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November 7, 2002
*--* SUPERVISOR District 2 *--* *--* 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Paul A. Biane 27,461 56 Jon Mikels* 21,568 44 *--* *--* ASSESSOR *--* *--* 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Donald E. Williamson* 114,062 50 Linda Foster 112,724 50 *--* *--* DISTRICT ATTORNEY *--* *--* 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Mike Ramos 149,298 66 Dennis L. Stout* 78,387 34 *--* *--* ADELANTO City Council (3 Elected) *--* *--* 100% Precincts Reporting Votes % Trinidad Perez Jr 716 22 Scott A.
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July 30, 1995 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investigation into the slaying of a Placentia girl that baffled law enforcement officials for eight years came to an end this week when authorities charged a convicted rapist in connection with her death. Raymond J. Barthlett, 34, was arrested Friday after DNA evidence linked him to the slaying of 14-year-old Wendy Osborn. She was abducted Jan. 20, 1987, while walking to school and was later raped and killed.
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July 16, 2013 | By Richard Winton
A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy about to serve an eviction notice was wounded in the face and arm Tuesday morning in a drive-by shooting that authorities characterized as an ambush. The veteran deputy was hospitalized in good condition at Loma Linda University Medical Center and is expected to survive, authorities said. A San Bernardino police sergeant spotted the suspected gunman's car a quarter of a mile away from the shooting scene. The driver was taken into custody after a short foot chase.
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February 11, 2010 | By Alexandra Zavis
Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Bill Postmus and the county's former assistant assessor were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of accepting bribes to push for a $102-million settlement between the county and a developer, state and county prosecutors said. It was the second time that Postmus and James Erwin had been arrested in connection with a political corruption probe in the county that has uncovered evidence of bribery, extortion, theft, forgery and use of the assessor's staff to do political work.
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August 18, 2009 | David Kelly
The state attorney general's office will join an expanding probe of political corruption in San Bernardino County centered largely on the past activities of the assessor's office, officials said Monday. So far the investigation has led to the arrest of former Assessor Bill Postmus and four former employees in his office. Allegations include using the assessor's staff to do political work, forgery, grand theft, perjury and failure to report gifts from a developer. Postmus was arrested in January on drug charges.
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December 3, 2013 | By Rong-Gong Lin II and Paul Pringle
San Bernardino County officials said Tuesday they would investigate the Ecstasy-related death of a 22-year-old man who collapsed while attending a government-approved rave concert in September. A county spokesman said the officials were unaware of the death of Arrel Christopher Cochon until after The Times reported on it late Monday. The Los Angeles City College student was the third person since 2006 to die of a drug overdose after attending a San Bernardino-area rave staged by Insomniac Inc., a Times review of coroner records shows.
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January 17, 2009 | David Kelly
The chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Friday called for a special meeting next week to discuss ways to oust recently arrested county Assessor Bill Postmus from his job. "After [Thursday's] investigative raids by the district attorney's office and the arrest of Mr. Postmus, it is clear that this intolerable situation has to be remedied immediately," Chairman Gary Ovitt said.
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January 16, 2009 | David Kelly
San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus, who said publicly that he had battled but overcome drug addiction, was arrested Thursday on charges that include felony possession of methamphetamine. About 50 agents from the county district attorney's office, armed with 10 search warrants, raided locations in San Bernardino, Highland, Apple Valley, Victorville and Rancho Santa Margarita in Orange County.
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