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April 21, 1990
A former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl pleaded not guilty Friday at his arraignment in Municipal Court. Steven Rush McCoy, 36, is charged with rape, sexual assault and burglary in connection with the March 26 attack. On that day, a man posing as a delivery man with a package persuaded the 11-year-old to open the door and then raped her at knifepoint inside her apartment in University Town Center, Irvine police said.
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December 27, 1992 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge upheld a 36-year sentence for a former police officer convicted of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl, but said nevertheless that he feared such long prison terms may persuade "sexual sociopaths" to kill their victims. Justice Thomas F. Crosby Jr. of the 4th District Court of Appeal this week called on the Legislature to craft reasonable sentencing guidelines for defendants like Steven McCoy.
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April 7, 1990 | MICHAEL ASHCRAFT
A former Beverly Hills police officer who is accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl planned to flee the area and change his identity, the prosecutor testified Friday. Judge Christopher W. Strople doubled bail to $500,000 in Municipal Court. The judge also continued the defendant's arraignment to April 20. Steven Rush McCoy, 36, of Irvine was arrested March 26.
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July 27, 1991
A business executive and former Beverly Hills police officer was sentenced to 36 years in prison Friday for raping at knifepoint an 11-year-old Irvine girl last year. Steven McCoy, 37, who pleaded no contest to five sex-related counts, claimed that he had been seriously mentally ill for two years and that he committed the rape during a period when he was off his medication. But Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey could barely control his anger when McCoy's attorney, Jan M.
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November 17, 1990 | KEVIN JOHNSON
A former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl was found competent to stand trial Friday. A Municipal Court jury deliberated about two hours before delivering its decision in the case involving Steven Rush McCoy. The decision was announced after conflicting testimony from two psychiatrists about McCoy's fitness to face the charges in the March 26 attack.
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November 15, 1990 | KEVIN JOHNSON
Steven Rush McCoy, a former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl, Wednesday was described as lucid and in control by two County Jail guards testifying in a hearing to determine McCoy's competency to stand trial. Sheriff's Deputy Steve Buchanan told the jury in Harbor Municipal Court in Newport Beach on Wednesday that he had been assigned a supervisory detail in the area where McCoy had been held in protective custody.
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June 2, 1990 | ROBERT PIERRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A psychiatrist reported Friday that a former Beverly Hills policeman accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl is sane and capable of standing trial for the crime. But members of the defense team for Steven Rush McCoy challenged that conclusion at a court hearing. "Mr. McCoy is not capable of intelligently assisting us in his defense," said William L. Cassidy, a defense investigator. "Mr. McCoy has a history of seducing mental health professionals with his considerable charm.
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May 18, 1991 | MARLA CONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Claiming that he suffers from serious psychological problems, a former Beverly Hills police officer pleaded no contest Friday to raping an 11-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Irvine home last year. Steven Rush McCoy, who repeatedly denied the charges last year in a jailhouse interview, did not contest the felony counts of forcibly molesting and raping a child and burglary.
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July 27, 1991 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A business executive who was once a Beverly Hills police officer was sentenced to 36 years in prison Friday for raping at knifepoint an 11-year-old Irvine girl who was home alone last year because of illness. Steven Rush McCoy, 37, who pleaded no contest to five sex-related counts, claimed that he had been seriously mentally ill for two years and that he committed the rape during a period when he was off his medication. But Superior Court Judge Everett W.
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March 31, 1990 | MICHAEL ASHCRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Beverly Hills police officer, charged in the rape of an 11-year-old Irvine girl, repeatedly denied Friday that he committed the crime, saying he is a "great daddy" and that there is "no evidence to support allegations that I am a danger to anyone." "I am not guilty," said Steven Rush McCoy, 36, in an interview at the Orange County Jail. "They should be looking for the suspect over at the San Diego Zoo in the orangutan section. Whoever did this was an animal."
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July 26, 1991 | JERRY HICKS
A judge said Thursday that he believes that Steven McCoy is "a pedophile, pure and simple" and will be influenced by a past incident when sentencing him today for the rape of an 11-year-old Irvine girl. Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey listened Wednesday to testimony from an 18-year-old Colton woman who said that 10 years ago McCoy sexually molested her and another girl the same age after coaxing them away from a school playground by offering them money.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1991 | MARLA CONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Claiming that he suffers from serious psychological problems, a former Beverly Hills police officer pleaded no contest Friday to raping an 11-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Irvine home last year. Steven Rush McCoy, who repeatedly denied the charges last year in a jailhouse interview, did not contest the felony counts of forcibly molesting and raping a child and burglary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1990 | KEVIN JOHNSON
A former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl was found competent to stand trial Friday. A Municipal Court jury deliberated about two hours before delivering its decision in the case involving Steven Rush McCoy. The decision was announced after conflicting testimony from two psychiatrists about McCoy's fitness to face the charges in the March 26 attack.
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November 15, 1990 | KEVIN JOHNSON
Steven Rush McCoy, a former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl, Wednesday was described as lucid and in control by two County Jail guards testifying in a hearing to determine McCoy's competency to stand trial. Sheriff's Deputy Steve Buchanan told the jury in Harbor Municipal Court in Newport Beach on Wednesday that he had been assigned a supervisory detail in the area where McCoy had been held in protective custody.
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June 2, 1990 | ROBERT PIERRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A psychiatrist reported Friday that a former Beverly Hills policeman accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl is sane and capable of standing trial for the crime. But members of the defense team for Steven Rush McCoy challenged that conclusion at a court hearing. "Mr. McCoy is not capable of intelligently assisting us in his defense," said William L. Cassidy, a defense investigator. "Mr. McCoy has a history of seducing mental health professionals with his considerable charm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 21, 1990
A former Beverly Hills police officer accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl pleaded not guilty Friday at his arraignment in Municipal Court. Steven Rush McCoy, 36, is charged with rape, sexual assault and burglary in connection with the March 26 attack. On that day, a man posing as a delivery man with a package persuaded the 11-year-old to open the door and then raped her at knifepoint inside her apartment in University Town Center, Irvine police said.
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July 26, 1991 | JERRY HICKS
A judge said Thursday that he believes that Steven McCoy is "a pedophile, pure and simple" and will be influenced by a past incident when sentencing him today for the rape of an 11-year-old Irvine girl. Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey listened Wednesday to testimony from an 18-year-old Colton woman who said that 10 years ago McCoy sexually molested her and another girl the same age after coaxing them away from a school playground by offering them money.
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April 7, 1990 | MICHAEL ASHCRAFT
A former Beverly Hills police officer who is accused of raping an 11-year-old Irvine girl planned to flee the area and change his identity, the prosecutor testified Friday. Judge Christopher W. Strople doubled bail to $500,000 in Municipal Court. The judge also continued the defendant's arraignment to April 20. Steven Rush McCoy, 36, of Irvine was arrested March 26.
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