Saturday, January 11, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Saturday January HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A Obituaries 1A MCDONNELL Guy Vincent McDonnell Jr born March 22 1971 died Jan 6 2003 He was the beloved brother of Kenneth Charles McDonnell and lov ing uncle to Michael Vincent McDonnell Visitation will be held Saturday 2003 from 12 to 2 with ser vices following at 2 at Toothman Funeral Home 141 S Mariatta St ClairsviUe Ohio 73950 HARRIS Mrs Helen Marsfee Harris 84 of New Braunfels passed away Wednesday Jan B 2003 She was born in Prairie Lea Texas Feb 14 1918 to Lemuel and Sallie Maddox A memorial service will be conducted at Monday Jan 13 at the Eden Chapel The family appreciates the beauty of flowers but requests that memorials be made to Eden Home or Hope Hospice of New Braunfels 1A The day after Zwaruns arrest Judge Brenda Chap man set his bail at mil lion On Dec 17 District Judge Charles Ramsay reduced Zwaruns bail to 4ash bond Sheriffs detective Sgt Tommy Ward said then that JZwarun would likely face Additional charges as the Investigation unfolds f Sheriffs detective James 1A Miller and members of the State Attorney Generals Internet Crime Bureau will continue the investigation by examining computer equipment seized from Zwarun Detectives believe Zwarun cultivated a relationship with his victim over a num ber of months We knew there would be more charges Ward said He is believed to have had an accomplice We have a witness who gave a potential description of the suspect vehicle At this point we dont know whether he went north or Vil larreal said The bank was cordoned off and closed while detectives investigated the crime scene Villarreal did not say whether police believe the robbery was related to one that occurred at the same bank Nov 14 2002 But the two incidents share at least one similarity the quick switch in getaway vehi cles with the discarded one left running Friday firefighters were called when the stillrunning vehicle overheated and looked as though it might catch fire The vehicle was towed to the NBPD where police detec tives were aided in their investigation by Comal Coun ty Sheriffs Detective Ron Womack Womack a crimescene 1A fourth in 10 months mack New Braun e Li John Worn arrested Gregory 41 of San Atttonio technician is an expert in forensic evidence and finger printing A New Braunfels woman who didnt wish to give her name drove by the bank at the time of the robbery and believes she saw the suspect escape 1 was pulling into the shop ping center and I saw a car backed up to the bank I Wells Fargo Bank branch on Loop 337 Oinn is awaiting trial in Ootual County JaiL On March 4 Glen A San dau 40 of Canyon Lake was arrested after a day long manhunt hi connection With the robbery of First State Bank on Main Plaza On Oct 10 Sandau pleaded guilty to robbery and was sentenced to 37 years in state prison noticed the car because of the way it was she said It was an older silver car the kind with a square top I saw a man coming out of the bank He looked like he was carrying a white bag and that made me think he was robbing the she said He was wearing a stock ing cap on his head My guesstimate is he was proba bly 6T or 6 feet a good sized guy He wasnt The woman said she ini tially dismissed what she saw I shook it off I told myself Youve been watching too much she said Then when I got to HEQ I heard the sirens and I thought Whats wrong with me I should have gotten a license Police detectives worked at the bank until 1 but the bank did not reopen while officials awaited the arrival of FBI investigators The bank remained closed all afternoon according to the message on its telephone answering machine Anyone with information about the Surety Bank rob beries is asked to call Lt Mike Rust or detective Bob Parchman at 830 6082185 Callers also can contact Crime Stoppers at 830620 TIPS or 18006408422 All calls are confidential and the caller would remain anonymous jwithin 200 feet of the muse Um and second a driveway Within 200 feet of the museum could be considered part of parking facilities because its like the ramp to a parking Clark accepted McNeals argument and ruled against Molak They won we Her man said The thing about the abuse of discretion was that if there was any evidence to support the board of adjustments deri 1A sion the city zoning boards then the decision was not McNeal said They had evidence and they were not deciding it on a Molak who still contends the parking is inadequate said he would not contest the parking issue any longer Were going to go on about our business and try to main tain Gruenes historical integrity as we have for the last 27 years We arent plan ning any legal action or any he said The owners are now charged a fee per passenger per round of golf The cost for renting a city owned golf cart is per round The new proposal would for the rest of this fiscal year freeze the annual cart trail pass sales and institute a perround cart trail fee After July 1 it would allow customers who own their carts a season private cart trail fee or pay the rate for a single round Assistant City Manager Don Ferguson said those who pay the annualtrail fee would not pay the perround trail fee board has heard from residents who would rather use their own carts than rent city Ferguson said This is a step in the direc tion of opening the course to private carts Its designed to encourage use of the Landa Park Golf Course by those golfers who have private carts At this time restrictions are in place that limit the use of pri vate carts to only those who have paid annual trail fees and have had those trail fees for at least the past Fer guson said Ferguson said the board is interested in opening the door to private carts as long as the owners pay their way Basically what it comes down to is right now you have restrictions in place that limit the use of private carts at the golf course The board has rec ognized there are a number of golfers who would play Lan da Park if they had the ability to use their private Fer guson said The city official said it was nt clear just how many new customers would golf Landa Park under the proposed poli cy We try to have two quar ters of allocations in said Hammerstrom For funds for the year of 2003 well be able to honor all oblig ations But if we have a flood or a major event itll really Charlotte King the newly installed president of the board of directors for the United Way of Comal County has been involved with the agency for two years 1 dont remember it being this bad in the last couple of King said She pointed out that besides the United Way mon ey expected from San Anto nio some corporations would nt donate until well into this month so more funds are expected And local agencies are depending on them In New Braunfels at the Community Service Center at 132 Caddell Lane Director Suzie Garcia will get of the she expected Garcias thankful We depend on it We really depend on it If the United Way didnt meet its goals they would be cutting pro Those programs Garcia said would be a food bank handing out baby formula helping the needy pay essen tial utility bills and general equivalency degree and Eng lish as a second language pro grams Similarly Carolyn Gregory of the Canyon Lake Action Center said she has a food bank and provides rent and electricity payments plus medical equipment loans to seniors that could be cut if United Way funds werent to come through CEPAR HERE We need volunteerf wko fuffer from CEPAR ALLERGIES to participate in a clinical refearch ftudy involving an inveftijational medication Qualified participant will be compenfated For more information call CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Pr Frank C Need a new water softener Calcium buildup Excessiv soap sc buildup Its in the details Tire of bad service high bills and equipment breakdowns on your water softener Switch to Culligan Tap into over 65 years of clean water expertise and engineering just say Hey Culligan Man Replace 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