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November 11, 1988
A Los Angeles man who allegedly carried a starter pistol at an election rally for Vice President George Bush in Woodland Hills was said by a prosecutor Thursday to have written about his planned armed revolt and had a poem about President Reagan's would-be killer. But federal magistrate Charles Eick set bail for 40-year-old John Junot at $20,000, saying he could find no cause to refuse bail. The prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Atty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1988
A man accused of carrying a starter pistol to a pre-election campaign rally for Vice President George Bush has been indicted in Los Angeles on disorderly conduct charges. A federal grand jury brought the charges against John Arthur Junot, 40, of Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was arrested Nov. 6 and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The grand jury charge is also a misdemeanor.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1988
A man accused of carrying a starter pistol to a pre-election campaign rally for Vice President George Bush has been indicted in Los Angeles on disorderly conduct charges. A federal grand jury brought the charges against John Arthur Junot, 40, of Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was arrested Nov. 6 and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The grand jury charge is also a misdemeanor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1989
A man who planned a "symbolic assassination" of George Bush in Woodland Hills just before the election was convicted Wednesday of bringing a starter's pistol to a Bush rally. John Arthur Junot, 40, was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct that disrupted the duties of Secret Service agents. U.S. District Judge Dickran Tevrizian, who convicted Junot after a one-day, non-jury trial, set sentencing for March 6.
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November 7, 1988
A man was arrested Sunday at a George Bush campaign rally at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills after he allegedly dropped a starter's pistol that only shoots blanks, police said. Lt. Joe Garcia at the Los Angeles Police Department's West Valley station said John Arthur Junot, who at one point was standing 50 yards from Vice President Bush, was captured a short distance from where he dropped the pistol.
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November 8, 1988 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, Times Staff Writer
A 40-year-old man arrested after dropping a starter's pistol at a Woodland Hills rally for Vice President George Bush told Secret Service agents he planned the incident 3 weeks earlier, an assistant U.S. attorney said Monday. John Arthur Junot, charged Monday in U.S. District Court with disrupting government business in an area under the protection of the Secret Service, was ordered held without bail at Terminal Island in San Pedro, pending a hearing on Thursday, Assistant U.S. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1989
A paralegal worker who plotted a "symbolic assassination" of President Bush just before the November election was sentenced Monday to time served for bringing a starter pistol to a Bush rally in Woodland Hills. John Arthur Junot was sentenced to four months in prison, but he faces immediate release because he has already served five months. He also was ordered to pay a $250 fine and $1,000 to cover the cost of his three-year supervision after his release.
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February 10, 1987 | JACK SMITH
My skeptical report on Shirley MacLaine's revelation of her mystical experiences in "Out on a Limb," her five-hour TV miniseries, has offended and outraged true believers. You may remember that in the series, which was based on her book of the same name, MacLaine is shown as having an out-of-body experience (soaring into the sky on a silver leash), as believing the mumbo jumbo of two trans-channelers, as believing in reincarnation, and as believing in the presence of extraterrestrials on Earth.
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