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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | April 22, 1991
An Annapolis contractor has told a federal jury that he provided the U.S. Naval Academy's former public works officer with appliances, lawn mowers, gasoline, a rental car and other items, and was never repaid throughout their four-year relationship.The contractor, Carroll R. Dunton, also testified that he bought $25,000 worth of Amway products from the officer, Capt. James E. Weston. But Dunton said he never got much of the Amway merchandise that Weston insisted he should order.Dunton said he never asked the captain for refunds or repayments because "I didn't want to lose work at the Naval Academy," which amounted to about 90 percent of his company's business.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | April 22, 1991
An Annapolis contractor has told a federal jury that he provided the U.S. Naval Academy's former public works officer with appliances, lawn mowers, gasoline, a rental car and other items, and was never repaid throughout their four-year relationship.The contractor, Carroll R. Dunton, also testified that he bought $25,000 worth ofAmway products from the officer, Capt. James E. Weston. But Dunton said he never got much of the Amway merchandise that Weston insisted he should order.Dunton said he never asked the captain for refunds or repayments because "I didn't want to lose work at the Naval Academy," which amounted to about 90 percent of his company's business.
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August 11, 2003
On August 9, 2003, BEULAH EVELYN MANSER; (nee Potter); beloved wife of the late Henry W. Manser; loving mother of Dianne L. Dunton and the late Donald W. Manser, Sr., dear grandmother of Shelly and Scott Dunton and Donald Jr., David, and Daniel Manser; cherished mother-in-law of Helene Manser. Also survived by fourteen great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Avenue, on Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 10 A.M. at the Church of the Holy Apostles, Arbutus.
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December 17, 1996
Three Brooklyn Park residents were robbed, and one of them was pistol-whipped, as they walked along Hillcrest Avenue on Sunday, county police said yesterday.Alan W. Schmidt-Dunton, 25, was treated at Harbor Hospital Center for head injuries received in the attack and released.Schmidt-Dunton told police that he and his friends, Daniel W. Leavitt and Christine Marie Zimmerman, both 20, were walking along Hillcrest Avenue near 4th Street just after 11 p.m. when they saw three men behind them.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | November 15, 1990
Sometime in mid-July 1985, federal prosecutors say, Eugene E. Hook called Annapolis contractor Carroll R. Dunton from the Naval Academy and told him that Capt. James E. Weston, the institution's new public works director, wanted a washer and dryer for his home on Upshur Road.Dunton had a foothold on lucrative construction contracts at the academy. He sensed that mega-business might be at stake. He became a willing participant in the shakedown.By then, Dunton knew how to play the game. In 1984, he had bribed Annapolis Housing Director Arthur S. Strissel Jr. with custom home plumbing to get a profitable gas meter contract at several city housing projects.
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By Los Angeles Times | September 8, 1994
LOS ANGELES -- A man who says he gave prosecutors a tip in the O. J. Simpson double-murder case and now fears for his life was jailed yesterday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Mr. Simpson's friend, Al Cowlings.John Michael Dunton was arrested in the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Stephen Czuleger, who found him in contempt last week after Mr. Dunton responded to a grand jury subpoena but refused to answer questions.Mr. Dunton's lawyer, Robert D. Rentzer, said afterward that Mr. Dunton is willing to stay jailed for the 10 months that remain in the grand jury term rather than divulge information that he was assured would be kept secret.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | May 17, 1991
Annapolis contractor Carroll R. Dunton has been fined $25,000 and sentenced to six months in a halfway house for bribing an Annapolis housing official and a Naval Academy public works officer in return for lucrative federal construction contracts.Judge John R. Hargrove also imposed three years of probation on Dunton on a suspended prison sentence yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.Dunton, 65, an owner of Dunton Contracting Co., bribed Arthur G. Strissel Jr., former executive director of the Annapolis Housing Authority, with custom plumbing and other items for his home, and gave numerous illegal gratuities to Navy Capt.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | May 16, 1991
A federal judge today fined contractor Carroll R. Dunton $25,000 and sentenced him to six months in a halfway house for bribing an Annapolis housing director and a Naval Academy public works officer in order to get lucrative construction and repair contracts.Judge John R. Hargrove, in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, also imposed three years of probation on Dunton, 65, of Annapolis, on a suspended prison sentence."There was greed on both sides," Hargrove told Dunton. "You weren't exactly innocent.
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By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Anne Arundel Bureau of The Sun | November 15, 1990
A federal grand jury in Baltimore indicted a former public works officer with the U.S. Naval Academy yesterday on charges that he used his position to ensure favorable treatment of an Annapolis-area contractor in return for more than $20,000 in cash and merchandise.James E. Weston, 47, a retired Navy captain who lives in Henderson, Nev., was charged with conspiracy, obstruction of justice and five counts of bribery in the 14-page indictment. The seven charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and $750,000 in fines.
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By Jean Marbella and Jean Marbella,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | August 27, 1998
DUCK, N.C. -- To the north, military ships and aircraft were fleeing their bases to escape Bonnie's whirling gyre of water and wind. To the south, the spindly beach houses that usually welcome a steady stream of renters all summer were ghostly in their emptiness.But Pop Scarborough was holding his ground. The 94-year-old has lost count of how many hurricanes have come and gone over the years, and he was ignoring both the official evacuation order and the pleas of his children to leave his home here on the northern end of the Outer Banks.
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November 2, 1997
CollegeLiberty: Announced that basketball coach Jeff Meyer has accepted position as assistant to president. Promoted Randy Dunton to interim coach.HockeyBruins: Recalled D Dean Chynoweth and RW Kirk Nielsen from AHL Providence.Canucks: Recalled D Chris McAllister from AHL Syracuse.Hurricanes: Assigned D Steve Halko to AHL New Haven.SoccerImpact (NPSL): Signed former Maryland Bays D Jean Harbor.Pub Date: 11/02/97
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December 17, 1996
Three Brooklyn Park residents were robbed, and one of them was pistol-whipped, as they walked along Hillcrest Avenue on Sunday, county police said yesterday.Alan W. Schmidt-Dunton, 25, was treated at Harbor Hospital Center for head injuries received in the attack and released.Schmidt-Dunton told police that he and his friends, Daniel W. Leavitt and Christine Marie Zimmerman, both 20, were walking along Hillcrest Avenue near 4th Street just after 11 p.m. when they saw three men behind them.
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,Sun Staff Writer | September 12, 1994
Before Bertha Dunton was buried last month, her family and close friends were escorted into a small conference room at the William C. Brown Community Funeral Home in the 1200 block of W. North Ave.With the simple wooden casket downstairs and mourners waiting on the sidewalk for nearly an hour, Ms. Dunton's only child, Henry, and her two closest friends debated with officials of the funeral home and cemetery over funeral and burial contracts laden with itemized...
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By Los Angeles Times | September 8, 1994
LOS ANGELES -- A man who says he gave prosecutors a tip in the O. J. Simpson double-murder case and now fears for his life was jailed yesterday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Mr. Simpson's friend, Al Cowlings.John Michael Dunton was arrested in the courtroom of Superior Court Judge Stephen Czuleger, who found him in contempt last week after Mr. Dunton responded to a grand jury subpoena but refused to answer questions.Mr. Dunton's lawyer, Robert D. Rentzer, said afterward that Mr. Dunton is willing to stay jailed for the 10 months that remain in the grand jury term rather than divulge information that he was assured would be kept secret.
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By Stephen Wigler and Stephen Wigler,Sun Music Critic | February 21, 1994
Sitting through "Ligeia" is like coming down with the flu. A listener feels alternating chills and fever, along with patches of incoherent overload that leave his senses reeling.This new opera, by composer Augusta Read Thomas and librettist Leslie Dunton-Downer, based on the Edgar Allan Poe tale of the same name, was unveiled yesterday at the Peabody Conservatory. "Ligeia," which was commissioned by the cellist-conductor Mstislav Rostropovich for the 1994 Evian Music Festival in France, is still a work in progress, and one suspects (and hopes)
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | April 24, 1991
A former U.S. Naval Academy official has told a federal jury that he lied to investigators to protect his former boss, Capt. James E. Weston, in an investigation of alleged contract corruption during Weston's tour as the academy's public works officer.Eugene E. Hook, a former academy construction official who worked under Weston, testified yesterday that he told FBI and Naval Investigative Service agents that he had paid $900 to contractor Carroll Dunton for a washer and dryer delivered to Weston's wife, Mary, at the captain's home at the academy in 1985.
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August 11, 2003
On August 9, 2003, BEULAH EVELYN MANSER; (nee Potter); beloved wife of the late Henry W. Manser; loving mother of Dianne L. Dunton and the late Donald W. Manser, Sr., dear grandmother of Shelly and Scott Dunton and Donald Jr., David, and Daniel Manser; cherished mother-in-law of Helene Manser. Also survived by fourteen great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4107 Wilkens Avenue, on Monday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 10 A.M. at the Church of the Holy Apostles, Arbutus.
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By Jerry Jackson and Jerry Jackson,Orlando Sentinel | January 16, 1994
When Loren Dunton, president of the National Center for Financial Education, travels by air, he doesn't worry about searching for the best airline ticket deal.Mr. Dunton, 76, uses his Continental Airlines Freedom Passport for people 62 and older."My wife and I never could have afforded the amount of travel we have enjoyed without it," says Mr. Dunton.Air-fare discounts for people 62 and older have been around for many years in different forms. But in the past year a number of airlines have crafted new senior discount deals or beefed up their previous plans with new options.
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By Kelly Gilbert and Kelly Gilbert,Evening Sun Staff | May 17, 1991
Annapolis contractor Carroll R. Dunton has been fined $25,000 and sentenced to six months in a halfway house for bribing an Annapolis housing official and a Naval Academy public works officer in return for lucrative federal construction contracts.Judge John R. Hargrove also imposed three years of probation on Dunton on a suspended prison sentence yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.Dunton, 65, an owner of Dunton Contracting Co., bribed Arthur G. Strissel Jr., former executive director of the Annapolis Housing Authority, with custom plumbing and other items for his home, and gave numerous illegal gratuities to Navy Capt.
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