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April 24, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A second judge in Orange County has concluded that the "war on drugs" has been "lost in a big way" and is advocating the legalization of drugs for adults. U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald W. Rose, who sits on the federal bench in Santa Ana, said that drug laws should be repealed and drugs should be decriminalized. His position closely mirrors a proposal offered by Orange County Superior Court Judge James P.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A second judge in Orange County has concluded that the "war on drugs" has been "lost in a big way" and is advocating the legalization of drugs for adults. U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald W. Rose, who sits on the federal bench in Santa Ana, said that drug laws should be repealed and drugs should be decriminalized. His position closely mirrors a proposal offered by Orange County Superior Court Judge James P.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 2, 1992
A federal grand jury charged 30-year-old Altaden Leonard Bush of South Carolina with first-degree murder on Tuesday in the fatal shooting of Marine Sgt. Deborah House, 31, on the El Toro Marine base. The four-count indictment also charges Bush with assault in the shooting of Cpl. Patrick Crudup, who had tried to help House, said Carole Levitzky, a spokesperson for the U.S. attorney's office. The shootings occurred Aug. 21.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1990
U.S. Magistrate Ronald W. Rose said Monday that he will consider a request by federal prosecutors to transfer Capistrano Beach resident Douglas P. Blankenship to a prison in Tacoma, Wash., while he awaits trial on charges that he conspired to defraud financial institutions in seven states of $25 million. The U.S. attorney's office in Tacoma, headquarters for the alleged scheme's largest victim, is trying the case against Blankenship. Rose scheduled a a hearing for Nov. 29 on the matter.
BUSINESS
November 30, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
U.S. Magistrate Ronald W. Rose on Thursday ordered the extradition of Douglas P. Blankenship to Seattle, where he will stand trial on federal charges that he masterminded a $25-million fraud against financial institutions in seven states. Blankenship, 45, of Capistrano Beach, has been held without bail at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles since his arrest Nov. 1.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1988
John L. Molinaro, the former owner of defunct Ramona Savings & Loan in Orange, fired the attorney who five weeks ago won court approval for Molinaro to withdraw guilty pleas to criminal fraud charges. Molinaro, who is serving a two-year federal prison term for fraud stemming from his attempt to secure a passport under a fake name, fired San Jose lawyer Ronald W. Rose.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1992 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
FBI agents on Friday arrested a Huntington Beach man wanted in Florida on charges of grand theft auto, strong-arm robbery and writing bad checks, authorities said. Randall Arthur Leighton, 29, surrendered to agents who went to his Stanley Walk home, said Charlie J. Parson, special agent in charge in Los Angeles. Leighton was arrested on a felony charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, authorities said. After an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1988
A San Clemente man indicted on charges of masterminding a precious metals swindle was ordered held without bail Friday. U.S. Magistrate Ronald W. Rose issued the order in Santa Ana after determining that Michael L. Maddox might flee and could pose a danger to witnesses. Maddox, 40, was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly orchestrating a swindle which took $7 million from several hundred investors.
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June 21, 1988 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Newport Beach video entrepreneur Stuart Karl Jr. pleaded not guilty Monday to a 12-count federal indictment accusing him of funneling nearly $200,000 in illegal contributions to former presidential candidate Gary Hart and several congressional candidates. Karl walked briskly past reporters who gathered outside the federal courthouse in Santa Ana and refused to discuss the case. "He is not saying anything to anybody," said John Vardeman, one of three attorneys who accompanied Karl.
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October 19, 1985 | JANE APPLEGATE, Times Staff Writer
Tustin attorney Ronald W. Rose has been appointed to serve as Orange County's first full-time federal magistrate. Rose, who was sworn in earlier this week, has served as a part-time magistrate since 1979. A magistrate presides over the initial steps in a federal court proceeding, including handling arraignments and setting bail, among other duties.
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