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April 15, 1989 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
A former Orange Unified School District official already accused of misappropriating public funds has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false federal income tax returns, authorities said Friday. Steven L. Presson, 35, a former maintenance supervisor with the school district, was charged with two counts of signing false income tax returns that omitted more than $64,000 in income from his 1982 and 1983 federal taxes, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles said.
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March 17, 1992 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Former Orange Unified School District administrator Steven L. Presson, whose connection with a kickback scheme rocked the district, was sentenced in federal court Monday to six months in a halfway house and three years' probation for filing false income tax returns. The former maintenance officer was convicted last November on two felony counts of failing to report $69,000 in income.
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June 25, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a former Orange Unified School District administrator after he failed to appear for sentencing on an embezzlement and conspiracy conviction in a multimillion-dollar bid-rigging scandal. Steven L. Presson, a former school district maintenance officer, was ordered arrested by Judge Myron S.
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November 5, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Former Orange Unified School District administrator Steven L. Presson was convicted in federal court Monday on income tax charges stemming from a scheme to award district contracts to a construction company in exchange for almost $70,000 worth of kickbacks. Calling Presson's testimony "unbelievable," "pathological" and "incredible," U.S. District Judge Terry J. Hatter found the ex-maintenance official guilty on two felony counts of failing to report $69,000 in income.
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June 25, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a former Orange Unified School District administrator after he failed to appear for sentencing on an embezzlement and conspiracy conviction in a multimillion-dollar bid-rigging scandal. Steven L. Presson, a former school district maintenance officer, was ordered arrested by Judge Myron S. Brown after he did not show up in Orange County Superior Court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1992 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Former Orange Unified School District administrator Steven L. Presson, whose connection with a kickback scheme rocked the district, was sentenced in federal court Monday to six months in a halfway house and three years' probation for filing false income tax returns. The former maintenance officer was convicted last November on two felony counts of failing to report $69,000 in income.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Former Orange Unified School District administrator Steven L. Presson was convicted in federal court Monday on income tax charges stemming from a scheme to award district contracts to a construction company in exchange for almost $70,000 worth of kickbacks. Calling Presson's testimony "unbelievable," "pathological" and "incredible," U.S. District Judge Terry J. Hatter found the ex-maintenance official guilty on two felony counts of failing to report $69,000 in income.
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July 2, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A former Orange Unified School District administrator convicted for his role in a bid-rigging scandal will not spend any time in jail, but he was ordered Monday to pay $9,900 in fines. In May, Superior Court Judge Myron S. Brown convicted Steven L. Presson of seven counts of conspiracy and embezzlement, five of them felony charges, and held him responsible for a $9,900 loss to the school district.
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July 1, 1987 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
The Orange County Grand Jury announced Tuesday that it has charged four of the seven Orange Unified School District trustees with willful misconduct in connection with alleged bid rigging by a former district employee. The charges allege that school board members Robert James Elliott, Ruth C. Evans, Joe C. Cherry and Eleanore C. Pleines were so inattentive to bid and construction procedures required by state law that it constituted "willful misconduct in office."
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June 21, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG
About 400 parents outraged by the sentences two contractors received in an Orange Unified School District bid-rigging case have signed a petition asking the court to impose harsher penalties in the case. The petition, which will be submitted to the district attorney's office and then passed on to Superior Court Judge Myron S. Brown, asks that Brown "assess severe sentences for crimes committed against the people and children of the Orange Unified School District."
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July 2, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A former Orange Unified School District administrator convicted for his role in a bid-rigging scandal will not spend any time in jail, but he was ordered Monday to pay $9,900 in fines. In May, Superior Court Judge Myron S. Brown convicted Steven L. Presson of seven counts of conspiracy and embezzlement, five of them felony charges, and held him responsible for a $9,900 loss to the school district.
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June 25, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a former Orange Unified School District administrator after he failed to appear for sentencing on an embezzlement and conspiracy conviction in a multimillion-dollar bid-rigging scandal. Steven L. Presson, a former school district maintenance officer, was ordered arrested by Judge Myron S. Brown after he did not show up in Orange County Superior Court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a former Orange Unified School District administrator after he failed to appear for sentencing on an embezzlement and conspiracy conviction in a multimillion-dollar bid-rigging scandal. Steven L. Presson, a former school district maintenance officer, was ordered arrested by Judge Myron S.
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April 15, 1989 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
A former Orange Unified School District official already accused of misappropriating public funds has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false federal income tax returns, authorities said Friday. Steven L. Presson, 35, a former maintenance supervisor with the school district, was charged with two counts of signing false income tax returns that omitted more than $64,000 in income from his 1982 and 1983 federal taxes, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles said.
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April 11, 1991 | MARY HELEN BERG
Attorneys for two contractors convicted of felonies this week in the Orange Unified School District bid-rigging scandal will ask a Superior Court judge to reduce the charges to misdemeanors. The attorneys say that the sentences--a suspended term of one year in Orange County Jail and three years of unsupervised probation--passed on contractors Ronald Brock and William A. Gustafson by Superior Court Judge Myron S.
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June 2, 1987 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
John Ikerd, who has been acting superintendent of the Orange Unified School District since last October, on Monday night was named permanent superintendent. Ikerd, 46, is a 23-year veteran of the Orange school system, and his appointment was greeted with loud applause from teachers and others in the audience at Monday night's special school board meeting. "I think it's great," said Mark Rona, president of the Orange Unified Educators Assn.
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