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New Mexican (Newspaper) - July 25, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE Locally owned and independent Serving New Mexico for 156 years MONDAY JULY 25 2005 FIFTY CENTS Amber Alert called off baby found Two charged with kidnapping after failing to return infant to mother The Associated Press CROWNPOINT A couple entrusted with a 2weekold infant by his mother in Santa Fe have been charged with kidnapping for failing to return the baby after more than 24 hours according to state police State police issued an Amber Alert on Saturday evening to find Terrance Montoya of Albuquerque The child who was handed over to authorities late Saturday about two hours after the alert was issued was in good condition and there was no evidence of abuse state police spokesman Jimmy Glascock said Glascock said Sunday that he did not know whether the infant had been returned to his mother Evette Larsen of Albuquerque Stephanie Pecos 30 of Albu querque turned herself in to Navajo Nation police in Crown point and handed over the baby Her boyfriend Ronald Billy 35 of Albuquerque was arrested early Sunday Billy and Pecos are charged with kidnapping and car theft accord ing to the news release Larsen had asked Pecos to look after the baby Friday morn ing while the mother went to an appointment at a Santa Fe court house It appears mother and son originally became separated in Santa Glascock said While the mother was attending her busi ness in District Court Pecos and Billy were going to be watching the The couple left in her car saying they were going to run an errand with the child a news release said Larsen told police she waited at the courthouse but the couple never returned for her At 3 Saturday she reported the infant missing and her car sto len the release said Please seeAMBER PageA6 VIVE LANCE Armstrong bids adieu with style wins seventh straight Tour Trie Associated Press Lance Armstrong holds the winners trophy during Tour de Frances closing ceremonies on the Avenue des ChampsElysees in Paris The Associated Press PARIS One last time The StarSpangled Ban ner rang out over the ChampsElysees in honor of Lance Armstrong One last time on the podium against the backdrop of the Arc de Triomphe the cancer survivor who became the greatest cyclist in Tour de France history slipped into the leaders yellow jersey Sunday This time it was the winners jersey for an unprecedented seventh con secutive year in the worlds most grueling race He held his yellow cap over his heart as the American Inside anthem played and Coverage his twin 3yearold of the Tours daughters Grace and final stage isabelle wore match Sports Bi ing yellow dresses Vive le Tour For Armstrong said Vive Lance the oncebutnot future champion It was the end of Armstrongs amazing career and in retiring a winner he achieved a rare feat in sports going out on top He said his decision was final and he walks away with no regrets Im Armstrong told a motorcycleborne TV reporter as he rode a victory lap of the Champs Elysees waving to the crowds and accompanied by another rider wav ing the Stars and Stripes But today hell be on a beach in the south of France with a beer having a he said Some of Roberts records offlimits White House says it wont turn over all of Supreme Court nominees memos By DOUGLASS K DANIEL The Associated Press WASHINGTON Citing privacy and precedent the Bush admin istration indicated Sunday that it does not intend to release all memos and other documents writ ten by Supreme Court nominee John Roberts when he worked for two Republican presi dents The leading Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee which will conduct hear ings on Roberts nomination disputed the assertion that privacy was at stake and called such a position a red Roberts worked in the Reagan White House counsels office from 19821986 He also was principal deputy solicitor general in the administration of the first Presi dent Bush Fred D Thompson the former Tennessee senator who is guid ing Roberts through the nomi nation process on behalf of the White House said material that would come under attorneyclient privilege would be withheld He contended that previous adminis trations both Republican and Dem ocrat have followed that principle We hope we dont get into a situ ation where documents are asked for that folks know will not be forthcoming and we get all hung up on Thompson told NBCs Meet the Press Attorney General Alberto Gon zales appeared more open to con sidering such requests but he also cited concerns about very sensi tive very deliberative informa tion that could be involved Generally thats not something that the administration or any White House would be inclined to Please see RECORDS Page A6 John Roberts More banks competing for immigrant home market The Associated Press PHOENIX At least two outofstate banks are offering home mortgages to illegal immigrants in metro politan Phoenix and others are likely to follow accord ing to a recent report by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Profes sionals All immigrants need is an individual taxpayer identifi cation number issued by the Internal Revenue Service a steady income for at least two years and a good credit rating Dozens of immigrants in metro Phoenix already have been approved for these loans often for up to Their biggest chal lenge is finding affordable houses in a market where the median home value is teeter ing on The availability of these mortgages illustrates the growing interest by com panies to tap into the immi grant market said Derene Allen a senior vice president at Santiago Solutions Groups office in San Francisco Despite the furor over ille Please see HOME Page A6 INSIDE TODAY The glory that was Grimes Anthony Dean Griffey dominates both stage and story in Benjamin Brittens 1945 opera Peter Grimes at the Santa Fe Opera Page A2 Todays forecast Partly cloudy afternoon Tstorm High 86 low 60 PageB8 INDEX Annies Mailbox B6 Opinion A5 Classifieds Ol Police notes A2 Comics B7 Scoreboard B2 Crossword Bfi Sports Bl Education C4 Spanish page Cl Horoscope B45 Weather IWJ The Wests Oldest Newspaper Foiir sections 28 pages 156th Issue No 206 Publication No 596440 Late paper Classified ads News tips Main offlce 9863000 9863030 9633303 Egypt attack similar to another in 2004 The Washington Post SHARM ElSHEIK Egypt Investigators probing Egypts worst terrorist attack believe three men car ried out the series of bomb ings in this Red Sea resort one of them still possibly at large and have determined the explosives were simi lar to those detonated in an attack at another resort in the Sinai Peninsula last year a senior official said Sunday The attackers delivered the explosives in two small green Isuzu pickups early Saturday said Brig Hos sam Serafi the chief of investigations for South Sinai which covers Sharm elSheik He said he believed the assailants had intended to bomb another hotel the 292room Iberotel Grand Sharm but were stopped at acheckpoint and instead detonated the explosives in a busy arcade of shops He said the layout of that hotel bore resemblances to that of the Ghazala Gardens Hotel Please see ATTACK Page A6
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