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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1989, Burlington, North Carolina 2a Burlington n a times news wed., january 18,1989 new summary Bundy to be executed tuesday state marijuana investigation expanded Winston Salem a authorities have expanded their investigation of a 62-year-old Man who was arrested Friday for possessing eight pounds of marijuana investigators said tuesday. Guy h. Hemrick of Pittsboro was arrested Friday about one mile outside Winston Salem. It was his second drug arrest within the past six months. Last september Hemrick was arrested in Wimberly Texas on Federal charges of possessing about 21 pounds of marijuana. He posted Bond and returned to North Carolina investigators said. Because the arrests in Texas and in North Carolina both involved sizeable amounts of marijuana authorities Are investigating possible drug world connections. Capt. G g. Cornatzer of the special investigations division of the Winston Salem police department said tuesday that several Law enforcement agencies including the Federal drug enforcement administration Are involved in the trial dates set for court martial Jacksonville a trial dates have been scheduled at Camp Lejeune for the special courts martial of three marines charged in the disappearance of Lance Cpl. Jason Rother on aug. 30 during an exercise at Twenty nine Palms Calif. The court martial for sgt. Christopher Clyde is scheduled to begin Jan. 24. He is charged with dereliction of duty and wilful disobedience of a lawful order not to allow anyone special Liberty without prior approval from it. Col. Edward Robeson the battalion commander. Sgt. Thomas turnello a court martial is scheduled to begin feb. 2. He is charged with dereliction of duty wilful disobedience of a lawful order and authorized absence. A Date also has been set for the general court martial of 1st it. Allen Lawson the officer in charge of placing Rother and other Road guides on the night of aug. 30. Lawson is charged with one count each of disobedience of a lawful order dereliction of duty and conduct unbecoming an pregnant woman rescued from fire Winston Salem a firefighters rescued a woman who was seven months pregnant just before she was going to jump from a second Story window to escape a fire in an apartment Complex. Pam Sloan was in her apartment taking care of Martha Betheay a 8-month-old daughter Lola is. Bethea saw the fire but was unable to reach is. Sloan s apartment because the stairwell was engulfed in flames. Is. Betheay a 18-year-old brother threw a Brick through the window and called forms. Sloan to drop the child in his arms. Is. Sloan then stepped through the window and onto the ledge. Firefighters arrived a few minutes later and rescued is. Asu checking students health records Boone a appalachian state University officials Are checking the health records of All 12,000 students after a student from Rowan county was diagnosed As having red measles. Health officials Are getting vaccine shipped to the Campus and Hope to have it available by the end of the week. In the meantime Campus health officials Are combing records of students to determine who might need bail set for accused in nerve Gas plot Newark . A a korean american businessman accused of trying to buy deadly nerve Gas for Export was held on $2 million bail Aller a prosecutor argued the Man might flee to his High level contacts overseas. Assistant . Attorney Anne Singer said Juhwan Yun 49, a bragged that he had close personal contacts with High ranking civilian and military officials in Many countries a including Yugoslavia the people s Republic of China and South Korea. . Magistrate Ronald Hedges set the $2 million figure at a bail hearing tuesday for Yun of Short Hills. Yun had not posted bail As of tuesday night and his lawyer said he will ask the Many a friends to 18 charged with defrauding investors Chicago a eighteen former employees of a failed commodities brokerage were accused of defrauding More than 2,600 investors of $40 million in charges stemming from the largest investigation of its kind a Federal prosecutor says. The 18 former Chicago area employees of first commodity corp. Of Boston were charged tuesday in an indictment returned by a Federal grand jury and a criminal information . Attorney Anton Valukas told a news conference. The defendants were charged with 187 counts of racketeering racketeering conspiracy wire and mail fraud Valukas Kissinger meets with Gorbachev Moscow a soviet president Mikhail s. Gorbachev met with former . Secretary of state Henry Kissinger the official soviet news Agency Tass reported. Kissinger was in Moscow for a meeting of the trilateral commission along with former president Valery Giscard Deestaing of France and former prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone of Japan. The 15-year-old commission is a private group of business government labor and academic leaders from North America Europe and hospitalized after heart failure Figueras Spain a surrealist Painter Salvador Dali was in stable condition today in the intensive care unit of a Spanish Hospital after suffering heart failure doctors said a six doctor team at Figueras Hospital said the 84-year-old artist was in no immediate health danger. In a medical statement this morning the doctors said a if there is no major change in his condition no further medical statements will be issued until Dali has suffered chronic heart ailments in recent years. He has been hospitalized three times in the last two months for severe heart trouble and in 1986 underwent surgery to receive a 14 contaminated by missing iridium Hong Kong a a piece of radioactive iridium missing from a construction site wound up in a welders Home in the Eastern chinese City of banking and contaminated at least 14 people a newspaper reported today. One Man was hospitalized with third degree radiation Burns on his left leg but there was no sign of harm to the other 13 people the pro Beijing chinese language Wen Wei to said. The iridium-192, which emits Beta and Gamma radiation was found missing dec. 22 from a banking construction site the newspaper Germany to lengthen military service Bonn West Germany a West Germany has lengthened its compulsory military service from 15 months to 18 months a move the opposition social democrats say could jeopardize East West disarmament efforts. Following tuesdays announcement by the defense ministry the free democrats a minority party in Chancellor Helmut Kohls coalition government also expressed reservations and asked that the move be delayed. Given that about 400,000 More draft age men than needed Are now available the opposition says extending service time is unnecessary. A from associated press reports Tallahassee Fla. A serial killer Ted Bundy a death warrant for murdering a girl was signed minutes after the . Supreme court rejected his Appeal and the mayor of the slain child a town said the execution would prompt celebrations. In signing the warrant gov. Bob Martinez set the execution for Jan. 24 for the 1978 rape and murder of 12-year-old Kimberly Diane Leach who was abducted in Lake City and was found dead in a pig Sty. It was the fourth time the 42-year-old former Law student has been scheduled to die in Florida a electric chair. Bundy whose Case was depicted in the television miniseries a the deliberate stranger a has come within hours of being executed Only to win postponement. His attorneys said after tuesdays 7-2 High court decision they would pursue further appeals. Bundy also has also been sentenced to death for killing two women in a Florida state University sorority House in Tallahassee three weeks before Kimberly a murder. He has been linked to up to 36 sex Mur Ders or disappearances of Young women most in Utah Colorado and Washington state. A Justice has been on hold for a decade and its about time Ted Bundy paid for his crimes a Martinez said. A i have a Strong feeling on tuesday of next week the state will be Able to carry out its a a there la be a Celebration when he Dies Quot said Gerald Witt mayor of Lake City a Rural town of 11,000 people near the Georgia Border. A the has such a terrible criminal record. Ifs just impossible to have any sympathy for in Utah Salt Lake county authorities believe Bundy was responsible for the disappearances of five teen age girls and think lie May have been involved in that of a Young woman. Sheriff Pete Hayward said tuesday that investigators would travel to Florida this weekend to question Bundy perhaps for one last time. In Western Washington state Bundy is the prime suspect in the 1974 slayings of eight Young women whose murders remain unsolved. A i can to believe ifs finally going to come to an end a said Eleanore Rose whose daughter Denise Naslund was one of the eight. A they keep giving him Appeal after Appeal after Appeal. Now that it the execution May happen in a in a kind of Shock. The High court in 1966 said defendants have a right to such a a a contemporary competency hearing. Ted Bundy Bundy a attorney James Coleman jr., said he planned to file a new emergency Appeal in a Florida state court but refused to disclose what Legal arguments would be used. After 6 months of waiting Outlook Bleak in kidnapping of multimillionaire a wife by Kathy Eyre associated press writer Jackson miss. A multimillionaire Robert Hearin has paid $1 million in Ransom and spent six anguish filled months awaiting word on his kidnapped wife and neighbors say it might be time to accept Shell never return. A for fear of sounding callous i done to want to say that. But yet i think As time goes by people Are becoming increasingly despondent about the chances of solving 73-year-old Annie Laurie hearings disappearance Julia Yandell said tuesday. Yandall and others in Jackson a posh Woodland Hills neighbourhood have been on Edge since july 26, when mrs. Hearin was abducted from her Home. Fri agents also Arentt As optimistic As they were a few months ago. A a we re pursuing leads. New things develop All the time but nothing at this time looks real promising a said Fri agent Stewart Murphy. Murphy said he discuss the Case while its still being investigated but said police Are hoping something will come of hearings sept. 8 offer of a $100,000 Reward for information leading to his wife a Safe erupts on Turnpike Woodbridge . Apr a state trooper narrowly avoided serious injury when a North Carolina Man who authorities say was on parole for two Bank robbery convictions wrestled for the troopers gun before being shot and killed along the new Jersey Turnpike. The dead Man was tentatively identified As a 46-year-old former North Carolina resident who moved to Hackensack in october said state police spokesman capt. Thomas Gallagher. The Man was convicted for two Bank robberies in North Carolina in 1976. Gallagher said he was a native of Advance n c., but that his name could not be released until his relatives had been notified of his death. Gallagher said tuesday night that the dead Man had a package of cocaine concealed in his clothing. A the had 5.6 ounces of cocaine on his person a stuffed Down his pants in the Groin area a he said. Another Man in the car was arrested and a third was being sought in a massive manhunt that involved state and local police on foot and in helicopters police and eyewitnesses said. Shortly after the shooting a Black two door Mazda was stolen from the parking lot of a red lobster restaurant less than a half mile from the scene said state police capt. Thomas Carr. Police were trying to determine whether the missing Man stole the car he said. Trooper Robert k. Henig 26. Pulled Over a luxury car with North Carolina License plates just before the scuffle began about 12 30 ., Gallagher said. Henig a three year police Veteran stopped the car for speeding Gallagher said. Henig told one of the passengers to leave the car and asked for his identification. While the Man searched his pockets Henig spotted what he believed to be a bag of marijuana Gallagher said. The bag later turned out of be a package of cocaine police said. Annie Hearin Hearin 70, who May be the wealthiest Man in Mississippi has shunned publicity most of his life and his name was virtually unknown until his wife who he met before world War ii was kidnapped. At an aug. 7 news conference he pleaded for her return and family members were interviewed on a nov. 9 segment of the Abc television program a unsolved mysteries a which generated about 300 Calls that did no to pan out. A the Hearin family very much appreciates your interest but they done to have any comment at this time a a spokeswoman said tuesday when asked if Hearin his son and daughter plan any new appeals. Hearin Worth an estimated $200 million controls Mississippi a largest Gas distribution company Mississippi Valley Gas co. Its second largest Bank Trust Mark National Bank and its second largest insurance company Lamar life corp. Ironically the kidnappers vague note demanded that an unspecified amount of Money be Given to 12 former franchise owners sued by school pictures inc., one of hearings More obscure businesses. A letter with an Atlanta postmark received aug. 15, is the Only message mrs. Hearings family has received. The letter urged Hearin to comply with the demands. Hearin paid a total of about $1 million on aug. 16 to the 12 people a most of whom returned the Money. But investigators never heard from the kidnapper again. Neighbors say there was a time when publicity was Welcome ammunition in the fight to find their Friend. But there comes a time when the memory of the Well liked society Matron should be left in peace a and they say perhaps that time is Here. Miss your paper we Hope not but if you have not received your paper by 5 30 . . And 7 30 . On sat. And Sun. Call our circulation dept. 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