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Dalton committed to state mental hospital

Original post made on Aug 25, 2008

James Francis Dalton, accused of killing his brother with a kitchen knife in July 2007 in the Palo Alto home the two shared with their mother, has been committed to a state mental hospital.

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Posted by Maria
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:38 pm

I hope this person can be helped with hospitalization. He obviously had an excellent attorney. I've heard good things about Andrea Ambrosio who represented him.

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Posted by pajd
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:50 pm

i question the skill of the attorney as the guy has essentially got a life sentence, he would have the the same outcome with a public defender. How did his attorney add value?

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Posted by ex wife
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Oct 28, 2008 at 4:54 am

Crazy---yes like a fox. He was never diagnosed as schizophrenic early on in his life. He is an A-! manipulator and wife beater and molested his own children. Get real people, put the crying towels away. he tried to convince me I was crazy for 16yrs. Didn't work. A lot of facts are hidden. he was kicked out of his home here because his elder daughter turned him in for molesting. He has slept with his sister Jeannie and Saundra, men and women and kids. Crazy no-------sexually sick yes. if you look further he raped an Alzheimer's patient in her 80's and laughed about it when caught in the act. He was molested by his own mom and she was molested by her dad. Jay's Grandmother AND Great Grandmother told me in front of him. He also molested a mentally challenged male, son of a girlfriend. His whole family hides truths as does my daughter. After he was kicked out I graduated with honors from Law Enforcement and state Cleet. Not bad for a 'crazy person'. Put away the crying towels, he knew what he was doing. He was big brat who if he didn't get his way got even physically. He did belong in jail. There are MANY other crimes he did and got away with like stealing from neighbors and pals like a quilt from Lee Brown and odds and ends from people's homes when we visited and selling and buying cocaine from Fleetwood inc in NY City where he worked. I made him turn himself in for that to his bosses. Boo-hoo. Stop crying for criminals and think of the victims. Carol

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Posted by exwife
a resident of another community
on Oct 28, 2008 at 4:58 am

PS: He did not go to psychiatrist at 18!!!!!! That is not true at all. At 18 he was in Ct where I met him. Don't believe it. I knew him the entire year.

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Posted by Steve Jarrett
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on May 8, 2009 at 10:51 pm

Woman...You Crazy!

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