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October 3, 1995 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery and a Ventura County trash executive testified Monday before the Ventura County grand jury, which is investigating business dealings between the two as part of a probe that started nearly 10 months ago. The grand jury spent most of the day listening to prosecutors question Montgomery and Manuel Asadurian Sr., owner of G. I. Industries, which hauls trash for Moorpark.
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November 1, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY
Scott Montgomery, who is on probation for a felony conflict-of-interest conviction that cost him his seat on the City Council, had the charge reduced to a misdemeanor. Montgomery, who resigned from office in late 1995, was convicted in mid-1996 of accepting a $3,500 loan from an east county trash company official and then voting on Moorpark city trash contracts with the company. He was sentenced to probation and fined for the violation.
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May 7, 1993 | JAMES MAIELLA JR., SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Barbara Loczi stood before the Moorpark City Council hoping council members would warmly embrace her organization's well-intentioned plan for a concert in the park that would raise money for a new high school athletic complex. Instead, the council roundly criticized the proposal and she was subjected to blistering comments from Councilman Scott Montgomery. "I don't appreciate being scolded," Loczi told the councilman in one exchange.
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May 15, 1997 | DAVID R. BAKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Scott Montgomery, who resigned from the Moorpark City Council in 1995 after being charged with criminal conflict of interest, should now pay $7,900 for violating state election law, a judge has ruled. In a written decision received by state officials Wednesday, Administrative Law Judge Milford A. Maron determined that Montgomery did not disclose numerous contributions during his 1994 run for a county supervisor seat.
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October 26, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite having the names of many qualified and interested candidates, the City Council failed Wednesday night to come up with the votes needed to appoint a new member to the council. Splitting their votes 2 to 2, the council deadlocked on whether to go forward with making an appointment to fill former Councilman Scott Montgomery's seat.
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October 13, 1995 | DARYL KELLEY and SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After agreeing to resign immediately, Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery pleaded guilty Thursday to felony conflict of interest for accepting a $3,500 loan from a Ventura County trash hauler, then voting on the company's contract extension last year.
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May 5, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
County prosecutors are investigating whether a $3,500 loan was paid to Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery in 1993 by an official from the east county's largest trash hauler, The Times has learned. Investigators from the district attorney's political corruption unit also have obtained documents relating to a $12,000 payment made to Montgomery for computer services the previous year by a company that had been a subsidiary of the trash hauling firm--G.I. Industries.
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December 15, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Only two months after resigning from office and pleading guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges of conflict of interest, former Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery may be interested in running for reelection in an upcoming special election, Montgomery's lawyer said Thursday. The courtroom disclosure was made as attorney George Eskin unsuccessfully tried to persuade Municipal Court Judge Thomas Hutchins to decide by Dec. 29 whether Montgomery can change his guilty pleas to not guilty.
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October 13, 1995 | DARYL KELLEY and SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery resigned from office Thursday and pleaded guilty to felony conflict of interest for accepting a $3,500 loan from a Ventura County trash hauler, then voting on the company's contract extension last year. Scheduled to testify before a county grand jury for the third time Thursday morning, Montgomery, 42, instead met with prosecutors and agreed to plead guilty to one felony and one misdemeanor count of financial conflict of interest by a public official.
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September 17, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery solicited the owner of the east county's largest trash company for a $50,000 investment and an additional $120,000 business contract while voting on city trash contracts and serving as a top official of the county's waste commission, The Times has learned. Investigators with the district attorney's office have questioned him about the two proposals in connection with an ongoing public corruption probe, Montgomery confirmed in an interview last week.
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April 19, 1997 | DAVID R. BAKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Citing a laundry list of undeclared campaign contributions, state officials Friday asked that an administrative law judge fine former Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery $11,735. The contributions, drawn mostly from Montgomery's failed 1994 campaign for county supervisor, included donations ranging from $100 to $1,000, some from developers hoping to build in Moorpark.
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July 4, 1996 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As political falls go, the sentencing Wednesday of David Scott Montgomery was merely an anticlimax. Just a day in jail, immediately suspended. And three years' probation. But before his sentencing, Montgomery had already lost his job as a Moorpark city councilman. And he had also lost his court battle to reverse a guilty plea to conflict of interest charges.
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June 4, 1996 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After four attorneys and eight months of legal maneuvering, former Moorpark city councilman Scott Montgomery finally appears headed for sentencing on criminal conflict-of-interest charges. A Ventura County judge ruled Monday that there was no new evidence to justify Montgomery's most recent request to withdraw the guilty plea he entered in October. The former councilman now faces up to 3 1/2 years in prison and $10,000 in fines at a sentencing hearing set for Wednesday.
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May 31, 1996 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Calling for sanctions against a veteran defense attorney, a Ventura County prosecutor said Thursday that a recent effort to implicate other politicians in a conflict-of-interest case involving former Moorpark city councilman Scott Montgomery "has taken this case to new lows." In documents filed in Superior Court, Deputy Dist. Atty. Mark Aveis asked a judge to throw out Montgomery's latest attempt to withdraw his guilty plea on charges of accepting a $3,500 loan from a trash company executive.
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February 17, 1996 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The race to fill the City Council seat vacated last fall with the resignation of former Councilman Scott Montgomery promises to be a low-budget affair. Moorpark elections are seldom known for big spending, but of the seven candidates who have lined up for the March 26 special election, only three have raised any cash from outside sources for their campaigns. "There isn't a lot to spend it on," candidate Eloise Brown said.
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December 15, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Only two months after resigning from office and pleading guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges of conflict of interest, former Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery may be interested in running for reelection in an upcoming special election, Montgomery's lawyer said Thursday. The courtroom disclosure was made as attorney George Eskin unsuccessfully tried to persuade Municipal Court Judge Thomas Hutchins to decide by Dec. 29 whether Montgomery can change his guilty pleas to not guilty.
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November 3, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY
The Moorpark City Council scheduled a special election March 26 to fill the vacancy of former council member Scott Montgomery. The council voted Wednesday night to spend up to $6,000 to conduct the election, which will coincide with the statewide presidential primary. The elected candidate will serve the remainder of Montgomery's term--until next November. Montgomery resigned Oct.
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November 1, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY
Scott Montgomery, who is on probation for a felony conflict-of-interest conviction that cost him his seat on the City Council, had the charge reduced to a misdemeanor. Montgomery, who resigned from office in late 1995, was convicted in mid-1996 of accepting a $3,500 loan from an east county trash company official and then voting on Moorpark city trash contracts with the company. He was sentenced to probation and fined for the violation.
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December 9, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After insisting repeatedly that a payment he received from a major trash hauler was for the sale of a computer, former Moorpark City Councilman Scott Montgomery conceded in sworn testimony before the Ventura County grand jury that he may have never actually delivered a computer to the company official. In two days of testimony in early October, Montgomery initially said he had sold a computer for $3,500 to G. I. Sweeping, delivered it to the firm's office and hooked up the wiring.
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November 3, 1995 | SCOTT HADLY
The Moorpark City Council scheduled a special election March 26 to fill the vacancy of former council member Scott Montgomery. The council voted Wednesday night to spend up to $6,000 to conduct the election, which will coincide with the statewide presidential primary. The elected candidate will serve the remainder of Montgomery's term--until next November. Montgomery resigned Oct.
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