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October 16, 1999 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Two men were arrested Friday morning after authorities searched an apartment and found more than $5,000 worth of stolen property, clothes, credit cards and checks, officials said. Christopher Warner, 40, of Agoura and Stephen Stevens, 25, of Thousand Oaks were taken into custody about 10 a.m. on suspicion of burglary, forgery and possession of stolen property, said Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Tusi. By late Friday night, Warner remained jailed on $15,000 bail and Stevens had been released.
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March 7, 1990 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A South El Monte electrician who thought a neighboring business seemed suspicious led Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies to a warehouse where $500,000 in stolen goods was seized and 15 people were arrested, officers said Tuesday. Most of the merchandise, which ranged from refrigerators to picnic tables to cans of tuna, was still packaged and appeared to have been taken from the storerooms of several San Gabriel Valley businesses, deputies said.
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April 17, 1993 | BARBARA MURPHY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A Newbury Park man once charged with the arson of a Thousand Oaks comic-book store was placed on probation Friday for an unrelated felony conviction of possessing stolen property. Christopher David Nagano, 21, will not have to spend any more time in jail if he obeys the terms of his probation for the next three years, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Allan L. Steele said. Nagano spent 31 days in custody after his arrest in November. He initially was arrested on suspicion of arson in the Sept.
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June 17, 1994 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The party's over, at least until Tuesday, for Victoria Sellers, the nightclub-hopping, celebrity progeny and longtime gal pal of alleged Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss. An irate Van Nuys Municipal Court judge, observing that "Miss Sellers has about as much interest in complying with the orders of this court as does a cat," ordered her jailed Thursday without bail after Sellers failed to show up this week for police booking on a charge of receiving stolen property. Judge Michael S.
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November 27, 1994 | MARK STRODER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Covina Charter Oak High running back Michael Graham was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with suspicion of receiving stolen property, The Times has learned. Graham, 16, was arrested on the Charter Oak campus at 11:48 a.m., a spokesperson for the Covina Police Department said. He was released Wednesday in the custody of his parents. Police said the case will be forwarded to the Los Angeles County Juvenile Probation Department for further investigation.
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March 20, 1997 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the better part of a year, the GSR electronics shop in a tan stucco Hawaiian Gardens strip mall blended in with its surroundings, tucked neatly between a thrift store and a Hallmark card shop. Sure, its owners kept odd hours and seemed to draw a peculiar clientele, but they never made any trouble.
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June 22, 1994 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wearing a wrinkled shift and jacket with the downscale "LA County Jail" label, celebrity offspring Victoria Sellers took the witness stand in Municipal Court on Tuesday and said five days at Sybil Brand Institute had taught her a lesson. She promised to obey the court if she were granted low bail. She shed a tear or two. But Judge Michael S. Luros was unmoved.
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April 13, 1994 | SHAWN HUBLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A reputed San Pedro gang member charged with the execution-style murders of two Marymount College students from Japan pleaded not guilty Tuesday, as did his alleged accomplice in the high-profile case. Raymond Oscar (Mugsy) Butler, 18, appeared in shackles and street clothes for his arraignment before Long Beach Municipal Judge James B. Pierce, authorities said.
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September 21, 1990 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man arrested by Torrance detectives on suspicion of robbing two attorneys may be linked to a series of Rolex watch robberies throughout the county, police said Thursday. Police said they also have arrested a Los Angeles jeweler in connection with the case and confiscated 91 watches from his store, including 11 Rolexes.
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October 27, 1991 | EDWARD HUMES, Edward Humes is a Los Angeles journalist and author of "Buried Secrets." His book on the Leasure case will be published next year by Dutton. and
ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE LOS ANGELES County Jail sits a special, 90-inmate section commonly called "7,000." Also known as "High Power," the section is the jail's celebrity wing, the protective-custody unit where professional athletes, movie stars and television actors end up when they are accused of crimes and can't make bail.
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