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New Mexican (Newspaper) - October 22, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE OCTOBER SATURDAY 50 CENTS 5 plead not guilty in bowling alley killing By Jason AIIslander The New Mexican Five doortodoor magazine salesmen pleaded not guilty Friday to murdering a 32yearold Santa Fe man in a bowlingalley parking lot after a fight early Thurs day morning Meanwhile more details emerged Friday about the events that led to the death of Benjamin Suazo and the activities of the salesmen in the days before the killing The five men all from the Midwest are each charged with an open count of murder conspiracy to commit murder and tampering with evidence They are Dewell Keith Lafleur 30 of St Glair James Combs 20 of St Clair Jasori D Furden 27 of Lawrence Kansas Joshua Burgess 23 of Miamisburg Ohio and Andrew Long 22 of Liberty Mo Lafleur also was charged with driving while intoxicated Magistrate Bill Dimas ordered each of the five held in lieu of a million cashonly bond According to a police report filed Friday in Santa Fe County Magistrate Court Please see KILLING Page A5 Jason D Furden Dewell Keith Lafleur Andrew Long James Combs Joshua Burgess INSIDE Victim remembered as sweet respectful Page A5 Mad about bridge Cardgame competition draws moye than a thousand participants Steve The New Mexican Pat Greenof Saraspta watches the play of cards Friday during the threeday American Contract Bridge League Tournament at the Santa Fe County Fair Grounds exhibit hall More than a thousand players from the Santa Fe Albuquerque and Los Alamos areas are participating By Henry M Lopez The New Mexican M Laboratory employee Bill Johnson made their way into the first days finals Results of the matches were to be determined late Friday Were in with the little fish not the big Albuquerque Santa Fe and Los Ala Johnson said during a dinner break mos areas are expected to compete before the final matches ore than a thousand people from the ments Johnson and Hoard said is to chess what professional wres ding is to Johnson said The veteran players said however that the games are sometimes punctuated with the occa sional Why did you do that when a player for pride and points this weekend in Johnson and Hoard have been bridge partners disagrees with his or her partner the American Contract Bridge Leagues sectional for about six years Hoards previous partner But you never hear people yell at their part Johnsons wife didnt quite have the nerve for the Hoard said game which both men said can be stressful Hoard has achieved the rank of Life Master Tournament matches unlike home games can be quiet affairs but not as quiet as chess touma Please see BRIDGE Page A4 tournament at the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds In the first day of competition Friday retired biochemist and computer programmer Donald Hoard and his soninlaw Los Alamos National Gallegos asks for additional paid leave Judicial panel urges high court to deny request for another 30 days By Jason Auslander The New Mexican The state Judicial Standards Com mission is urging the New Mexico Supreme Court to deny suspended Municipal Judge Frances Gallegos request for another month of paid leave while she seeks more legal help In a motion filed Friday the com mission says the Santa Fe judge has had ample time to prepare a defense against two sets of misconduct alle gations against her and she is not entitled to free legal representation Gallegos earns a salary of per year and receives an additional per year stipend for a says the motion written by commis sion Executive Director Jim Noel salary and stipend is over five times the income level a state criminal defendant must demonstrate hi order to receive free legal represen The Supreme Court on Aug 25 suspended Gallegos for 90 days with pay while the standards commis sion investigates misconduct charges against her The paid suspension ends in late November The Santa Fe City Council approved payment of to attor ney Aaron Wolf to help prepare her defense However the council on Oct 12 rejected her request for another Mayor Larry Delgado cast a tiebreaking vote noting that the city attorney said the city isnt obligated Please see LEAVE Page A4 Wilma batters Mexicos Caribbean coast Jose Luis Press Nearly SO hotels were evacuated Friday in Cancun Mexico leav ing the tourist zone deserted as Hurricane Wilma approached Thousands of tourists in shelters as hurricane approaches Cancun ByWillWeissert The Associated Press CANCUN Mexico Hurricane Wilina tore into Mexicos resortstudded Caribbean coastline Friday with torrential rains and shrieking winds filling streets with water shattered glass and debris as thousands of tourists hunkered down in hotel ballrooms and emergency shelters The eye of the mammoth storm which had already killed 13 people moved over Cozumel Island and was expected to pound the area for two days raising the possibility of catastrophic damage before curling around Cuba and sprinting toward Florida Officials didnt expect to be able to reach Cozumel until late today at the earliest to assess damage With 140 mph winds the storm shat tered windows and downed trees that crushed cars Pay phones jutted from floodwaters in the famed hotel zone As the eye of the storm approached Cancun officials loaded more than people into buses and vans and moved them to other shelters after a downtown cultural center suddenly became unin habitable Red Cross spokesman Ricardo Portugal said It wasnt immediately clear why the building had to be emptied Hotels being used as shelters pushed furniture up against windows that werent boarded up and some had several inches centimeters of water in rooms and hall ways as rain entered through broken win Please see WILMA Page A6 OBITUARIES Ben Suazo Santa Fe Carmen V Gallegos 66 Santa Fe Oct 20 George M Harris Horatio Ufibarri Oct 20 Ramon E Larranaga SamArtino 71 Oct 20 PageC2 COMING SUNDAY Nick Clokey a former heroin addict who ran with the Santa Fe barrio gangs of the 1950s 60s and 70s survived three shootings and 13 stabbings After his son who had ties to gangs was stabbed to death last month in Albuquerque Clokey warns against gang violence by telling his own story DECISIONS DECISIONS DECISIONS Big or small SUV or convertible German or Japanese or American Theres something for everyone oh the automobile market Drive El Index Annies B4 Health Science Horoscope Local Dl A tocaBy owned and hMtepeadent Police Time afenewmcricanxom LOS ALAMOS TOPS JAGUARS The Hilltoppers pick off Capital quarterback Marc Moulton late in the fourth quarter to secure a win in the District 2AAAA opener Sports Bl Main Late News TODAY Partly cloudy High 70 low 36 PageC8 Five sections 40 pages TV Book 56 pages 156th year Issue No 295 Publication No 596440 Serving New Mexico for 156 yean