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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - July 22, 1984, Winslow, Arizona Corp 3322 Lake City y UT 8!-ll5 THE WINSLOW dau Postage Paid at Arizona USPS 247.160 1894 Volume 91 Number 28 August 22, 1984 Copy 25 Norgaard Indicted By State Grand Jury As Investigation chwa ap the water at tiM The mam of iMt tint ii Gm email Tie wai by Ht tlw Parto aad aad 14 hy Set Tax Fox The tax rate for Navajo County and the special district tax levies within the county were set in a special session of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors held on Aug. 20. the county cenu was based on an assessed valuation of The county school equalization rate was approved at and the county secondary rate was set at on a assessed valuation of in the approved tax rates was for the Sute of Arizona on the assessed valuation of that is also the assessed valuation of College that will have a tax rate of supervisors also approved the school district tax for the 1984-83 year with the Whislow district primary rate and secondary and and Show and and and and and action during Monday's board session was to select Continues To Identify Dead badly decomposed body of a man was found off Highway 87, about 33 miles south of on Aug. 12. The body was discovered about 60 feet from the road by some people cutting They a foul odor and upon investigating they discovered the Jack Judd of the Coconino County Sheriffs Office has been conducting the Lt. Judd said an was performed on Aug. 13, and not all the test have been body remains but Judd said the Caucasian man was between 40 and 33 years stood 3*7" and weighed between 173 and 180 The who was found with his hands had been dead from two to four according to Lt. were extracted from the body and sent to the FBI in D.C. A facial reconstruction may be attempted to assist with the Judd cause of death has vet to be determined but foul play is now appears that the long investigation into the Winslow Police Department has drawn to a At least that's the word from Attorney General Bob who says the probe has been concluded unless someone comes forward with solid evidence of wrongdoing to justify reopening the end of the which has gone on for more than two was welcome It was no surprise to local observers that the probe was concluded with one final It was various allegations will now be decided in a court of where the accused will have the opportunity to Time To college costs get much anyone who can afford to go won't have and tell their side of the Then a jury will decide the fuilt or innocence of each of these the allegations made against the men were the Indictments handed down in some far less Most of the indictments involved the possible use of prison labor at the homes of one or more of the has been a long two years for the community as well as the police Certainly we are grateful to see the investigation finally coming to an few weeks ago we invited candidates for office to submit a of their background and along with a clear We are using this information to acquaint voters with the the election drawing we wish to advise the candidates who have not yet in this information that the deadline for doing so is 3 p.m. this Aug. 24. We would like to publish any remaining statements in our Aug. 29 members of the City The town was recently through voter approval to and as the new town has more than 1,300 a seven member council is to serve the a public meeting held last week in the community with Supervisor Pete Shumway and most of staff members of county manager's office a straw poll was taken of the area's residents attending the meeting as to their preference of the applications that had been received with resumes for the seven total of 18 applications had been received by the county with he residents indicating 10 names as recommendations for the Board of Supervisors to choose The council members are to serve until the city's first election is held in May of 1983. by the supervisors were Jay an B.C. a deputy Mary Ellen a resident who led the drive to incorporate the Duane a motel Richard a estate and Jane a county is to continue to provide law street improvements and administer building codes for the new community until July 1, 1983. when the city will assume iu own On Page 6 No was no Winslow City Council meeting this The council decided on Aug. 14 to hold regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the as mandated by the city Meetings on the first and third Tuesdays will be called only if their is an As for months which contain nve the council has pretty much adhered to the policy of not meeting on a fifth Tuesday of a Low Aug. 13 89 66 Aug. 16 86 66 Aug. 17 91 64 Aug. 18 83 63 Aug. 19 81 63 Aug. 20 82 61 Aug. 21 88 60 Continued sunny mornings with cloudy and with chance of The station recorded of an inch of precipitation last week bringing the year's total to 4.79. Normal to date it 4.33. Mike Sterling Norgaard last Friday became the sixth present or former Winslow police officer to be indicted as a result of a 17 month state grand jury was indicted on 14 seven counts of perjury and seven counts of false stemming from his appearance before the grand jury on Mar. 21, 1983. He is accused of lying when he denied ever having prisoner labor at his is a punishable by up to five years in prison for each while false swearing is punishable by up to two years in prison for each The latter offense may be treated as either a or a on Police Chief Frank Foley said that he plans no action at this just an it does not mean he is the chief Norgaard will remain as the jail a position he has held since 1984. arraignment has been set for Aug. 27, at 8:30 a.m. in Maricopa County Superior the indictment of a 12 year veteran of the Winslow police the investigation of the Winslow Police which lasted more than two has been according to Attorney General Bob No more indictments will be Corbin did add that if new evidence should surface the investigation may be the announcement that the investigation has been Mayor Georgia chose to make no Councilman Martin Swanty think it is simply Councilman Tommy Thompson offered his pleased the investigation is over and I hope the town can now progress first of the indictments against former Winslow police officers were handed down in 1983, and involved former Police Chief Walter Lt. Clifford Spinks and patrolman Lester all charged with perjury and false among other in connection with an alleged cover-up of a shooting incident that happened at a roadblock in 1979. Sgt. Coy Mattox and Sgt. Mike Duran were indicted in 1984. They were charged with lying about having knowledge of prisoners doing work at officer's pleaded guilty in June to one count of false swearing in return for seven other counts being He was scheduled for sentencing last Thursday but due to a conflict in Judge Robert schedule the sentencing was postponed until Sept. 14. pleaded guilty to one count of false swearing in May and he is scheduled for sentencing on Sept. 11. Started More Than Two Years Friday's announcement by Attorney General Bob Corbin concluded an investigation of the Winslow Police an investigation that lasted more than two investigation was initiated in 1982, when Mayor Georgia Metzger sent a formal to the Department of Safety requesting an investigation into charges of misconduct within the Winslow Police Metzger said that problems had arisen shortly after she took office in 1981. She Continued On Page 6 Outlines His Views Concerning Four Important Congressman John the from District 1, was the guest speaker at last Friday's monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon McCain spoke on four subjects which he felt were of vital the Indian rural the government's economic and U.S. involvement in Central Republican congressman noted that he has visited 18 of the 20 Indian reservations in Those 20 reservations comprise 27 percent of the McCain said that he has become demly involved in Indian matters and as a member of the Interior he chairs a six member task force on Indian related audience was told that approximately 40 percent of congressional legislation involves Indian the Indian tribes to achieve economic self sufficiency two things must be McCain proper educational facilities must be provided and proper medical facilities must be Many facilities on the reservations are according to Rep. noted that strides are being made to bring about these improvements and he mentioned the recent ground breaking for a high school on the Hopi McCain said not all the problems are caused by the some of the blame rests with the Indian fed that at times the Indians are reluctant to negotiate and are sometimes too militant eastern McCain cooperation is needed between the and the Indian McCain He wished more towns in Northern Arizona cooperated with the tribes as well as for rural McCain suggested that the communities in rural especially Northern its beauty and the work ethic of iu high unfortunately it is only going to the east valley and the Tucson McCain He added that to attract more high tech examples of the growth in high tech industries in the Silicon Valley in and the Boston The he is due to the proximity of universities with outstanding high tech addressing the nation's McCain credits the nation's economic recovery to President Reagan's he said the deficit is a major problem and it must be for the congressman people who feel that a tax increase is the have not looked at the recent history of McCain views the income tax system as unfair and there is a need to broaden the base and to simplify the the elections McCain said that he sees a great deal of complacency within the Republican while the we needed to upgrade our educational He have been very active and He great danger to democracy is concluded his presentation speaking about the situation in Central He said it was the least understood issue facing America United States had an without sending to help Central McCain United States needs to supply long term medical and military aid to Central American McCain Congress has budgeted an expenditure of million for El Salvador this which does not compare with the more than a billion dollars budgeted for aid to both Israel and McCain offered the Can we prevail in El don't but we can't unless we provide military and economic he
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