New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 17, 1985, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 17, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas October Inmate hotpltallzad after stabbing HUNTSVILLE AP A Texas prison Inmate stabbed with a piece of fencing was reported in fair condition at a Galveston according to Israel serving seven years for a Hidalgo County attempted murder con was stabbed Wednesday morning as he was being escorted from the shower at the Texas Department of Corrections Darrington Unit near prison spokesman Charles Brown Texas Another wielding a piece of cyclone reached through the bars of his cell and stabbed Ramirez once in the upper prison officials The a 26yearold inmate serving 30 years for burglary of a was being questioned in the Brown The stabbing brings to 192 the number of inmates attacked in TDC facilties so far this Brown Twentyseven Inmate homicides have been recorded by TDC this Attorney to probe arson case ODESSA AP The Attorneys Office will request a Department of Justice investigation into government handling of an arsonconspiracy case that led to the convictions of two Odessa Helen attorney for the Western District of said Wednesday the investigation will clear up any mat ters that may be in question regarding the 21 convictions of Ector County Commissioner Willie Hammond and former Odessa City Councilman Keith In his sentencing of Hammond and Weddel Midland District Judge Lucius Bunton said this case has always had political The judge charged that the government cut corners in order to secure Wednesday blamed his conviction on a political but he refused to name the alleged conspirators he claims are almighty powerful as far as getting the Justice Department to do their dirty Bunton sentenced Hammond to four concurrent fiveyear probated prison terms stemming from the commissioners 21 El Paso conviction of two arson conspiracy and The judge stipulated that Hammond serve a sixmonth prison term for one of the two perjury convictions and assessed the commissioner a also was sentenced Monday to two concurrent five year probated prison terms and fined Weddel was tried jointly with Hammond and convicted of arson One injured in oil rig fire SOMERSET AP A 59yearold man was treated and released for burns he suffered Wednesday in an oil rig fire officials The Arthur suffered burns on his face and said a spokeswoman at Methodist Hospital in San Somerset and Lytle volunteer fire departments extinguished the blaze shortly after it broke said Bexar County Fire Marshal Carl Buch was working for Alamo Well Services when a pocket of gas ignited at an oil Mixon Two other workers at the scene were not Mixon said the fire caused about in damage to the Colombians imprisoned in jail case HOUSTON AP Two Colombians arrested in connection with one of the states largest cocaine seizures have each been sen tenced to 10 years in Idinael and Anthony were sentenced Tuesday by District Judge Ross Martinez was convicted of operating a continuing criminal en terprise and Romano of importing The two men pleaded guilty to the charges in The pair was arrested at Houston Intercontinental Airport en route to authorities The arrests came after authorities seized almost pounds of cocaine and pounds of marijuana from three Houston An official with the Drug Enforcement Administration testified drug agents worked closely with the two defendants and arranged to have the massive drug shipments Authorities said the defendants also have been linked to some pounds of cocaine that was smuggled on a plane to robbery suspects sought DALLAS AP Police were continuing their search Wednesday night for two men wanted in connection with the rape and robbery of two teenage who were attacked after leaving the State Fair of The two ages 13 and were with a man when they were approached by two other men at a parking lot outside the fair grounds Tuesday night about 11 Dallas police investigator Carolyn Bowling The girls and the man are from One of the men was armed with a sawedoff Bowling The two men forced the three inside a van belonging to one of the girls fathers after taking about from she The van was driven to an unknown location in Dallas where the two girls were sexually Bowling The two at tackers then fled the telling the three to wait 15 minutes before trying to The victims drove to Parkland Memorial Hospital about 5 where the police were she Horoscope 11 LIBRA 22 As sumptions may prove particularly hazardous Get the talk things out before you make a final SCORPIO 21 You may make a new acquaintance today one who has a great deal to offer as you begin a new SAGITTARIUS 21 Do not waste your time proving things io others todayFocus on your own im 9ft of CAPRICORN 19 friends may depend upon your assistance or advice Ac cept Do not search for AQUARIUS 18 Tend to that important job Fu ture success depends upon your effi willingness to complete the Two 9 injured when rig capsizes GALVESTON Officials of an offshore construction company said an investigation was necessary to determine if a barge accident in which two workers were killed and nine injured was the result of mechanical or human A barge known as the DMC1 rolled over in about 45 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday some 12 miles southeast of Galveston as it neared a worksite about two miles away in the officials of Houston based Drynorth USA Divers found the two bodies in the waterfilled galley of the The exact cause of the deaths was The company hoped to begin its investigation Names of the victims were not immediately released because family members could not be Drynorth spokeswoman Pat Plant Of the two were held overnight for treatment at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Both of AT and Michael of were listed in satisfactory Six were released following treatment for various minor fractures or One man was treated for None of the survivors would speak with All I want to do Is go hospital spokeswoman Linda Macdonald quoted one crewman as Crew member Kenneth of left the emergency room with a large bandage around his left Hes his said as she hustled her husband into their One of the men walked into the emergency room carrying an Another clutched a life They said they wanted to keep their said Joseph director of the emergency Plant said the cause of the accident is still really un determined at this She described any efforts to right the barge as a major Because the overturned vessel posed no hazard to the Coast Guard planned to leave any salvage efforts to Coast Guard spokesman Mark Kennedy David port captain for described the self propelled vessel as 80 feet 60 feet wide and with three 118foot It could accommodate up to 15 We dont know what he The vessel was one of two such construction barges owned by the Brandon Drynorth officials would not say how long their investigation was likely to take and refused to speculate whether the accident was the result of human or mechanical 1 cant go into any Brandon All we know now to that everybodys been accounted Besides hospital officials identified the other survivors M Douglas of Bay City Mark of Port Lavaca George of Houston Edward of Robie of and Douglas of New Change of venue proposed for Ruiz AUSTIN AP The David Ruiz robbery case should be retried some place other than according to the judge who ordered a mistrial on State District Judge Kit Cooke on Wednesday called for arguments on 28 concerning his proposal the trial be moved to another I just think there would be less problems if we try it somewhere Cooke told state and defense who ordered a mistrial after hearing two weeks of evidence and said he was con cerned about security problems and about the extensive news coverage given Ruizs court I am giving attorneys notice that I am considering a change of venue and will hear their arguments on Cooke If I decide not to move the we will begin retrial that Cooke said he had talked with judges in other counties but had made no decision which county might be The judge said he might consider a defense motion to continue the trial until if the trial is We do not want the trial moved out of Bob chief counsel for told reporters af We think he has a right to be tried where he We think this defendant can get a fair trial in any place in and that includes said Terry an assistant Travis County district the main plaintiff in the federal court lawsuit that brought on courtordered reforms in the Texas prison was arrested Sep teber 1984 and charged with four counts of aggravated robbery and one of He was being tried only on the robbery After a bailiff testified he believed one of the jurors had been Looney asked for the mistrial saying he he did not want a juror on the case who has been drinking because a juror is not only supposed to be to listen but be capable of un Woman accused in cable theft AUSTIN AP An Austin woman has been charged with stealing cable television programming in a crackdown by the citys cable company against an estimated cable pirates reportedly operating the police The woman was being held in lieu of bond after she was arrested on a charge of illegally intercepting subscription television transmissions from Austin The charge filed against the woman is a Class B misdemeanor with a maximum punishment of a fine and up to six months in Officials of Austin Cablevision have estimated as many as people in the city are receiving some sort of cable programming without paying for An affidavit filed in Municipal Court alleges that the cable company discovered 3 that an unauthorized cable connection had been set up at her The connection was severed and the woman was the records A second inspection revealed 2 that the service had been recon courts Austin Cablevision officials in September announced that cable pirates would not be prosecuted during that month if they reported unauthorized connections and discontinued the service or agreed to subscribe to The grace period ended The new misdemeanor theft law applying specifically to cable programming was 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