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August 1, 1995 | DOUGLAS ALGER
A series of undercover stings by the California Bureau of Automotive Repair has resulted in criminal charges against operators of a pair of Valley mechanic shops. Ramiro O. Acuna of Pacoima, owner of Advance Transmission in North Hollywood, pleaded no contest Monday to one count of theft. Acuna, 42, was ordered to pay $1,350 and perform 15 days of community service. He was also placed on three years probation.
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December 4, 2000 | ERIKA HAYASAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Delia Sarracino and Joyace Kizuka stood on the corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Soto Street for 45 minutes Saturday waving and jumping as they tried to hail a taxi. After nine passed, with the drivers glancing at the pair suspiciously, a white van with taxi markings pulled over at the Los Angeles intersection. Across the street, state Department of Transportation Officer Jo Ann Frampton radioed to reserve police Officer John Hynes, "We have a nibble, stand by." "Are you a taxicab?"
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 4, 2000 | ERIKA HAYASAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Delia Sarracino and Joyace Kizuka stood on the corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Soto Street for 45 minutes Saturday waving and jumping as they tried to hail a taxi. After nine passed, with the drivers glancing at the pair suspiciously, a white van with taxi markings pulled over at the Los Angeles intersection. Across the street, state Department of Transportation Officer Jo Ann Frampton radioed to reserve police Officer John Hynes, "We have a nibble, stand by." "Are you a taxicab?"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1995 | DOUGLAS ALGER
A series of undercover stings by the California Bureau of Automotive Repair has resulted in criminal charges against operators of a pair of Valley mechanic shops. Ramiro O. Acuna of Pacoima, owner of Advance Transmission in North Hollywood, pleaded no contest Monday to one count of theft. Acuna, 42, was ordered to pay $1,350 and perform 15 days of community service. He was also placed on three years probation.
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February 15, 1988 | LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writer
A black Hawthorne police sergeant who heads a coalition of police officers fighting discrimination in local police departments is mounting his own brand of undercover "sting" operations against Los Angeles-area officers he claims harass minorities. Sgt.
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