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July 12, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles County hearing officer Tuesday rejected a plea by Sheriff's Department Investigator Rickey Ross for a month's delay to prepare his fight to overturn his firing after a Sheriff's Department representative warned that postponement would mean the loss of a key witness. Ross was charged last February with murdering three South-Central Los Angeles prostitutes with his service handgun.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles County hearing officer Tuesday rejected a plea by Sheriff's Department Investigator Rickey Ross for a month's delay to prepare his fight to overturn his firing after a Sheriff's Department representative warned that postponement would mean the loss of a key witness. Ross was charged last February with murdering three South-Central Los Angeles prostitutes with his service handgun.
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May 24, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A young prostitute who was in a parked car with veteran Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics investigator Rickey Ross when he was arrested by police Feb. 23 said in an interview that she smoked cocaine with Ross and described him as "shaking" from fright when officers confronted him. But the prostitute, Jimmie Joann McGhee, also said that she lied to police--telling them that Ross had provided the cocaine--in order to protect herself from a...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A young prostitute who was in a parked car with veteran Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics investigator Rickey Ross when he was arrested by police Feb. 23 said in an interview that she smoked cocaine with Ross and described him as "shaking" from fright when officers confronted him. But the prostitute, Jimmie Joann McGhee, also said that she lied to police--telling them that Ross had provided the cocaine--in order to protect herself from a...
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August 8, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Rickey Ross, the fired Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics investigator accused of slaying three prostitutes only to have the murder charges dropped, will not appeal his dismissal from the department, the county Civil Service Commission disclosed on Monday. Ross' attorney, Howard L. Weitzman, said an agreement had been reached with the Sheriff's Department under which Ross was allowed to resign.
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August 8, 1989 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A fired Los Angeles County sheriff's investigator once accused of murdering three prostitutes has dropped his efforts to be reinstated to the Sheriff's Department, the county Civil Service Commission disclosed Monday. Former narcotics detective Rickey Ross spent nearly three months in County Jail after his arrest last February, then was released when prosecutors discovered that ballistics tests performed on the deputy's handgun had erroneously linked him to the slayings.
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