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April 27, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A veteran prosecutor and former Municipal Court judge will become Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's second in command. Cooley said Thursday that Assistant Dist. Atty. Lawrence Mason will become his chief deputy effective May 1. He succeeds Curt Livesay, another veteran prosecutor, who came out of retirement to serve as interim chief deputy after Cooley was elected last year.
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April 27, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A veteran prosecutor and former Municipal Court judge will become Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's second in command. Cooley said Thursday that Assistant Dist. Atty. Lawrence Mason will become his chief deputy effective May 1. He succeeds Curt Livesay, another veteran prosecutor, who came out of retirement to serve as interim chief deputy after Cooley was elected last year.
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May 13, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
A $5.8-million verdict against a Pomona labor union local for violent picketing has become a central issue in a bitter contest between incumbent Superior Court Judge Burton Bach and his challenger, Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence Mason, in a Los Angeles County judicial election next month. Organized labor, unhappy at the jury verdict upheld by Bach last year against Local 1458 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, is strongly supporting Mason.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
A $5.8-million verdict against a Pomona labor union local for violent picketing has become a central issue in a bitter contest between incumbent Superior Court Judge Burton Bach and his challenger, Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence Mason, in a Los Angeles County judicial election next month. Organized labor, unhappy at the jury verdict upheld by Bach last year against Local 1458 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, is strongly supporting Mason.
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May 21, 1985
A Los Angeles Unified School District police officer has been ordered to stand trial on charges of attempting to rape a 16-year-old developmentally disabled student in a storage room at Wilson High School last February. Ruben Armando Gonzales, 36, was held to answer on two counts of sexual battery and attempted rape by Los Angeles Municipal Judge Candace D. Cooper after a preliminary hearing at which the student and her teacher both testified.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 1988
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling funds by claiming more than $59,000 in overtime pay for 1,256 hours he did not work. Willard Burney, 41, a five-year member of the department who worked in the County Jail, was also charged last November with falsifying government records. Prosecutors agreed to drop that count in exchange for his plea, Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence E. Mason said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1988
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, who pleaded guilty last February to embezzling $59,000 by claiming 1,256 hours of false overtime, has been placed on four years' probation. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Horowitz also ordered Willard Burney, 41, to pay full restitution and to perform 500 hours of community service. A five-year member of the department, Burney worked in the County Jail. Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1986
A veteran Los Angeles police officer was found guilty Monday of two felony counts of preparing false evidence stemming from charges that he provided phony traffic school completion certificates to two people who did not attend classes. Frank Janowicz, 42, a 15-year officer, faces a maximum prison sentence of three years and eight months when he is sentenced Sept. 3, Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence E. Mason said.
NEWS
March 18, 1987
A Long Beach police officer was charged with unlawful sexual conduct for allegedly having sex with a teen-age police Explorer Scout. Robert Padilla, 46, of Long Beach, pleaded innocent in Tuesday in Los Angeles Municipal Court to two counts of unlawful sexual conduct and two counts of oral copulation. Deputy Dist. Atty. Lawrence E. Mason said Padilla became acquainted with the teen-age girl through the police department and had sexual relations with her on Feb. 20 and 28.
NEWS
January 5, 1989
Former Anaheim Police Chief Jimmie Kennedy will take over next week as interim chief of the Claremont Police Department, City Manager Glenn Southard has announced. Kennedy, who retired as police chief in Anaheim in 1987 after 30 years on the force, will oversee the Claremont Police Department until the city hires a permanent replacement for Dexter Atkinson, who resigned last month. Last year, Kennedy served a 6-month stint as interim police chief of Rancho Palos Verdes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1988
Claremont Police Chief Dexter Atkinson resigned Tuesday at the conclusion of a city investigation into his administrative practices, including his decision to allow a convicted drunk driver to work off a 120-day jail sentence by making renovations to the police station. City Manager Glenn Southard said the exact reasons for Atkinson's resignation and the results of the city's investigation were confidential.
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