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August 21, 1987
A Canoga Park man convicted of three drunk-driving violations and other traffic offenses has been sentenced to four years in County Jail. Prosecutors said Jeffrey Johnson, 24, was sentenced in Municipal Court Tuesday after pleading no contest in the three drunk-driving cases, as well as to one count each of hit-and-run driving and driving with a suspended license. Johnson was also found to be in violation of probation imposed after three previous drunk-driving convictions.
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May 27, 1988
A 34-year-old Solana Beach man has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the January death of Rancho Santa Fe physician Dr. Anthony Armino. Jeffrey Hinrichs was charged with felony drunken driving and possession of cocaine after he hit Armino, 51, who was riding his bicycle along Highway 101 in Encinitas.
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April 9, 2007 | From a Times staff writer
A bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run motorist over the weekend remained in critical but stable condition Sunday, Orange County sheriff's deputies said. The 58-year-old Coto de Caza man was riding on Antonio Parkway about 3 p.m. Saturday when a car veered into the bike lane and hit him. Deputies said the driver of the vehicle and his 4-year-old son fled and were captured about a mile away. Augustin Hernandez Perez, 31, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run driving.
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July 23, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 74-year-old Marina piano teacher who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor hit-and-run driving after his car struck and killed a man was sentenced to give 300 hours of free piano lessons to needy kids. Frank Bruno, who was also fined $1,100, said Thursday that he would never get behind the wheel of a car again and that he grieves over the death of Donald Ostrom, 48, and looks forward to meeting him in heaven. Bruno could have been sentenced to a year in jail.
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May 1, 1985
Police arrested a North Hollywood woman Tuesday on suspicion of felony hit-and-run driving in two auto accidents that left one man dead and two injured, authorities said. Christianne Stinson, 24, turned herself in at the Van Nuys police station Tuesday morning, but apparently did not realize that there had been a death until officers told her, police said. She was being held in lieu of $1,000 bail pending arraignment on Thursday.
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July 23, 1996
Rodney King's misdemeanor hit-and-run driving conviction earlier this month led Monday to a charge that he violated terms of probation set in a drunken driving case. King still has a potential probation violation sentence of six months in jail and $500 in fines "hanging over his head" from the 1994 conviction, said Mike Qualls, spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney's office. King, 31, was placed on three years probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving.
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