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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1999, Alton, Illinois Holiday house tour Residents feature their homes with pride Page Cl SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Trip through time Gift shop offers a unique holiday experience Page Dl The outlook Partly cloudy and High 59 low 45 Page D6 girls hoops Heart attack sidelines 321 50 cents December Officer accused of misconduct Mistaken identity alleged in home invasion The BARNES Darrell of South tells how he repeat ed Psalms as a police sergeant held a gun to his head and mistook him for a home The passage reads There shall no evil befall neither shall any plague come near your For He shall give His angels charge over you to keep you in all your By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff writer SOUTH ROXANA The South Roxana Police Department is investigating alleged misconduct by one of its officers during an incident of mistaken authori ties confirmed Longtime South Roxana resident Darrell said the incident occurred shortly after 10 24 when Roxana Robert Cole stopped him as he was driving to his daughters house in the 1000 block of Park Street to deliver Cole apparently was responding to a call about a male suspect in the process of committing a home Williams The problem handcuffed me and shoved a shotgun in my face and started screaming at Darrell Williams 31year South Roxana resident Cole stopped the wrong He handcuffed me and shoved a shotgun in my face and started screaming at Williams said about the sur prise encounter on Thanksgiving Ive lived in this community for 31 and I tried to tell him he had the wrong but Cole wouldnt listen to Williams grown daughter and his granddaughter came outside when they heard the he They also told Cole he had the wrong but to no Still holding his Cole ordered my daughter and granddaughter back inside their Williams They were As the case of mistaken identity the actual home invasion was taking place in the 200 blockv6f Illinois less than three blocks from where Williams was The real Darrell of a crowbar and a shotgun afld was returning to the same res idence for the second time that according to charges filed Monday in Madison County Circuit Ralston was charged with home inva and his bond was set at He remained at large South Roxana Dennis Carpenter said he per sonally is conducting an inves tigation of the incident involv ing Cole and Because See Page A7 Farewell to fire chief The BARNES I I1O I OfJl IVim IVIi The hearse carrying the casket of former Edwardsville Fire Chief Steven Deist passes under the flag in front of the Edwardsville Fire Departments Station 1 on Main Street during the funeral procession for who died Saturday evening at theage of Page Two vie to succeed Keshner Meehan seek seat on circuit bench By SANFORD SCHMIDT Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Democrats contested race for the nomination for the cir cuit judge vacancy created by the death of Lawrence Former Associate Judge Ann a Troy has taken out nominating petitions for the seat in the 3rd Judicial as former Associate Judge Michael MeehanVa Democrat from On the Illinois Supreme Cjoyrb appointed Callis to Keshners vacant seat the circuit bench for one Some observers said the appointment represents a significant inside track to getting the nomination iwitfr the support of the countys majority party a victory in observers there may be several more includ ing a race on the Republican The March primary winners will face each other in the November general Chief Associate Judge Randall who many considered a logical successor to See Page AT quits county posts Eligible for enhanced retirement benefits iyfSANFORD SCHMIDT staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Madison County Board mem ber Don Rea has applied for retirement benefits from both his board post and the Nameoki Township street superintendent job he has held for only six See Page A7 Good Morning Bulletin Classifieds C6 C4 AS Shimchick Television Trailblazers bring home soccer title LCCCs first national championship By ANGELA MUELLER Telegraph staff writer GODFREY Four red pickup trucks carried Lewis and Clark Community Colleges national championship womens soccer team in a parade across the college campus The trucks horns students and faculty members Their team had returned to campus honored as and for the way in which they The Trailblazers brought home the National Junior College Athletic Association soccer title from last The team also was awarded the tournaments sportsmanship See Page A7 The BADMAty Members of the national championship Trailblazers soccer team jump from a motorcade and head for a ceremony Wednesday ct Lewis Clark Community College in t Its Something New Watch for Remax Riverbend on 2375B Homer Adams Alton 4625300
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