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   Galveston County Daily News (Newspaper) - December 19, 2009, Galveston, Texas                                50 cents December 2009 GALVESTON DAILY NEWS Texas Oldest Newspaper Since 1842 258 INSIDE TODAY Car in mud A car found buried to the bumper Friday in the East Beach sand apparently was left too close to the Gulf at high Four facing robbery charges Four people charged with armed robbery were accused of knocking on a strangers door and demanding money and authori ties said Cops search for tiger Oyster Creek police are asking residents to be on the lookout Reel Report Not too many anglers took advan tage of the break in but the few who fished around Jones Bay and the causeway area found trout and reds waiting with big Index Bulletin TV Inside Crystal League Santa Texas Weather Todays forecast Sunny and breezy High 62 Low 45 Details A8 2009 The Gatwston County Daily News Santa for a day charged with child indecency CLEAR LAKE SHORES Man accused of molesting girl when she was 7 girl told church counselor By CHRIS PASCHENKO The Daily News I A man recently hired to play Santa for a couple of hours at a fanners market was accused of molesting a girl about six years authorities said Bond for Glenn Roy was set at on a charge of indecency with a childsexual stemming from an inci dent with a who is now Clear Lake Shores Police Chief Paul Shelley Klusendorf was acquainted with the who recently made allegations to a church youth Shelley who was living with his mother in Clear Lake Shores for the last two was under investigation for the and his movements were being watched closely by Shelly See NATURE Bird count drops Photos by RICK The Daily News Dick with binoculars and insulated spotting leads the Galveston Christmas Bird Count with team members David Singleton and Mary trying to assess the damage of Ike to area find 150 species By RICK COUSINS Correspondent Its cold and damp in A few dedi cated birders have gathered to count American piebilled grebes and black which have chosen to grace a shallow pond near the train tracks off 51st Its and the wind chill has driven off any tour ists or fair weather bird Only the shock troops of the birding world are out Their mission to determine what impact Hurricane Ike and more factors have had on the number and va riety of Habitat and food sources determine where birds will be But the count may See ABOVE and Peake search the Gulf from atop the seawall Tuesday during the Christmas Bird RIGHT Singleton and Peake gaze deep out to sea hoping to spot and add a webfooted northern gannetto the Christmas Bird Count School police chief indicted on fake records charge The Daily News LA MARQUE The school districts police chief was indicted Thursday on charges he faked re cords to get the title to a Galveston County District Attor ney Kurt Sistrunk Russell Washington is accused of providing false information on an application for a certificate of title in order to obtain a mechan ics the district attorney Sistrunk said the fourmonth investigation by the Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force was prompted by a complaint filed by the original owner of the vehi who had gotten a notice that a mechanics lien had been filed on the State law allows mechan See The Clear Creek Lady Wildcats chalked their 6447 win over the Dickinson Lady Gators to a secret new pregame routine they would describe only as good team SEE SPORTS A6 Leak costs BP 100M TEXAS Crrv Company planning to appeal verdict it says is unjustified The Daily News A federal jury Friday award ed 10 contract workers a total of million for injuries they suffered from a leak at the BP Texas City refinery in April 2007 More than 100 workers were overcome by fumes from a leak that never was BP argued it could not find a source ofa leak or even iden tify what had been released that made the workers The company also argued the fumes must have come from a source outside the the Environmen tal Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Envi ronmental Quality did not find a leak had come from the Attorney Anthony See On the Web Read the court documents Suspect hidden in mud arrested DICKINSON Dogs called to find man wanted in robbery By CHRIS PASCHENKO The Daily News A man wanted on an armed robbery warrant was cap tured Friday after police with search dogs found him cov ered with mud in a authorities Bond for Michael Shan non was set at on an aggravated robbery stemming from a 4 incident in a restaurant parking lot in the 100 block of state Highway Alvin police Martins Aman See   

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