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April 8, 1988
A jury of 12 with two alternates was selected in the trial in Rutland, Vt., of John A. Zaccaro Jr. after four days of questions about attitudes toward drugs and the prominence of the defendant's mother, former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro. Zaccaro, 24, is charged with selling one-quarter gram of cocaine to an undercover agent. Opening arguments in the case were set for this morning.
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March 10, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld the 1988 drug conviction of John A. Zaccaro Jr., the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro.
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March 10, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld the 1988 drug conviction of John A. Zaccaro Jr., the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro.
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September 29, 1988 | United Press International
John A. Zaccaro Jr., convicted of selling cocaine, ended his jail term 30 days early Wednesday after serving 90 days under house arrest in a posh apartment, state officials said. Zaccaro's parents, John A. Zaccaro Sr. and Geraldine A. Ferraro, the 1984 Democratic vice presidential nominee, picked him up at a probation center.
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September 29, 1988 | United Press International
John A. Zaccaro Jr., convicted of selling cocaine, ended his jail term 30 days early Wednesday after serving 90 days under house arrest in a posh apartment, state officials said. Zaccaro's parents, John A. Zaccaro Sr. and Geraldine A. Ferraro, the 1984 Democratic vice presidential nominee, picked him up at a probation center.
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August 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin has asked for a review of a state corrections program that has allowed John A. Zaccaro Jr. to spend his four-month prison term for selling cocaine by living in a $1,500-a-month apartment. Louis Berney, a spokesman for the governor, said Monday that Kunin believes the overall program is outstanding but that she is concerned about inequities in living accommodations among participants. Zaccaro, the son of former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine A.
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April 9, 1988 | Associated Press
A lawyer for John Zaccaro Jr. admitted Friday that his client sold cocaine but said the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro had been tricked into making the sale by an attractive female officer. Zaccaro, 24, is on trial in Vermont District Court on allegations that he illegally sold a quarter-gram of cocaine to the undercover officer two years ago. The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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April 10, 1988 | Associated Press
A jury on Saturday found John A. Zaccaro Jr. guilty of selling cocaine to an undercover officer two years ago, rejecting a defense lawyer's argument that the officer had committed entrapment. The jury deliberated for slightly more than two hours before finding the son of 1984 vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro guilty of selling one-quarter gram of the drug in February, 1986, while he was a student at Middlebury College.
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June 17, 1988 | Associated Press
John A. Zaccaro Jr., the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro, was sentenced Thursday to four months in jail for selling $25 worth of cocaine to an undercover police officer. Zaccaro, 24, also was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and perform 300 hours of community service. "We are obviously very disappointed by the harshness of the sentence," Ferraro said, noting that other defendants in Vermont drug cases have received lighter penalties.
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September 2, 1988 | United Press International
Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin closed the state's house-arrest program to drug offenders Thursday, but the decision allows John A. Zaccaro Jr. to complete his cocaine trafficking sentence in a luxury apartment. Zaccaro, 24, son of 1984 Democratic vice presidential nominee Geraldine A. Ferraro, spent less than 30 minutes of a four-month sentence at a Burlington correctional center before taking up residence July 1 in a $1,500-a-month Burlington apartment featuring cable television and maid service.
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August 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin has asked for a review of a state corrections program that has allowed John A. Zaccaro Jr. to spend his four-month prison term for selling cocaine by living in a $1,500-a-month apartment. Louis Berney, a spokesman for the governor, said Monday that Kunin believes the overall program is outstanding but that she is concerned about inequities in living accommodations among participants. Zaccaro, the son of former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine A.
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July 1, 1988
The son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro will begin a four-month sentence today for selling a quarter-gram of cocaine after gaining preliminary approval to serve it under house arrest. John A. Zaccaro Jr. was sentenced two weeks ago, but the sentence was stayed 30 days pending appeal to the Vermont Supreme Court. But in a surprise move, Zaccaro's lawyers dropped the request for the stay and asked that Zaccaro, 24, begin serving his sentence.
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June 17, 1988 | Associated Press
John A. Zaccaro Jr., the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro, was sentenced Thursday to four months in jail for selling $25 worth of cocaine to an undercover police officer. Zaccaro, 24, also was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and perform 300 hours of community service. "We are obviously very disappointed by the harshness of the sentence," Ferraro said, noting that other defendants in Vermont drug cases have received lighter penalties.
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April 10, 1988 | Associated Press
A jury on Saturday found John A. Zaccaro Jr. guilty of selling cocaine to an undercover officer two years ago, rejecting a defense lawyer's argument that the officer had committed entrapment. The jury deliberated for slightly more than two hours before finding the son of 1984 vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro guilty of selling one-quarter gram of the drug in February, 1986, while he was a student at Middlebury College.
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April 9, 1988 | Associated Press
A lawyer for John Zaccaro Jr. admitted Friday that his client sold cocaine but said the son of former vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro had been tricked into making the sale by an attractive female officer. Zaccaro, 24, is on trial in Vermont District Court on allegations that he illegally sold a quarter-gram of cocaine to the undercover officer two years ago. The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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