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Ashtabula Star Beacon (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Ashtabula, Ohio Sunday december 5, 1999 state Star Beacon sheriff reviews policy after furloughed prisoner kill associated press Lebanon a Warren county sheriff Tom Ariss is reviewing the county a policy of releasing jail prisoners Over holidays and for other special occasions after authorities said a Man mistakenly released from jail for thanksgiving shot his sex Girlfriend to death and then killed himself. William h. Chapman 43, should not have been eligible for furlough from the Warren county Justice Center according to the county a own policies. The judge who ordered his release Wasny to told that Chapman was also in jail for a parole violation which would have disqualified him from being freed for the Holiday. The two time convicted Felon failed to return to jail on thanksgiving night As ordered. Within Days he shot his former Girlfriend Suzie Thompson of South Lebanon to death in her bedroom and then killed himself police said. Judge Dallas Powers of Warren county court who ordered Chapman released is on vacation and did not return a Telephone message left at his office Friday. Chapman had served time for Domestic violence and carrying a concealed weapon. He was on parole from a state prison when county prosecutors filed charges of Telephone harassment after is. Thompson said he had called her 30 times during three Days in october. Sheriffs department employees knew Chapman was supposed to be held Ariss said. But the sheriffs jail staff included Chapmans name on a list sent to the judge for consideration for the special Holiday furlough said Dick Kilburn the county a chief probation officer. Ariss said thursday he could not explain Why Chapmans name was put on the list but he defended the furlough program and How his staff handled Chapmans Case. I say the systems faulty a Ariss said. A can we improve the system it probably can Kilburn said he and the judge did not know Chapman had a criminal record. Motorists Settle their tickets with food donation associated press Cleveland a officials in the Cincinnati suburb of Springdale have been offering minor traffic offenders a a food for finest Deal since thanksgiving. Anyone cited through Christmas has the option of settling up for five grocery items that will be distributed to the needy the Plain dealer reported saturday. A although we re not flush we done to need the Money that much a said Springdale mayor Doyle h. Webster. A a what a government about if it can to help people and there Are plenty of people who need help. A Good place to Start is by feeding last year the first that Springdale waived fines 155 motorists came in with food including 34 speeders. About $6,000 Worth of food was collected in the first year. A we done to depend on Money from citations for any significant part of our operating Revenue a City manager Cecil Osborne said. A this is a moderate income Type Community we re very Middle of the Road and we re trying to give people a break in the Holiday All of the food is distributed to local food Banks he said. Police chief Mike Laage said officers came up with the idea and he Hopes it spread to other cities. A a we be had people bring in whole bags of stuff a he said. A i done to care what we get. Maybe somebody wants to clean out their Kitchen Cabinet. If its Good Well take it. If it comes is a Box or a can Well take James Rethman 48, took cans of Corn Beans and Chili mix to Springdale after he was cited for driving his 1994 Plymouth Van with a burned out headlight. A i was really mad when i got pulled Over because i did no to know what i did a Rethman said. He Felt better when the patrolman told him the Fine could be waived for food. Gregory Oganowski 51, rolled through a Stop sign in his year old Cadillac. A i earned the $65 Fine because i did no to Stop a Oganowski said. A it was just stupidity on my part for not paying attention to what i was he paid the five cans then sent a Check for the full amount of the Fine to a local food ban a i got to thinking about it i thought i should pay Mure because i was in the wrong he said. A Springdale is making a really Nice gesture by Quot it could be even bigger. They should charge the full fines and give All the Money to neighbouring Sharonville plans to starting collecting food dec. 15. It will charge eight to 10 cans depending on the offence. For example speeding will Cost 10 cans. A seat Belt violation is eight cans. A streaking has come Back in style across state associated press Antn Rdv a att Irish ref a i a. Associated press Columbus a parents tales about students streaking on College campuses in the 1970s Are being relived the fad of two decades ago has returned on some Ohio College campuses where students Are peeling off their clothes and praying they done to get caught. A few men showed More than just their Cheeks last month at Denison University in Granville. Jenn Powell a Junior from Silver Spring md., was writing a paper late at night in the University a computer lab when she saw a Flash of flesh. A fall of a sudden two Guys with just Winter Caps on circled around the cubicles a couple of times and left a she told the Columbus dispatch for a Story saturday. A it kind of shocked me at first. It was a Little amusing was How Jennifer crosthwait a Junior from Mill Valley calif., described her Brief encounter with a group of eight to 10 brie Fless Young men. One night in september the group jumped from a car and ran up three flights of stairs in the student Union Yelling and making a commotion is. Crosthwait recalled a a my mom told me it happened at her school a North Texas state University where she graduated in 1976, is. Crosthwait said. A it was the first time id seen that at Denison. They done to usually run around Joe Austin a professor in two Brothers tangle in pokemon dispute associated press Canton a a dispute Between two Brothers involving pokemon cards got carried away police say. A 12-year-old boy upset that he Wasny to allowed to buy any of the cards took out his frustrations on his brother. The problem was his brother is 22, 6-foot-3 and 230 pounds. Bryon Jones 22, and Jonathan Jones 12, were arguing in a Van monday at the Belden Village mall parking lot when big brother punched Little brother in the head at least four times police were told. A it just got out of hand a Jackson township police chief Philip Paar told the Canton Respi tory for a Story saturday. Jonathan who is 5-foot-1 and 102 pounds was hospitalized with a head injury and later released. His brother was charged with felonious assault and Domestic violence. Bowling Green state University a pop culture department called streaking a phenomenon particular to a certain age and place in life. A a it a Young people being away from their parents a he said. A a it a a time when you re exploring your sexuality you re Young and you re willing to take risks. A a you la notice there a no 42-year-old streakers Only Young people. The repercussions of doing it at 42 Are different than if you re 21.�?� there were no repercussions for Antioch College student streakers at a women a Rugby game last month at Wittenberg University in Springfield. Antioch spokeswoman Karen Kovach said a the crowd went wild when two men stripped naked and two women stripped off their tops and ran around the Field. The teams inaugural match at Wittenberg marked Antiochus return to intercollegiate sports for the first time since 1927 a not counting an abandoned attempt in the late 1970s to establish an ultimate Frisbee team is. Kovach said. To celebrate Antiochus first score students decided they would Streak. Wittenberg won 23-0, but the students streaked anyway. Help a child this Christmas while getting a relaxing Massage on thursday december 9th, from 10 . To 6 ., Karen Lanigan Massage therapist at the wellness amp total learning Center Wulc at 715 we St 30th St. In Ashtabula will be accepting donations for Back and neck chair Massage. $ /50.00 is needed to sponsor one child with clothes and toys for Christmas this year in conjunction with the shop with a cop program sponsored by the fraternal order of police of Ashtabula county. 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And our expert team of specialists can deliver it All from prevention to diagnostics to treatment through innovative open heart and minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation. All with a gentle touch. Because at Lake Hospital system we know that patients prefer to receive advanced heart care at a Hospital that has one. Lake Hospital system Center for cardiac health for More information Call our Best of health information and referral line at 440-953-6000 or i-800-454-9s00 or visit us at . 1rs problems Veteran irs agents a tax professionals nations largest amp most experienced tax problem Resolution firm with Over 150 offices in the United states free consultation amp free special report 800-925-9609 ._j.k. Harris amp company Ashtabula Ohio Ariss acknowledges that his department knew Chapman was on a a hold for a parole violation related to the harassment charges but the sheriff said his staff obeyed the judges order to allow the Holiday furlough for Chapman on nov. 24. The judge ordered Chapman and six other prisoners to return to jail at 7 On thanksgiving. A Tram Del of a amp to a merry Cha Kymm Happy new so your family friends amp neighbor tyieetet�,y4, greetings will appear in now 2�?o Friday december 24th edition of the c Star Beacon Redit checker mail the form below along with your Check for ,12w> or credit card payment to a Holiday greetings . Box 2100 Ashtabula Ohio 44005-2100 pfc greetings must be received by Friday december 17, or Stopin at 4626 Park Avenue Ashtabula. 1 i _ i i your name j phone # i card no.-exp.-1 Check enclosed signature

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