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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1988
The son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates was among five people arrested in Rosemead and charged with being under the influence of various kinds of narcotics, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said Friday. Lowell Scott Gates, 32, was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of being under the influence of cocaine in Rio Hondo Municipal Court Friday; trial was set for next Friday.
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May 28, 1992 | GERALDINE BAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates said during a tour promoting his new book Wednesday that he was greatly preoccupied by his only son's near-death from a drug overdose during the recent riots. Gates revealed the overdose during a taping of the "Donahue" show as he discussed his autobiography, "Chief: My Life in the LAPD," which details his troubled relationship with his son, Scott. "They thought he was going to die," Gates said. "It was deeply on my mind during the riot."
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April 17, 1987
An Orange County Superior Court jury acquitted Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' 30-year-old son of burglarizing his sister's home, but found him guilty of a misdemeanor charge of unlawful entry. The jurors were excused after deadlocking on another charge of grand theft. Lowell Scott Gates was sentenced to six months in jail, but Judge Richard M. Luesebrink gave him credit for time already served and ordered him released. Gates was charged after a break-in Nov.
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May 15, 1992 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The day Daryl F. Gates was sworn in as Los Angeles' police chief, his son, Scott, attended the ceremony "under the influence of heroin," Gates reveals in his autobiography, "Chief: My Life in the LAPD," which goes on sale next week. During the 1978 swearing-in ceremony, Gates writes that he eagerly scanned the crowd looking for his son and was "thrilled" when he finally spotted him.
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May 15, 1992 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The day Daryl F. Gates was sworn in as Los Angeles' police chief, his son, Scott, attended the ceremony "under the influence of heroin," Gates reveals in his autobiography, "Chief: My Life in the LAPD," which goes on sale next week. During the 1978 swearing-in ceremony, Gates writes that he eagerly scanned the crowd looking for his son and was "thrilled" when he finally spotted him.
NEWS
May 28, 1992 | GERALDINE BAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates said during a tour promoting his new book Wednesday that he was greatly preoccupied by his only son's near-death from a drug overdose during the recent riots. Gates revealed the overdose during a taping of the "Donahue" show as he discussed his autobiography, "Chief: My Life in the LAPD," which details his troubled relationship with his son, Scott. "They thought he was going to die," Gates said. "It was deeply on my mind during the riot."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1987 | John Needham
The 30-year-old son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates has been found not guilty of burglary but guilty of unauthorized entry into his sister's Irvine home last November. Superior Court Judge Richard W. Luesebrink sentenced Lowell Scott Gates to six months in jail after Wednesday's conviction, then set him free after giving him credit for time served and good behavior while awaiting trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1985
Lowell Scott Gates, the 29-year-old son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates, entered pleas of not guilty Wednesday to charges he robbed a Huntington Beach pharmacy and stole $3,100 worth of jewelry from a Westminster woman last month. A grand larceny charge was added to the robbery complaint against the younger Gates at his arraignment before West Orange County Municipal Judge Alan McKone. Bail was set at $50,000 and the judge scheduled a preliminary hearing for June 14.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
The judge who sentenced the son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates to one year in jail for robbery and theft has agreed to consider moving him to a live-in drug rehabilitation center, a prosecutor said Friday. Lowell Scott Gates, 29, pleaded guilty Thursday after Orange County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Cardenas tentatively agreed to follow the county probation office's recommendation that Gates not be sent to state prison.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1985 | NANCY WRIDE and ANDY FURILLO, Times Staff Writers
Lowell Scott Gates, the 29-year-old son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates, has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a drugstore of nearly $5,000 worth of narcotics, Huntington Beach police said Tuesday. Chief Gates appeared obviously pained later in the day when questioned by reporters about his son's arrest, which occurred Monday. "There's nothing I can say that will satisfy anyone," Gates said, grimacing. ". . . It's tough on a father. He's had a drug problem for years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1988
The son of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates pleaded guilty Monday to being under the influence of cocaine, his latest in a long string of criminal offenses. Lowell Gates, 32, of Sierra Madre pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge as his trial was about to begin in El Monte Municipal Court. Deputy Dist. Atty. Terry Schwartz said Gates is scheduled to be sentenced May 19 and has agreed to be confined in a live-in drug rehabilitation program for at least 90 days.
NEWS
April 17, 1987
An Orange County Superior Court jury acquitted Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' 30-year-old son of burglarizing his sister's home, but found him guilty of a misdemeanor charge of unlawful entry. The jurors were excused after deadlocking on another charge of grand theft. Lowell Scott Gates was sentenced to six months in jail, but Judge Richard M. Luesebrink gave him credit for time already served and ordered him released. Gates was charged after a break-in Nov.
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