Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 11, 1974, Page 10

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette July 11, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa BUY ALL ' THREE AND SAVE JO The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thins., July ll, 1971 Size of Indictments Reason for Delay By Roland Krekeler Special Prosecutor Garry Woodward kept referring to paper work as one reason why the report of the grand jury investigating the police department was delayed from day to day. Some idea of what he meant became clear Wednesday when the report and indictments handed down late Tuesday afternoon became public. The indictments against six present and former police officers, centering around alleged perjury concerning other officers, turned out to be a total of 255 pages, 249 of them outlining the charges and giving extensive quotations containing alleged perjury. One page of each of the indictments listed the counts in the indictment, listed the witnesses who were examined before the grand jury before the indictment was returned and set the bail. Not the End The total of 255 pages made public does not end the paper work involved in the report. In addition there were an unspecified number of pages summarizing the testimony of the witnesses. Those pages, kept secret except for those who are parties to the case, appeared to be about equal in number to the pages that were made public. The two lengthiest indictments are against Public Safety Commissioner James Steinbeck, a former detective, and Kenneth Millsap, a detective until he was suspended after being indicted. Millsap’s indictment is 95 pages long, including the sum- ternary page, and Steinbeck’s is 90. ments are members of the grand jury. Although this is not common, it is easily explained by the fact that the charges center around alleged perjury before the grand jury. Also listed as a witness is County Atty. William Faches. He would be needed as a witness since some of the perjury charges involve sworn testimony to him during an earlier investigation of the police department. Won’t Prosecute His being listed as a witness precludes his prosecuting the cases. It is believed members of his staff also will not be involved in the prosecution and that Woodward or some other member of the attorney general’s staff will be in charge of the prosecution. The general report of the grand jury is four pages long. The pages are typed double space on legal size paper. The unusual length of the indictments, especially the inclu- kged pcrjur^'ha^S'at'ieast Joint County Receives Handicapped Aid Grant!Nameless Man Gazette Reoorter Roland Krekeler is shown here with the 255 pages of indictments agai lice officers, just before he read through the indictments Wednesday for a story on the gra —Gazette Photo tv John Vclvor nst six present and former pond jury report. Fryer Handed Over To Iowa Authorities SIOUX CITY (AP) - One of three brothers charged in connection with a quadruple murder in northwest Iowa has been returned from Wyoming whcfc he fled after his escape from an Iowa jail. James Fryer, 21, Sioux Falls, S 0., will be turned over to Iowa authorities by the federal government, said Asst. U.S. Atty. Robert Sikma. He said such action would bt1 interfere with the federal case against Fryer. Fryer appeared before U.S. Magistrate David Blair in federal court in Sioux City Wednesday night for a preliminary commitment order. The appearance was in connection with a federal charge of interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle, which was filed against James Fryer and his brother. Allen Fryer, 30. Power Outages Reported in Linn County Parts of Cedar Rapids and Marion and the areas of Hiawatha, Springville, Whittier, Stone City and Center Point were without electrical power for varying periods of time Wednesday afternoon and evening. A spokesman for Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. said most of the outages were due to lightning strikes. “It was a quite severe electrical storm,” said the Iowa Electric spokesman. He said the outages began about 3:30 p.m., and that power had been restored to most areas by 7 p.m. In most cases, he said, the outage lasted for about an hour. P^erver conclude that \ $30,347 federal grant haslepsy, or other central neurolo triaf at* the conclusion “f the h**" rcccivcd by lhe Jointjsical diflUcuities. Persons of    all reading of the indictment.    County School system to fund an    ages will be served, as long    as ——- advocacy program to help han-    the disability appeared before Sherman Heads C. R.    •eaH)ed persons.    ,ha age of >«■ • Chiropractic District grant nnder the Develop r    mental Disabilities Act, covers    Legion Auxiliary Dr. Thomas Sherman, Ilia-:the one-year period beginning    Tells    Scholarships Watha, has been elected pres-; July I ident of the Cedar Rapids dis- The advocacy program’s func-1 Four children of Cedar Rapids trict of the Iowa Chiropractic tions will be to aid handicapped!military veterans have received imorn*n£’ **ad not been iden- Faces Charge IOWA CITY — Iowa city’s “mystery man” has now been charged with assault. Sunday afternoon a passerby notice a man’s legs sticking out from a bush near Ridge road in Iowa City. That man, as of Thursday society. Other new officers include Dr. C. D. Valentine, Cedar Rapids, vice-president; and Dr. Hoyt Thomas, Cedar Rapids, secre- persons in securing whateverL_hn,    J    tified. The man remains in fair services they need, to help iden-    ^    I condition at University hospitals tify and refer handicapped per-j £10n auxi‘iary Hanford unit an(j has not spoken coherently sons who are not now being!number five.    to officers who attempted to served, to provide assistance to I Awarded $300 scholarships question him. Second Breakin at Independence Business INDEPENDENCE - The Bu c h a n a n County Cooperative Assn. Wednesday night was broken into for the second time in a month. In the latest incident, about $25 was taken from the cash drawer and soft drink machine. Entry, gained by breaking the glass in the front door, was discovered by a patrolman shortly after midnight. tary-treasurer and state direc- var ious volunteer agencies were Cynthia Williamson, route! However, a woman has aile* working for the handicapped,!^ and Margaret BufhnelI? gedly identified him as the man 1612 Fifth avenue SE. Both will attemPted atta<* her Others Indicted DUBUQUE - I and to increase public aware- Hits House    |ness of the needs of the barn-- ™    77“    "‘“ISunday morning. A guard has A mail truck; d*caPPed-    ' attend the University of North-jnow ^en pjace(j outside the ..    ...    .1    j    •    u    T^i ^    The    program    will    operate    on    alem    Iowa    in    the fall.    iman’sroom Also indicted are Asst. Chief    Etor Gust*    St„ all ..ven I Receiving    *00 awards were “7 assault were filed btrawDerry mnt, went out 01 counties rn Area IO.    |John Oujiri, 1709 First street hv Tfma ritv nftlif,_ Thursday control Wednesday and struck Similar services were per-jSW, and Terrance Donnelly, LL :    p    EJy    th^    I the Robert Gummer house at formed in the past by Develop-12040 A avenue NE. Oujiri is a se- still not‘sure what caused the Contract Awarded E D G E W OOD - Woodbury Construction Co., Sioux City, has been awarded the $201,000; contract to pave 20 blocks of city street. The three-week project is scheduled to start next week. Wallace Johnson, and Detectives Darwin Ammeter, Robert Manchester and Donald Ros-dail. They also have been suspended. Steinbeck remains in office. Richardsville near here. Although both the house and truck Among the witnesses listed on were extensively damaged, the summary page of the indict- there were no injuries. mental Disabilities, Inc.    Inior at the University of Iowa|man, imjuries on the UDDer The handicapped persons school of medicine, and Donnel-L^y    ^ served will be those han- Iy is a senior in the physical! jdicapped as a result of mental|therapy department at the Uni-!- Iretardation, cerebral palsy, epi- versity of Iowa DR. CRAVEN . DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TO DENTURE WORK 113 I ti Av*. SE, Cedar Rapids, I*. 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  • Allen Fryer
  • C. D. Valentine
  • Cynthia Williamson
  • David Blair
  • Detectives Darwin Ammeter
  • Garry Woodward
  • Gazette Reoorter Roland Krekeler
  • Hoyt Thomas
  • James Fryer
  • James Steinbeck
  • John Oujiri
  • John Vclvor
  • Kenneth Millsap
  • Robert Gummer
  • Robert Manchester
  • Robert Sikma
  • Terrance Donnelly
  • Thomas Sherman
  • Wallace Johnson
  • William Faches

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: July 11, 1974

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