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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New December 1 198S TCLU wants to broaden police case SAN ANTONIO AP A Texas Civil Ubrties Union attorney says he Is not giving up efforts to turn a police brutality case into a class ac tion Jim Harrington said Wednesday he presented to a judge evidence from 30 people who claimed they were vic tims of false brutality or ex cessive But the David rul ed the case could not be altered into a class The decision came in a civil rights suit filed by 19yearold Reyes Ruiz sued San Antonio police of ficer Milton claiming the of ficer sexually abused him from 1981 to The TCLU joined the suit In seeking to alter the peti tion into a class action claiming widespread police I ruled it will not be expanded or broadened into a class action of all persons who allegedly have been or will be victims of police miscon Peeples said Balclemar an attorney for the said the judges ruling will expedite the It places a greater burden on the attempted representation that this is the tip of an he Were saying there is no said the judges decision would slow the He said his organization presented evidence of 30 cases of alleged police Harrington said the TCLU plans to compile more information documen ting more alleged cases of police misconduct and move again for class action In the Thirty to me is pretty signifi said adding that many of the cases were reported by individuals who came into his office after the TCLU joined the Barrera has been indicted for sex ual abuse in the Ruiz case and faces trial in Victoria in He has denied Ruizs charges and has filed a million slander suit against the 19 The police departments internal affairs division investigated Ruizs charges and recommended Bar reras Police Chief Charles Rodriguez suspended Barrera for 10 days but allowed him to stay on the police The Huiz case has drawn the atten tion of the Justice Departments Civil Rights which has ask ed the FBI to in a related Police Chief Charles Rodriguez said he plans to give the district attorneys office his departments files on police brutality complaints from District Attorney Sam Mlllsap ask ed for the records after news reports that only two of 27 citizens com plaints of excessive force by police had been forwarded to Millsaps of in a news conference Rodriguez said he was not sure Why the cases were not Brass Ring to grant wish The Brass Ring a new non profit organization dedicated to gran ting the wishes of terminallyill hopes to make a local young girls dream come true before Three local professionals have donated part of their services to help set up the 11yearolds family in a mobile They are Ray Krause with Krause Krause Gus Reinarz with Guadalupe and Agapito Campos of Campos founder of the socie said the childs dream is to be able to hang her stocking by the chimney before We hope to have the dream com pleted by the 16th or so the child can be in and settled well before Webber The Brass Ring which was chartered by the State of Texas in August opened an office in New Braunfels about three weeks Located at 375 Highway 46 Suite the office is manned by local and Robert When Webber announced the of fices he stressed all funds raised locally will be used for children in New Braunfels If someone has any questions about the or wishes to donate services or contact the local representatives listed above or Web ber at New Braunfels ISO to tackle construction projects New Braunfels ISO board will deal with construction projects at its meeting The meeting at New Braunfels High School will award bids for in materials before Memorial Elementary The largest amount of money will go for library books Also on the agenda is the awarding of bids for the Seele reroofing Nine bids came in on the roofing project with Alice Roofing of San An tonio the apparent low bidder at The estimated cost of reroof ing was Reroofing Lamar cafeteria will be discussed and authorized for Architect Steve Tillotson with An drew Perez Architect firm will pre sent a proposal for the job including comparison of metal and wood Trustees will also approve a change order on the transporta tioncenter of That amount represents three adjustments put ting in two ramps and handrails for the disabled and increasing the slab The cost also represents additional The board will also approve the days that school will end Weather Forecasts North Texas Winter storm warn ing northwest through this Livestock and travelers advisory southwest and central through Freezing rain or sleet southwest through central changing to snow by evening and accumulating up to 2 Rain likely A chance of Precipita tion ending from the west Clearing and continued very cold Fri Highs mid 20s northwest to near 40 Lows tonight teens west to low 30s West Texas Winter storm warning early tonight for southern portion of South Permian Basin and far West Snow en ding far west by evening and over re mainder of area by late Snow accumultion 24 inches in warning area and 12 inches remainder of area through Decreasing cloudiness far west early tonight and over remainder of area late Partly cloudy Colder Not quite as cold Lows tonight near 7 Panhandle to mid 20s Highs Friday upper 20s north to upper 40s Big South Texas Cloudy and cold tonight with light rain ending from the Decreasing clouds but con tinued cold Friday with a slight chance of rain Southeast Texas Fri Lows tonight in the mid 20s to low 30s to the lower 40s far Highs Friday mainly in the 40s to mid 50s in the Lower Rio Grande Port Arthur to Port OConnor A small craft advisory is in North west winds 30 to 40 knots and gusty tonight and continuing Seas 7 to 10 feet near shore and 10 to 15 feet offshore A gale warn ing may be required later Scattered showers and a few Port OConnor to Brownsville A small craft advisory is in North and northwest winds 25 to 35 knots and gusty tonight and Seas 6 to 9 feet near shore and 9 to 14 feet Scattered patches of Extended forecasts South Texas Clear and cold Satur Highs in the 40s Hill 50s lower Rio Grande near 50 Southeast Lows in the teens Hill near freezing or slight ly below lower Rio Grande 20s Increasing cloudiness Highs in the 40s to near 50 north and 50s lower Lows in the 20s north and 30s lower Partly cloudy north and mostly cloudy south with a slight chance of rain Not quite as Highs in the 40s to near 50 north and 50s lower Lows in the 20s to near 30 40s lower 30s elsewhere North Texas Mostly fair Saturday and Increasing cloudiness Slowly moderating temperatures except turning colder west Low temperatures Saturday in the mid teens to mid 20s with highs in the Lows Sunday in the highs in the Lows Mon day in the 20s with highs in the upper 30s to upper VACATION for 4 to your choice Resort jhristmas MAKE YOUR MONEY MAKE MORE MONEY RepublicBank Universal Citys 180 day Certificate of Deposit in amounts of or purchased before December 1985 will earn simple Dont miss this limitedtime opportunity to 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