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March 20, 1991 | SONNI EFRON and MARLA CONE
The Orange County district attorney's office filed suit Tuesday against Exxon Corp., alleging that the oil company has failed to comply with a major pollution law enacted to prevent fuel leaks. Prosecutors allege in the suit, filed in Orange County Superior Court, that Exxon has violated a state law that requires companies to obtain permits and monitor underground fuel tanks for leaks. Eight Exxon stations in Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley and Garden Grove are involved, the suit says.
March 14, 1991 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA
Misdemeanor charges have been filed by the Orange County district attorney's office against two Cal State Fullerton basketball players who were arrested two weeks ago. After an investigation by campus police, freshman guard Greg Vernon was charged with auto theft and freshman forward Michael Bloodworth was charged with auto theft and possession of stolen property.
July 29, 2005 | Christine Hanley, Times Staff Writer
Former Assistant Sheriff George Jaramillo asked a judge Thursday to recuse himself from the former lawman's corruption case because of the judge's marriage to a senior prosecutor in the Orange County district attorney's office. Jaramillo argued that the relationship between Superior Court Judge William R. Froeberg and Assistant Dist. Atty. Roseanne Froeberg could create a perception of unfairness. Roseanne Froeberg heads the district attorney's sex crimes unit.
January 27, 1996 | JEFF KASS
A court date has been set to consider a defamation of character lawsuit filed by Santa Ana Councilman Ted R. Moreno against a former political opponent. After the two sides failed to resolve the issue during a mandatory settlement conference, Superior Court Judge Thomas N. Thrasher Sr. on Friday set April 8 as the court date.
November 4, 1989 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
Lawyers in the Orange County district attorney's office filed suit Friday to stop a martial arts company from allegedly selling switch-blade knives and dangerous martial arts weapons that are outlawed.
May 28, 2005 | William Lobdell, Times Staff Writer
Armed with newly released church documents, advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse asked the Orange County district attorney Friday to open an investigation into whether Roman Catholic officials acted criminally by covering for molesting priests and failing to report their crimes to authorities. "We ask you to protect kids by setting an example for those who would protect child molesters," wrote three officials of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests in a letter to Dist. Atty.
Orange County's district attorney responded angrily Friday to an overwhelming vote by the state Senate to strip child-support enforcement from the state's prosecutors. Tony Rackauckas, who campaigned for office last fall on the promise of improving the county's child-support collections, called the vote "terrible" and said he was shocked that three of Orange County's four state senators supported the bill. Sen.
June 19, 1999 | RICHARD MAROSI
A federal grand jury has indicted an Orange County deputy district attorney and 11 others in connection with an elaborate drug and money-laundering ring, the U.S. Attorney's office said Friday. The indictment charges Bryan Ray Kazarian, a six-year veteran of the district attorney's office, with conspiracy. The other defendants, including the founder of the local chapter of the Hells Angels, face drug- and money-laundering charges, said Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office.
October 15, 1985 | JANE APPLEGATE, Times Staff Writer
A bid by the Securities and Exchange Commission to return $4.6 million in cash to investors in a defunct Orange County "medical factoring" business has been rejected by a federal bankruptcy judge. Last week's decision came as the SEC continued its protracted battle with bankruptcy trustees over disposition of the cash, seized when the commission shut down Orange County businessman Thomas D. Carter's businesses in late 1983. In his ruling--the second time he has decided against the SEC--U.S.
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