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December 3, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two women, one an African-American, were among the top three members of the executive staff named Wednesday by incoming Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti, as he restructured parts of the office to "restore public confidence." Sandra Buttitta, who now heads the sexual crimes/child abuse division, will be chief assistant district attorney and the first woman to hold the No. 2 post.
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December 3, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two women, one an African-American, were among the top three members of the executive staff named Wednesday by incoming Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti, as he restructured parts of the office to "restore public confidence." Sandra Buttitta, who now heads the sexual crimes/child abuse division, will be chief assistant district attorney and the first woman to hold the No. 2 post.
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March 12, 1996 | FRANK MANNING
City officials will attend a community meeting in Winnetka on Wednesday to discuss crime prevention and public safety. Los Angeles Police Chief Willie Williams, City Atty. James Hahn and Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Sandra Buttitta are scheduled to attend. The meeting was organized by the LAPD, City Councilwoman Laura Chick and the West Valley Community Police Advisory Board. Wednesday's meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. in the AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School gymnasium, 6844 Oakdale Ave. in Winnetka.
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October 17, 1990
An Inglewood man who accidentally shot his 4-year-old son to death while showing him how a revolver works has been released from jail after prosecutors decided not to press criminal charges. Jesus Edmundo Zubia, 24, was arrested Friday night on suspicion of murder after he shot Michael Jason Zubia in the face. Police said the father had pointed the gun, which he believed was not loaded, at Michael and pulled the trigger while demonstrating to Michael and his 7-year-old brother how a gun works.
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September 25, 1987
A Willowbrook newspaper distributor pleaded guilty to one count of sodomy and 11 counts of child molestation as he awaited a preliminary hearing on charges of molesting young boys he employed. Joseph Taylor, 36, who had been charged with 17 sodomy counts and 25 counts of child molestation, is to return to court next Thursday for sentencing. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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January 17, 1989
A Colorado man who told police that he came to California to "make it big" in modeling has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a Hermosa Beach florist. John Ortega, 21, of Colorado Springs, who entered the plea in South Bay Municipal Court, faces up to 12 years in prison when he is sentenced Feb. 1.
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May 26, 1988
Palos Verdes High School teacher Frederick L. Crook pleaded no contest to a charge of having sex with a minor and will be sentenced to five years of probation for his liaison with a 16-year-old student who came to him for religious counseling, authorities said. Three other sex charges against Crook, 44, will be dropped as part of a plea agreement, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Sandra Buttitta. Crook was arrested three months ago, after the girl reported the relationship to Palos Verdes Estates police.
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November 8, 1997
Two of Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti's top assistants will be reassigned to supervise branch offices in an action requested by both of the prosecutors, Garcetti has announced in a memo to staff. Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Sandra L. Buttitta, Garcetti's second in command since he took office in 1992, will take over as head deputy of the Torrance branch. Assistant Dist. Atty. R. Dan Murphy, one of three assistant district attorneys, will become head deputy of the Pasadena branch.
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September 20, 1990 | TIM WATERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A woman acquitted in July of trying to kill a Palos Verdes Estates woman was charged with attempted murder Wednesday for allegedly attacking the woman's father with a knife. Patricia Louise Shelter, 27, of Moreno Valley pleaded not guilty in South Bay Municipal Court and faces a preliminary hearing Oct. 11. Last week, Shelter, 27, pleaded not guilty to one charge of assault with a deadly weapon stemming from the same incident at the home of Jack Ruzicka. Judge Thomas Allen Jr.
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September 16, 1990 | TIM WATERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A woman acquitted of trying to kill a Palos Verdes Estates woman she met while both were Girl Scout counselors has been arrested for allegedly assaulting the woman's father. Patricia Louise Shelter, 27, of Moreno Valley in Riverside County was arrested Sept. 9 after she allegedly attacked Jack Ruzicka with a knife at his home, authorities said. Shelter later pleaded not guilty to one charge of assault with a deadly weapon and faces a preliminary hearing Wednesday in South Bay Municipal Court.
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