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November 21, 1995 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Police Department captain has been temporarily reassigned amid allegations that he made sexual advances toward a female officer under his command. Internal Affairs investigators are reviewing a complaint against Capt. Robert Kurth, commander of the West Los Angeles Division and a veteran of 27 years on the force, police officials confirmed. Kurth, 48, allegedly made numerous overtures toward Officer Catherine Shuman, 33, during the last two years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1995 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Police Department captain has been temporarily reassigned amid allegations that he made sexual advances toward a female officer under his command. Internal Affairs investigators are reviewing a complaint against Capt. Robert Kurth, commander of the West Los Angeles Division and a veteran of 27 years on the force, police officials confirmed. Kurth, 48, allegedly made numerous overtures toward Officer Catherine Shuman, 33, during the last two years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1996
A Los Angeles Police Department captain accused of sexual harassment by a female officer under his command has decided to retire, police said Thursday. Capt. Robert Kurth, an LAPD veteran of 27 1/2 years, will officially leave the department on Saturday, said Cmdr. Tim McBride. Kurth, 48, spent the last 2 1/2 years as commander of the West Los Angeles Division.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1995
Westside residents and civic leaders turned out in force Wednesday to show support for West Los Angeles police officers on "Police Appreciation Day." The 200-plus officers and support staffers in the Police Department's West Los Angeles Division were treated to breakfast and lunch by the West Los Angeles Community Police Advisory Board, a volunteer citizens committee working in support of community policing.
NEWS
December 27, 1989
Two well-dressed armed men robbed a downtown manufacturing jewelry shop this morning and escaped with nearly $1 million in gold after taping and handcuffing seven victims. The holdup occurred at the Rope Mine Corp. on the sixth floor of a jewelry center building at 610 S. Broadway, Detective Lt. Robert Kurth said. It was the largest haul from the downtown jewelry district in recent years, robbery detectives reported.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1990 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police late Sunday announced the arrest of a Los Angeles man in the slaying of a boy who was shot while riding a crowded RTD bus downtown Saturday. Joel Darren Sanders, 21, turned himself in to authorities at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, after "apparently consulting with his family," Los Angeles police Cmdr. William Booth said. Sanders was booked for investigation of murder, Booth said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1989 | From a Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles police detectives released videotape photographs on Friday that showed two men wanted for questioning in connection with the daring daylight theft of more than $1 million in gold from a chain wholesaler in the downtown jewelry district. Police Lt. Robert E. Kurth emphasized that the two men shown in the fuzzy videotape footage are not necessarily suspects in Wednesday's robbery of the Rope Mine Jewelry Corp. at 610 S. Broadway.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"How about the nose?" Police Detective Emmett G. Badar asked. An intense Khatchik Djigardjian, whose wholesale jewelry company had been hit the day before by a team of armed robbers, studied the crude beginnings of a composite picture of one suspect. The detective prodded him. "A broader nose? Skinnier nose? Longer nose?" "I don't remember that nose," Djigardjian said finally.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attendants at the city parking garage next to the Los Angeles Police Department's downtown headquarters couldn't really place the man: He was just one more of the transients who loiter about the grounds. The Mexican street vendors who sell hot dogs at the crowded intersection of Temple and Los Angeles streets had equally dim recollections. He was probably another borracho , they said, a drunkard.
NEWS
December 28, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two armed men posing as customers entered a shop in Los Angeles' bustling jewelry district Wednesday and escaped with nearly $1 million in gold dust, bars and jewelry chain. They left two shop owners and five employees gagged and handcuffed, police said.
NEWS
May 18, 1994 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Police Chief Willie L. Williams proposed sweeping changes Tuesday in his department's handling of sexual harassment and discrimination complaints, while sources said his subordinates are working behind the scenes to transfer a number of sergeants, detectives and other officers out of the West Los Angeles police station. Three sergeants have been transferred out of West Los Angeles recently, said Capt. Robert Kurth, the commanding officer of that station.
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