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July 1, 2001
The 3-year-old girl who died in Rialto when she was accidentally left in a sweltering car by her foster mother has been identified by the San Bernardino County coroner's office as Maryah Ponce. Maryah was in the car about 20 minutes Friday and her body temperature rose to 108, Rialto police said. The car was parked at the woman's home, paramedics said. The 43-year-old foster mother has not been charged, though the case will be sent to the San Bernardino County district attorney, Lt.
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February 11, 2014 | By Joel Rubin
Law enforcement officers who faced off with Christopher Dorner at a cabin in Big Bear violated no laws and "had no choice" but to engage in a fierce firefight with the fugitive, according to a detailed review of the incident by prosecutors. In a 59-page report released Tuesday, the San Bernardino County district attorney's office formally cleared more than three dozen officers from several law enforcement agencies who were involved in the standoff. The findings mean no criminal charges will be brought against any of the officers.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2001 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Bernardino County Dist. Atty. Dennis Stout acknowledged Wednesday that he violated his own ethical standards and made "errors in judgment" when he secretly aided the political opponent of a county supervisor he was investigating. Consequently, Stout has stepped down from the prosecution of San Bernardino County Supervisor Jerry Eaves, one of several officials tangled in a pervasive corruption and bribery scandal. State Atty. Gen.
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December 19, 2006 | Jonathan Abrams, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County prosecutors announced Monday that they had insufficient evidence for criminal charges in a land deal involving Supervisor Dennis Hansberger's former chief of staff. An investigation failed to turn up convincing evidence that Jim Foster had bought county land through an intermediary, according to a statement from the district attorney's office.
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April 28, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, Times Staff Writer
The San Bernardino County district attorney, using agents on loan from the state attorney general's office, has begun a criminal investigation of San Diego lawyer Alex Landon's alleged role in a 1972 Chino prison break that led to the murder of a guard, officials said Wednesday.
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March 8, 2006 | Lance Pugmire, Times Staff Writer
Relying heavily on a grainy, amateur video recording that provoked nationwide alarm, the San Bernardino County district attorney charged a sheriff's deputy Tuesday with attempted voluntary manslaughter for opening fire on an unarmed Air Force policeman after a high-speed pursuit. Deputy Ivory John Webb Jr., charged in the Jan. 29 shooting of Airman Elio Carrion, becomes the first law enforcement officer ever charged in an on-duty shooting in San Bernardino County. "Deputy Webb shot Mr.
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February 11, 2006 | Lance Pugmire and Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writers
San Bernardino County Sheriff Gary Penrod on Friday said his agency has completed its investigation into a controversial shooting by a deputy in Chino last month, but would leave it to prosecutors to decide what legal action, if any, to take against the deputy. Penrod, in his first news conference about the Jan. 29 incident, said a videotape of the shooting recorded by a bystander "looks terrible," but he stopped short of criticizing the deputy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 2006 | Jonathan Abrams, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County prosecutors announced Monday that they had insufficient evidence for criminal charges in a land deal involving Supervisor Dennis Hansberger's former chief of staff. An investigation failed to turn up convincing evidence that Jim Foster had bought county land through an intermediary, according to a statement from the district attorney's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 2014 | By Joel Rubin
Law enforcement officers who faced off with Christopher Dorner at a cabin in Big Bear violated no laws and "had no choice" but to engage in a fierce firefight with the fugitive, according to a detailed review of the incident by prosecutors. In a 59-page report released Tuesday, the San Bernardino County district attorney's office formally cleared more than three dozen officers from several law enforcement agencies who were involved in the standoff. The findings mean no criminal charges will be brought against any of the officers.
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June 15, 2001 | DAVID HERMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The case of a 16-year-old girl accused of torturing and beating an elderly woman to death last July will return to adult court, a San Bernardino Juvenile Court judge ruled Thursday. "She has no compassion, no empathy, no morality or decency," Judge John P. Wade said, explaining why he determined that Christy Phillips, who was 15 at the time of the crime, is unfit to be tried in Juvenile Court.
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March 8, 2006 | Lance Pugmire, Times Staff Writer
Relying heavily on a grainy, amateur video recording that provoked nationwide alarm, the San Bernardino County district attorney charged a sheriff's deputy Tuesday with attempted voluntary manslaughter for opening fire on an unarmed Air Force policeman after a high-speed pursuit. Deputy Ivory John Webb Jr., charged in the Jan. 29 shooting of Airman Elio Carrion, becomes the first law enforcement officer ever charged in an on-duty shooting in San Bernardino County. "Deputy Webb shot Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 2006 | Lance Pugmire and Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writers
San Bernardino County Sheriff Gary Penrod on Friday said his agency has completed its investigation into a controversial shooting by a deputy in Chino last month, but would leave it to prosecutors to decide what legal action, if any, to take against the deputy. Penrod, in his first news conference about the Jan. 29 incident, said a videotape of the shooting recorded by a bystander "looks terrible," but he stopped short of criticizing the deputy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2001
The 3-year-old girl who died in Rialto when she was accidentally left in a sweltering car by her foster mother has been identified by the San Bernardino County coroner's office as Maryah Ponce. Maryah was in the car about 20 minutes Friday and her body temperature rose to 108, Rialto police said. The car was parked at the woman's home, paramedics said. The 43-year-old foster mother has not been charged, though the case will be sent to the San Bernardino County district attorney, Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2001 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Bernardino County Dist. Atty. Dennis Stout acknowledged Wednesday that he violated his own ethical standards and made "errors in judgment" when he secretly aided the political opponent of a county supervisor he was investigating. Consequently, Stout has stepped down from the prosecution of San Bernardino County Supervisor Jerry Eaves, one of several officials tangled in a pervasive corruption and bribery scandal. State Atty. Gen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1988 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, Times Staff Writer
The San Bernardino County district attorney, using agents on loan from the state attorney general's office, has begun a criminal investigation of San Diego lawyer Alex Landon's alleged role in a 1972 Chino prison break that led to the murder of a guard, officials said Wednesday.
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April 26, 1992 | NANCY WRIDE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here we are in "the Cindy Room," surrounded by remnants of her violent past and, possibly, her deadly future. From this cubbyhole near the Orange County Courthouse, two public defenders are marshaling their arguments to save Cynthia Lynn Coffman, the first woman sentenced to California's gas chamber since the Manson followers.
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March 23, 2005 | From Times Staff amd Wire Reports
The San Bernardino County district attorney's office filed election-related charges Tuesday against former Adelanto Councilwoman Zoila Meyer. Meyer was charged with felony counts of perjury and false declaration of candidacy and misdemeanor counts of voter registration fraud and fraudulent voting. She is scheduled to be arraigned April 18 in Superior Court in Victorville.
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