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February 21, 1991 | From Associated Press
A Vietnam War pilot who swooped a helicopter into a prison yard to help his girlfriend escape was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without possibility of parole for the contract murder of a Sausalito business executive. Ronald McIntosh did not make a statement before San Mateo County Superior Court Judge John Bible sentenced him for the "cold-blooded killing committed in order to maintain a fraudulent operation."
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February 21, 1991 | From Associated Press
A Vietnam War pilot who swooped a helicopter into a prison yard to help his girlfriend escape was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without possibility of parole for the contract murder of a Sausalito business executive. Ronald McIntosh did not make a statement before San Mateo County Superior Court Judge John Bible sentenced him for the "cold-blooded killing committed in order to maintain a fraudulent operation."
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May 19, 1987 | Associated Press
A federal jury today convicted two lovers who claimed they fled federal prison in a stolen helicopter because they feared the officials who ran the institution. Defendants Ronald McIntosh, 42, and Samantha Dorinda Lopez, 37, sat silently at a counsel table as the verdicts were read in U.S. District Court. McIntosh was found guilty of air piracy and helping Lopez escape. McIntosh, who had been scheduled for release next year, could be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
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January 31, 1990 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The aged mother of Ronald McIntosh, a California man serving a 25-year sentence for plucking his inmate lover out of prison in a dramatic helicopter escape in 1986, has been charged with helping her son in a new escape plot, authorities said Tuesday. Margaret McIntosh, 76, of Seattle, has been charged with conspiring to help her son escape from San Mateo County Jail. Also charged in the case is Ernest Lail, who was a cellmate of Ronald McIntosh's at the federal prison at Leavenworth, Kan.
NEWS
May 5, 1987
Escaped prisoner Ronald McIntosh stole a helicopter and rescued fellow inmate Samantha Dorinda Lopez from a federal prison yard in Pleasanton because a warden had threatened her life for complaining about prison conditions and about such incidents as one in which a guard poured water over her after telling her it was acid, McIntosh's lawyer told a San Francisco federal court jury.
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January 31, 1990 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The aged mother of Ronald McIntosh, a California man serving a 25-year sentence for plucking his inmate lover out of prison in a dramatic helicopter escape in 1986, has been charged with helping her son in a new escape plot, authorities said Tuesday. Margaret McIntosh, 76, of Seattle, has been charged with conspiring to help her son escape from San Mateo County Jail. Also charged in the case is Ernest Lail, who was a cellmate of Ronald McIntosh's at the federal prison at Leavenworth, Kan.
NEWS
July 21, 1987 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
Ronald McIntosh, sentenced last week to 25 years for his role in a daring helicopter escape with his inmate sweetheart from the federal prison at Pleasanton, is under renewed investigation in connection with a 3-year-old murder, San Mateo County prosecutors said Monday. The San Mateo County district attorney's office Monday charged Michael Anthony, 30, McIntosh's one-time partner in a fraudulent precious metal trading company scheme, with the murder of Ronald Ewing, 27.
NEWS
July 21, 1987 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
Ronald McIntosh, sentenced last week to 25 years for his role in a daring helicopter escape with his inmate sweetheart from the federal prison at Pleasanton, is under renewed investigation in connection with a 3-year-old murder, San Mateo County prosecutors said Monday. The San Mateo County district attorney's office Monday charged Michael Anthony, 30, McIntosh's one-time partner in a fraudulent precious metal trading company scheme, with the murder of Ronald Ewing, 27.
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May 19, 1987 | Associated Press
A federal jury today convicted two lovers who claimed they fled federal prison in a stolen helicopter because they feared the officials who ran the institution. Defendants Ronald McIntosh, 42, and Samantha Dorinda Lopez, 37, sat silently at a counsel table as the verdicts were read in U.S. District Court. McIntosh was found guilty of air piracy and helping Lopez escape. McIntosh, who had been scheduled for release next year, could be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
NEWS
May 13, 1987
A prosecution psychologist said he agrees with defense experts that convicted con man Ronald McIntosh suffers from post-traumatic syndrome related to his Vietnam War experiences. McIntosh, 42, and his prison girlfriend, convicted bank robber Samantha Lopez, 37, are defending themselves on escape and hijacking charges arising from their helicopter escape from the federal prison at Pleasanton.
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