evidence. In a closing argument that spanned two days, San Bernardino County Deputy Dist. Atty. Ken Melikian told jurors they should find Harvey W.
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October 17, 1987 | TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles County deputy district attorney is fighting his dismissal for keeping a gun that was part of a court case, saying that the real reason for his firing was his friendship with another prosecutor who fled the state while facing child molestation charges. A spokesman for the district attorney's office Friday denied there was any connection between the recent firing of the former prosecutor, Patrick J. Mallen, and his friendship with one-time fugitive Harvey W. Harper.
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September 26, 1987 | By JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Former Los Angeles County Deputy Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper, who vanished from Ontario Superior Court 20 months ago on the day he was convicted of sexually molesting his two teen-age daughters, was captured Friday in Pueblo, Colo., the FBI announced. Pueblo Police Sgt. Charles Chassels said the 52-year-old Harper was taken into custody by an officer who spotted the license on the red Volkswagen Beetle that the FBI had alerted police to watch for.
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October 31, 1985 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
The 21-year-old daughter of a senior Los Angeles County prosecutor told a San Bernardino County jury Wednesday that her father sexually abused her repeatedly when she was a teen-ager, showed her pornographic photographs and begged her to have sexual intercourse with him. The woman, who has lived out of state since she was graduated from high school in 1982, was the first witness in the sex abuse trial of Deputy Dist. Atty. Harvey W. Harper.
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