Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 18, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 18, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Itapiils Uazclln: Frl., October 18, 191 Magistrate Court Five Dismissed Charges against five persons were dismissed in magistrate's court. Charges of possession of con- trolled substance against James Melvin, who gave a northwest address when arrested; Mal- colm Mitchell, who gave a Tama address, and Wayne Davis, gave an Arkansas address, were dismissed Tues- day when they successfully completed probationary time. Melvin was charged with pos- session of marijuana July 17, 1973; Mitchell with possession Aug. 4, 1973, and Davis with possession Nov. 26. A charge of malicious injury to a building against Brian Les- mcister, no address, was dis- missed Tuesday on request of Ihe complaining witness. He was charged with damaging the Hardee's Hamburger building, 1519 Sixth street SW, Sept. 13. A charge of false uttering of a check against Jerry Spooner 824 Fifteenth street SE, was dis- missed in magistrate's court in the interest of justice. He was charged with writing a bad check for to the A while' 2G27 strcc NE_ was Wcdncsda. following a preliminary hearing He was charged with resisting arrest Sept. 29. Russell F i s h c 1 1, jr., route three, Marion, was bound over to the grand jury following preliminary hearing Thursday He is charged with resisting Gene Parks, a Linn county dep- uty sheriff, on Sept. 28. 4 Accused of Drunk Driving Four persons appeared in magistrate's court on charges of drunk driving. The charge against Leslie no address, was dis- missed Thursday on a motion of tho state. He was arrested Sept. 28. and P food store Aug. 12. Blind Woman's Charge Against Firm Dismissed A charge of failure to provide equal accommodations brought against the Ced-Rel Supper club by a Cedar Rapids woman who is blind has been dismissed in magistrate's court. Debra goto, 2263 C street SW had brought the action agains Robert Snyder, route one, Cedai Rapids. The case involved seating o the plaintiff who entered the restaurant with her Seeing-Eye dog and was told she woulc have to move to a different table. According to court records, The charge aganst Lucille Matney, who gave a southwest side address when arrested, was dismissed Wednesday. She was arrested June Ronald Lutz, 256 Thirty-fifth street SE, waived a preliminary hearing Thursday and was bound over to the grand jury. He was arrested Sept. 21. Filed Igainsi Carlton Carlson, 1444 Bever avenue SE, pled guilty Thursday and was fined 5300 and costs. He was arrested Aug. 22. the complaining witness and the defendant discussed the charge ''and misunderstanding sur- rounding and that the com- plainant no prosecute. longer desires to C. R. Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny Kenneth W. Hill, 182 Four- teenth SW, pled guilty in magistrate's court to an amend- ed charge of larceny less than and was given a six day jail sentence with credit given for time served. He was charged with taking six city parking meters on Sept. 2 Appear in Court On Drug Charges Two persons appeared in magislrale's court on charges of jossession of controlled sub- stance. The charge against Donalc Lnenicka, who gave an low, City address when arrested, was dismissed Tuesday. He was charged with possession oi marijuana July Floyd Latta, no address, waived a preliminary hearing Thursday and was bound over to Ihe grand jury. He is charged with possession of marijuana and hashish and possession with intent to deliver Oct. 11. 3rd Offense Drunk Driving Charged Lester Bizek, no address, was bound over to the grand jury Ti Juosday in magistrate'; following a preliminary hearing on a charge of third offense drunk driving, lie was arrested Oct. 1. Held to Grand Jury On Breakin Charge .Virginia Meyers, 167 Sixteenth avenue SW, was bound over to the grand jury following a pre- liminary hearing Monday in magistrate's court on a charge of breaking and entering. She is charged in connection .vilh the Sept. 22 breakin at the residence of Tom Losecli, 1638 Park Towne lane NE. Pair Appear on Resisting Counts Two persons appeared magistrate's court on charges of resisting execution of process. The charge against Edward Charge Against Woman Dismissed A charge of contributing to .he delinquency of a minor against Audrey Huber, 4101 Six- .cenlh avenue SW, was dis- missed on a motion of the state Thursday in magistrate's court. She was charged in connec- ion with a Sept. 14 incident. Woman Sentenced On Weapon Charge Bertha Mae SyKcs, 21, of 2271 C street SW, was given a sus- pended scnlence in Linn district court Thursday for carrying a concealed weapon. Judge Ansel Chapman sen- tenced her to five years in the women's reformatory at Rock- well City, suspended tho sen- tence, and placed her on proba- tion lo the Bureau of Adult Cor- rections. She had pled guilty to having a .25 caliber automatic pistol in her car on July 12. A suit asking in dm ages from nine physicians f alleged failure lo properly Ire a leg infection was filed Frid; n Linn district court. Janet Meschcr named as cl 'endants in her suit Jam lood, Stuart J. McQuiston, ai iVhcalcn Koontz, all of Ccdt iapids, and Michael Bonfigli Uartin Sands, Eddie G. Bcng .aurencc Norby, and Ban Iherman, of Iowa City. Mrs. Meschcr's petition stale hat the Cedar Rapids doctoi lad treated her in October, 197: or what they diagnosed as jroken blood vessel in her leg. Pain Persisted When pain persisted an pread to her foot, she was ars were negligent in failing ti diagnose the condition properly in prescribing superficial treat ment, and in failing to identify isolate, and treat the basi source of the infection. Mrs. Meschcr claimed that at a result of the alleged improper treatmemt, she suffered pair and mental anguish and was ad milted to psychiatric 'hospital ir Iowa City in May, 1973, for fear of having her foot amputated. She also said she will be un- abie to work as a licensed prac- tical nurse and was unable to adopt a child because of the health problem. Man Charged with Indecent Behavior Douglas R. Vogel, 27, of 840 Fifteenth slrect SE, was charged Thursday with indecent behavior and resisting an of- ficer. Vogel was arrested in the 1400 block of B avenue NE at 8 p.m. after police received a com- jlaint thai a man exposed him- self to a 15-year-old girl who lives nearby. When officers checked the neighborhood, they found Vogel Behind a house at 1423 B avenue He later allegedly jumped out of a squad car and ran from officers who atlempled lo ques- tion him. Police said Vogel. who was not carrying any identification. ;avc them a false name when 'irst questioned. Vogel was taken to the county ail on bond on each charge. Kidnap (Continued from Page 1.) spotted the car at a.m. Friday .traveling west on high- way 30. Officers said the car immediately sped up. Officers were not sure who was driving the car at the time it was firs spolled. Spiker Gets 3 Years for Bank Robbery George Kdward Spiker, now serving a 20-year term in Kurt JLeavcnwortli for robberies in II- 'linois and Wisconsin, Friday Police reported chasing lwo prison _. .terms bv U.S. District Judge was car at speeds of between 55 and j [w. 90 miles per hour. When the car passed through he Newhall area, the youth ap- jarenlly forced Mrs. Novak 'rom the vehicle. Authorities did not discover ience until ended. Mrs. Novak's ab- aftcr the chase Iowa crimes. Wednesday. Stella Davidson Dies, Services Are Monday CENTRAL Cl'I'V Stella Davidson, 92, a resident of Cen- tral City for llti years, died Thursday at McAllen, Texas, where she had resided the last Iowa Leads Nation in Rent Assistance Approval DICS M01NKS, T Some million annual gov-s" six years. Born July 10, (nil Cily, .she March (i, 1902, at Central Cily to was married hi- IIUD approvals in Iowa far Ihis jviir, he said, in- lo construction of 751) new s, substantial II! iniils. anil iliiiK liousinii, for a total of units. Smith .said many of the Iowa nr K-insas'communilii's involved in the re- Methodist church. hlmci Iv snnlli 01 Kansas nnmr-mi Surviving are a son, Maurice'city, regional IIUD director forced HUH piog.am, pledlDavidson, McAllen, and two Iowa, Nebraska, ,u Duvelopmu I s