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March 14, 1991 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On his way to court Wednesday, Reid Daub passed a San Fernando Valley motel that reminded him of how proud he had always been of his older brother, Ron. Ronald E. Daub had been a janitor at the Carriage Inn when he saved a baby from a fall. "I remember being so proud of him," said the younger Daub. "He was always a contributor to society. That's what I remember about him. Not what people think now, that he's just a bad cop."
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March 14, 1991 | VICTOR MERINA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seven former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms ranging from two years to five years for participating in a massive money-skimming scheme that a federal judge portrayed as "unprecedented corruption" in local law enforcement. In sentencing the former narcotics officers, U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1991 | JOHN KENDALL and TINA ANIMA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Selection of jurors for the trial of Raymond Navarro on multiple murder charges was about to begin in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday when the 27-year-old defendant surprised the prosecution by pleading guilty to all counts.
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March 12, 1991 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a 911 call from a neighbor, a Monterey Park police dispatcher decided not to send a squad car to a residential robbery and sexual attack in progress after she telephoned and was told--apparently by one of the criminals--that everything was fine, authorities said Monday. Deputy Police Chief Daniel Cross said Monday that the dispatcher erred in failing to send officers to the scene of the Feb. 13 incident.
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March 8, 1991
Macario M. Duran, a former sheriff's deputy already convicted in a money-skimming scandal last year, pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges alleging he attempted to arrange cocaine deals while free on bail. Duran, 44, entered his not guilty pleas along with his wife Maria, 42, and his mother-in-law, Lilia Vazquez, 60, in a case evolving from a federal corruption probe of narcotics officers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1991
A federal grand jury has added theft and drug charges to an indictment against a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy already convicted in a money-skimming case. The new counts accuse Macario M. Duran, 44, of stealing $50,000 in cash seized from drug dealers in 1988 raids. He also was charged with trying to distribute 30 kilograms of cocaine last November and with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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February 21, 1991 | VICTOR MERINA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly posed as police officers and searched an apartment for drug cash--even while still on trial with other deputies in a drug money-skimming scandal that ended in their convictions. The allegations against James R. Bauder and Daniel M.
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February 20, 1991 | VICTOR MERINA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge Tuesday revoked the bail of former Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics officer Macario M. Duran after prosecutors claimed that the fired deputy had attempted to arrange a cocaine deal while on trial in a drug money-skimming case. U.S. District Judge Laughlin E. Waters ordered Duran, 44, who was arrested Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1991
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, convicted of a single count in the drug money-skimming trial of seven narcotics officers, was indicted Thursday on additional criminal charges including tax evasion. A federal grand jury indicted Macario M. Duran, 44, and his wife, Maria, 41, for allegedly filing a false tax return in 1988 that "did not include substantial unreported taxable income."
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February 5, 1991
A federal judge refused Monday to throw out the conviction of a Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics officer who was convicted last December in a money-skimming trial along with six other deputies. Eufrasio G. Cortez was convicted of theft, tax evasion, money-laundering and conspiracy in what prosecutors described as a two-year scheme where deputies stole $1.4 million during narcotics raids. Cortez, who faces a maximum term of 53 years in prison, had asked U.S.
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