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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 11, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Local registration information Babe Ruth team reaches World Page 8A New Braunfels 410 WOMBLE p BOX 4 M 265 Comal up 12 Canyon cfs down 22 canyon cfs up 10 down Canyon Lake level down Herald New Texas 158 Sunday August 50 Cents 32 Pages Sections Junior Miss z New Junior Miss Marge Whitt of San Antonio was named as the 198580 Junior Miss in the final phase of the scholarship cornpetitfon last She also earned talent and spirit awards in LESLIE the competition and is shown being crowned by last years Junior Valarie Loranz of Patrol will keep eye on West End crime ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Growing weary of talking to Jimmy Delgado explained Friday evening that a patrol formed in the West End of town is nothing more than a crime watch All it is a neighborhood watch he Neighbor watching out for neighbor to pfevent crimes of all including police because thats a Allegations of police brutality are at the center of a study by the recently formed Police Department Community Relations Study director of the Progressive Human Rights said anybody who lives in the area and who wants to be involved can participate in the Delgado appeared at the 5 meeting of the tem porary study committee formed to look at reports of abuse at the hands of city police Delgado said he wanted to read five written complaints about specific incidents of He also claimed that he had about 50 affidavits of police misconduct over several committee members felt it best that no names be brought out so and asked Delgado to point out specific incidents without naming Delgado said he would rather wait to submit the complaints until the committee is ready to hear the complete He did say Friday that the complainants are not even considering filing their own lawsuits against the theyre all coplaintiffs in a suit against the city filed in 1983 by Robert Thats when we started taking affidavits for evidence in the said who is Roberts when this committee was we decided to bring it up to them to see what they could Delgado has indicated that the alleged cases of police brutality have resulted in such things as broken ribs and handcuff See Page 12A Biggest haul in history of county Marijuana field raided By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer More arrests could sprout up in connection with Thursdays raid on a sophisticated marijuana farm in Comal where local law enforcement officers seized plants growing near the Guadalupe State Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio and In vestigator Dennis Texas Ranger Ray and New Braunfels Police Detective Juan Gusme assisted other state and federal officers in arresting three men at the scene late Thursday James Dow of was released from the Comal County Jail on bond Friday As of presstime Saturday Luis Daniel and Neal Collins both of remained in jail under bond All three were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana over 200 and under Rubio said the highgrade marijuana was growing at a residence about miles east of Blanco Road off Texas Highway and could have procuded a crop worth an estimated While we were there one guy rode up on a The other two showed up in a pickup Rubio The house was but the lights were on and the radio was So I think we may have spooked somebody See Page 12A Nationwide crime protest staged NEW YORK AP Organizers of the second annual Night Out hope this years nationwide crimefighting effort will draw out as many as 10 million A Philadelphia Minuteman on horseback and a mayorescorted Cincinnati crimefighting dog named McGruff will take to the streets Tuesday and other cities also plan special Residents coasttocoast will be asked to light their homes and sit on their front porches from 8 to 9 to show criminals that neighborhoods are organized and said Matt head of National Night part of the National Association of Town The second annual Night Out is a symbolic demon stration that will let criminals know that were mad and fighting Peskin said in a statement The gesture is also a national thankyou to the thousands of volunteers who take part in neighborhood crime watch he Considering that 95 percent of police arrests are the direct result of a citizens phone its easy to un derstand why community awareness and involvement is Last year communities in 23 states participated in National Night Peskin said organizers hope to in volve 10 million residents in 45 states this In New York community groups backed by the Police Department have organized scores of events See Page 12A Inside Toda y rs wea ther Expect more hot temperatures today and Monday with partly cloudy Todays high is expected to reach 100 cooling to the mid70s Saturdays high was 98 and Saturday mornings low was Sunset will be at Child advocacy program is ready to roll Rangers fall Baltimore scored seven runs in the third inning and held on to beat Texas Details In CLASSIFIED ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Theyre and willing to do not only do the children of Comal County have a personal friend in the court But so do the sheriffs probation department and members of the Department of Human The 13 advocates of Comal County Child Advocacy which took about seven months to completed their final training session last And theyre ready to Child Advocacy is a group of local which Group President Cindy Reinarz calls another resource for those in volved with children and a court We hold that childs hand through the entire Reinarz Were the one consistent person that child Reinarz explained that during a court case for child abuse or each agencys workers OHR must follow their groups And the child gets lost in the she adding that whether the abuse is coming from inside or outside the are emotionally And they cant give the child what he she We can really be a totally unobjective We can say whats best for the Our jobs arent at stake our reputations arent at chairman of the Comal County Child Welfare said the idea for the child advocacy program came from a convention attended County Attorney Bill He got me enthused back in January and weve been laying Reinarz It took this After all the hours of setting up the advocates spent their final training hours talking to and Department of Human Resources The advocates then attended two days of intensive training with a San Antonio Denine Milam from San An tonio spent the 15hour session learning how to deal with child victims of sexual and physical abuse and Reinarz said the screened by a committee and picked from a group of about discovered how to pick up on what a child is saying and is not saying what he is acting It was also trying to help us un derstand where the perpetrator is coming Reinarz Barry Allison went through the training It dealt with things having to do with putting us in the proper he How to see the world from a childs point of How do you explain sexual abuse to a 4or 5yearold How do you deal with a child who all his life has been told that hes not very good Allison Along with developing a rapport See Page 12A Child advocate provides a hand to hold
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