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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - July 23, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana t v V ly i 313 KOKOMO UNE July 50 cents In case of fire Greentown Volunteer Fireman Duane Bostic keeps fire watch as firefighters check for leaking gas and clean up debris left by a singlevehicle accident on just west of Road 600 shortly after 4 Cheryl Mulberry refused treatment at Saint Joseph Hospital Health Center after the 1986 Ford van she was driving west bound flipped at least three times and landed on its spilling flammable paint supplies and rupturing both gas tanks on the said Richard Ferguson of Howard County Sheriff Traffic in the area was rerouted for more than an hour after the the sergeant Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Sex with teen charge levied against judge Rwandan aid missions will go round the clock President authorizes million for airlifts to Zaire WASHINGTON Presi Clinton ordered rqundthe clock aid flighfs to Zaires border saying the desperate migration of millions of Rwandan refugees threatened to become the worlds worst humanitarian crisis in a Clinton said the United States was undertaking an immediate and massive increase in He authorized more than million for military airlifts of food and bringing the total of aid for theRwanda crisis to million About members of the American military involved in the relief according to a senior Defense Department official who spoke on condition of anonym The official said they would be there for at least several About soldiers will pro security for air transports and The rest will include logistics medical cargo handlers and Waterdelivery More than half Of the force is to1 operate out of a major airfield which is quickly becoming the hub for incoming The rest will be posted at the refugee camps at Gomaand Relief supplies will be flown from air bases in Germany to Entebbe and transferred to small er planes for flights to airfields in Zaire near the It in a race against time and theres no luxury to be sitting on our hands and we dont intend to do said John Sha chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Disease and in the sprawling refugee camps are claim ing one life every the pres ident An outbreak of deadly cholera has killed the beginning of this the United States has been in the forefront of the inter national communitys The United States does not intend to assign soldiers to any peacekeeping force set up in relying on other nations to Nearly 2 million Rwandan Hutus have fled across the border into Zaire in recent and more than a million more are moving toward the fear retaliation for the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi by Hutu The flow of refugees across Rwandas borders has now creat ed what could be the worlds worst humanitarian crisis in a the president Clinton stressed that a solution depends on the return of the refugees to their To that the United States urged the United Nations to immediately deploy peacekeepers to Rwanda to provide In terms of relief officials say a top priority is pro viding fresh since cholera is caused by bacteria in ed Water and sanitation are criti cal to prevent further loss of Deputy Secretary of Defense John Deutch To do a job on this will take a great deal of We are essentially talking about producing here a water sys tem for at least million he said the United States would take immediate steps to purify existing water sup plies with In addi 20 million packets for oral rehydration will be delivered over the next two daysto help victims of If you cant get the Rwandans to towards then natures going to solve the prob lem for the senior Defense Department official You saw the pictures of the backhoes burying people in RWANDA G Kigali By MIKE PALUCK Tribune staff writer and The Associated Press A man who has been identified as an informant in a drugandsex case against Howard Circuit Judge Alan Brubaker has said the judge had sex with him in Chicago when he was a Koko mo attorney was arrested at the Lebanon Holiday Inn Tuesday on charges of offering cocaine to an female state police officer posing as a prostitute in exchange for sex with him and another A court transcript used to file the charges against Brubaker identified William Vandergriff as the man who allegedly was to be involved in the July 5 sexual charges that allege Brubaker removed cocaine and adult video tapes from the Circuit Court property room and trans ported them to Bobne County were added to the counts of deal ing in cocaine and patronizing a A plea of innocent has been entered on his behalf in Boone Superior Court the Indiana Supreme Court suspended Brubaker with His arrest has prompted ques tions about his conduct with boys who appeared as defendants in his No charges have been Brubaker based the allegations of sexual mis conduct made by attorney Donald Bolinger II and Center Town ship Trustee Jean Bolinger said about two and onehalf years a client intro duced him to who is now in his Vandergriff said he had appeared in Brubakers court and recounted having sex with the Bolinger Shortly after his 16th Brubaker took this person to Chicago for the Bolinger That was the first time they had sexual Asked how the alleged trip was Bolinger I believe they drove Thats all I can remember him Bolinger said he did not know whether Vandergriff was under Brubakers jurisdiction after he turned Bolinger said around September he told the story to Indiana State who said no criminal law had been Sixteen is the age of consent for and criminal law does not sanction a judge who has sex with a person who is or under the jurisdic tion of the judges Bolinger I went to them not on a cru the lawyer I went to them saying heres what Ive Heres what Ive been able to find Im not an investiga Im not an Im just giving it to and if you want to investigate go for Questioned about the credibility of Vandergtiffs Bolinger said they felt him reliable chough to use in this Boone and so I think that gives some col oring of truth to jg But he was not juve nile I talked to that claimed to have sexual relations with Judge These people had no reason to They were scared they werent in it for profit or notoriety because back in 1992 when I into these they Wouldnt put their name on the line when push came to Bolinger said the people he spoke to for not com ing including fear and ridicule from their So I think they had a lot or reasons that I can understand and sympathize why back in they did not come Please see PA12 AP Graphic Inside todays Tribune Local KHS seniors condition Page Sports It will be a meaner Indi anapolis Page Also inside Classified Dear Local News of Judge gives OK to transfer Horner is closer to taking job at South Dakota school By TRISHA TURNER Tribune staff writer A judge has granted Larry Horners request to transfer to the probation he is serving for a conflict of interest Howard Special Judge Dou glas Morton filed in Howard Circuit Court his order granting the transfer of Hornets probation so the former Kokomo Center superintendent may take a job as administrative head of Free man The court the proba tion transfer request to be proper and appropriate and in the reha bilitative interest of the order in granting the Morton also requested details on the duties Horner will be perform ing in his new job at the private The court expresses its concern that preliminary information sug gests that the for defendant was to include superin tendents responsibility in the pri vate school the order The court reflects upon the propriety of placing the defendant in a position of trust in substantial financial matters in view of the recent In a telephone interview Morton said could reverse his orderafter studying Horners new job KokomoCenter super intendent from 1986 to in February pleaded guilty to a Class D felony conflict of interest charge in Howard Circuit Sentenc ing the count Class A misde meanor March Morton approved a plea agreement which included a year of supervised In Horner was accused of approving school employ ees extra pay without Kokomo School Board Charges related to that were dropped in the plea The conflict of interest charge to which he pleaded guilty was relat ed to his not filing the required conflict of interest statement when Eiirchasing a boat with other okomoCenter administrators and representatives from a com puter company in That pur chase was made just after the school board approved a mil lion purchase from the July Horner filed a petition in Howard Circuit Court request ing his probation be transferred to South Dakota so he could take the Freeman Academy The academy is a non residential Christian school for boys and girls in grades five through Stewart the schools said Horners duties as administrative head will be that of a school principal and that there will be other people to whom Horner will be June Horner was granted a 30day travel permit to Freeman by County Adult Proba tion Hofer said he did not know whether the former superintendent had been working at the academy or when he might He has been offered the job for one but Hofer has declined to release the amount of the salary Horner has been Hofer said Friday he did not believe Freeman probation department officials had complet ed Horners When the transfer is he will have fulfilled the requirements to be employed by Freeman Finishing up Scott owner of SEF fin ishes work Friday on Kokomo the gokail track his company spent two months building in Indian The 409 Arrow opened July 14 and operates seven days a It features an which is open and adult and youth tracks which close in the A bat ting cage is also under construction at the said Assistant Manager Amy Tribune photo by Stephen Shaner ;