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July 30, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 19-year-old jail inmate escaped from a work crew Wednesday in a deputy's unmarked car and was captured a short time later, authorities said. Jose Antonio Garcia of Santa Ana was arrested about 12:15 p.m. as he entered his wife's home in the 500 block of Beverly Place in Santa Ana, Sheriff's Lt. Dick Olson said. Garcia, an inmate at James A.
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July 30, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 19-year-old jail inmate escaped from a work crew Wednesday in a deputy's unmarked car and was captured a short time later, authorities said. Jose Antonio Garcia of Santa Ana was arrested about 12:15 p.m. as he entered his wife's home in the 500 block of Beverly Place in Santa Ana, Sheriff's Lt. Dick Olson said. Garcia, an inmate at James A.
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November 21, 1985 | Jerry Hicks \f7
U.S. Dist. Court Judge William P. Gray has granted a 45-day delay on the deadline for decreasing the population at the men's jail in Santa Ana to no more than 1,500 inmates. The request for a delay came from Lawrence Grossman, the special master appointed by Gray, who told the judge in a Nov. 6 letter that jail officials needed the extra time to install the 450-bed modular units at the James A. Musick Honor Farm.
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September 15, 1987
An escapee from the James A. Musick Honor Farm in El Toro was recaptured at a relative's home in Riverside County, officials said Monday. Johnny Romines, also known as Joseph Michael Welch, 28, of Anaheim, was arrested late Sunday after Orange County sheriff's deputies staked out a home in Rubidoux, near Riverside. Romines was missing at a Sunday morning prisoner count, a Sheriff's Department spokesman said. Romines apparently climbed a fence after the 11 p.m.
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June 29, 1988
Orange County Sheriff's deputies were searching Tuesday for an inmate who escaped from the minimum-security James A. Musick honor farm early Tuesday morning. When deputies took a 2:30 a.m. head count at the facility near El Toro, Victor Ocampo was missing, Sheriff's Lt. Richard J. Olson said. Ocampo, 23, who was serving a sentence for burglary, was scheduled for release Nov. 16, he said, adding: "He's not considered dangerous."
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February 21, 1987
An Orange County Sheriff's deputy fired this week after being charged with fatally shooting his brother pleaded not guilty Friday at his Municipal Court arraignment. Donald W. McKay, 25, had been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Jan. 16 death of his brother John. Municipal Judge C. Robert Jameson ordered a preliminary hearing for March 27. Mckay was fired late Thursday, according to Lt.
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November 9, 1987
An unidentified man at the James A. Musick Honor Farm in El Toro on Sunday became the second inmate fatality in Orange County in two days. Sheriff's Lt. Larry Richey said the Orange County district attorney's office was investigating the death of a man whose body was found in one of the restrooms of a housing unit at the Musick Honor Farm. The body was discovered at 12:55 p.m. and a preliminary investigation revealed "no evidence of foul play," Richey said.
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October 18, 1986 | JERRY HICKS
An Orange County Superior Court judge Friday refused an emotional plea by former pitcher John (Blue Moon) Odom to continue in a 150-day, live-in alcohol rehabilitation program rather than serve 90 days in jail for selling cocaine. "I think your rehabilitative efforts so far are Herculean, and I commend you," Judge David H. Brickner said. "But I believe the piper has to be paid." Odom, who had been scheduled to begin his sentence Friday, will report to the Orange County Jail next Thursday.
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June 12, 1985
In an effort to end overcrowding at the Orange County Jail in Santa Ana, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved spending $1.6 million for trailer-like temporary housing at the James A. Musick Honor Farm near El Toro. The structures will be provided by World Hospitality Ltd. of Boardman, Ore., and will house about 460 inmates who will be transferred from the central jail.
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March 19, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday found the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Brad Gates in criminal contempt for violating the judge's 1978 order requiring that all county jail inmates be provided beds. He fined the county $50,000. U.S. District Judge William P. Gray also said he would fine the county $10 a day for each inmate who sleeps on the floor more than one night.
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November 18, 1987
Inmate Roscoe Ben Shirley took his own life in a county jail facility, a pathologist hired by his family has reported. The conclusion by Dr. Barry Silverman of Los Angeles settles the concern that his family had about the circumstances surrounding Shirley's death on Nov. 8 at the James A. Musick Honor Farm in El Toro, said Dick Herman, lawyer for Shirley's family and a well-known expert on conditions in the Orange County jail system. Herman said that Dr.
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