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Lawrence Daily Journal World (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Lawrence, Kansas The Lawrence daily journal world sunday March Kansas 98 pages 63 50 cents drugs in Lawrence the problems but often out of sight by Ric Anderson jew staff writer unless you knew where to youd probably never find the evidence room in the Douglas county Law enforce ment a Brown Metal door leads to the basement room on the East Side of the building at 111 youll see stereo Yard ornaments and hundreds of other pieces of evidence authorities have gathered in criminal its also a storeroom for a wide variety of drugs co in the words of Douglas county sheriff Loren the rooms got about in a the basement evidence room symbolizes the cites drug in theres about everything in the Way of but drugs Arent especially the i Tys drug scene exists primarily in pockets of underground a i think we have a serious pretty much like we see throughout the said Rick a Douglas county assistant District attorney assigned to the Cit county drug enforcement but our local pro Blem Hast reached the proportion of cities like or even Kansas where crack houses Are operating and violence related to drugs seems to be getting out of if not immediately drugs Are behind a number of unsettling pro Douglas county District judge dealing with drugs today journal world carries the first instalment in a fou part series on drugs in the series is the result of than 100 hours of interviews conducted by jew reporter Ric Anderson with sources ranging from top Law enforcement officials to occasional instalments will run every sunday through March next sunday the users Jean Shepherd says drugs alcohol Are a Factor in 65 percent to 75 percent of All juvenile court court and social service workers say Treyve seen children of Grade school age who have tried District judge Mike Malone estimates that As Many As 90 percent of the county violent crime offenders have problems with drugs alcohol substance abuse also is a problem for a significant number of nonviolent crime according to statistics from the Douglas county Community corrections National attention has been focused on illegal drugs in recent president Bush has declared War on see Page 8a staff photo by Ben by glory Douglas county sheriff Loren Anderson looks Over drugs and drug paraphernalia seized by officers in narcotics among the items on Andersons desk Are powdered crack co Caine and several pipes for smoking a drug dealers Story from beginning to bust by Ric Anderson jew staff writer Topeka a guard at the Kansas state reception and diagnostic Center adjusts his coat and offers his opinion of the chilling wind blowing through the when the winds blowing from the North like coming across the this Hill is the coldest place in the guard tripping the electronic locks on the Hainlink Gates that Lead to this Way station on the Road to the state Greg is learning just How cold it can be at its where Hes been held since his conviction and sentencing in Douglas county District court on a charge of possessing cocaine with intent to in a drug dealing career that lasted nearly eight once fancied himself As something of drug that changed in november 1988 when he got caught with somewhere along the line i got i got i got arrogant and i got said who was born and raised in i really was somewhere along the i got i got i got and i got Greg Gibler pretty much an arrogant i thought i was giblets drug career stopped with his arrest and conviction in Douglas county District his conviction brought a thereto 10year prison and now his incarceration at the self described cockiness appears to be Ive lost he his eyes reddening during an interview 21 with a journal world a thin and slightly built Man dressed in Denim a Light Blue work shirt and scarred work says he just wants to get out of get Back to his family and Start a legitimate in the he spoke in a soft breaking into tears several As he talked of his his Hopes and his drug dealing career from Start to Gibler was arrested in november 1988 shortly after he arrived in Lawrence from Kansas City International Airport toting a Supply of cocaine that hed purchased in Gibler planned to sell the drug locally for As much As he said the cocaine Deal was going to be his i was sick of he i wanted i really i was just tired of peo ple burning me off All the Gibler said it want the first time he wanted to Stop he said quitting was on his mind from the Day he in Gibler he began dealing marijuana to raise Money so he could Start a business and begin attending he made some preliminary calculations and figured that if everything went he could make in 15 months of dealing it didst work that giblets original plan of owning a legitimate business never he for a variety of although on paper he made several Hundred thousands of dollars Selling Gibler said he never actually had More than on hand at one time until the very end of his dealing at that he tried to con Vince his father to help him Start a his father the cashflow problem came about partly because drug dealing int a 9to5 Job that produces a paycheck every because he usually didst have a steady drug Gibler his business would lapse for periods of three to four months and As Many As eight but finding he was no see Page 8a Trade talks end in vow of Goodwill Rancho a president Bush and japanese prime minister Toshiki Kaifu concluded their desert Summit saturday with no breakthrough on divisive Trade issues but Mutual promises to redouble efforts for resolving Kaifu said i am determined to firmly tackle the underlying causes of the billion Trade deficit with the United states and other economic make no mistake about i want to see that deficit come Bush standing alongside Kaifu under a blazing Sun near a Lush Golf course at a country club where they held two Days of despite the contentious pro the two leaders went out of their Way to show personal warmth and Bush called the prime minister my and the japanese Leader referred to the president three times As despite the Lack of any major the upbeat tone of the talks could give a political boost to who lacks a Broad base of support in his May you have great Success in your efforts in the coming Mon Bush you have our see Page 11a soviets vie to hang on to offices Moscow a voters throughout Russia and the soviet slavic heartland will decide to Day whether to throw local communist potentates out of and desperate party Bosses have adopted Western style Campaign tricks to try to hang using pork barrel politics and More than a hint of ballot Box stuffing and party Barons throughout the Ukraine and byelorussian Are facing unprecedented pro democracy reformist nationalists and Ordinary citizens fed up with the privileges of the powerful have crowded onto ballots that were once reserved for the communists chosen More than 146 million people from the Pacific shores of the soviet far East to the mountains on the czechoslovak Border Are eligible to vote in today elec which will choose the makeup of the three republics As Well As City and Village councils known in rus Sian As polls will be open from 7 to 8 with the first results expected party including two members of the ruling face the daunting Challenge of securing a Victory in their three see Page 11a philippine troops sent to quell revolt inside today Philippines a troops Loyal to a governor wanted for trying to topple presi Dent Corazon Aquino surrounded a hotel in a provincial capital to trapping a Cabinet member and taking a general officials officials said forces Loyal to suspended Rodolfo Aguinaldo launched the opera Tion at 4 on the six Story Delfino hotel in 250 Miles North of after Lear Ning that government troops planned to raid his there was no shooting during the moves on the but regional commander Miguel Fontanilla said Aguinaldo troops clashed about the same time with government forces 10 Miles leaving one person there were no Manila radio station Ezrh said the military planned to Fly reinforcements to tug Garao Early today but the plane could not leave the capitals Villamor air Force base because Aguinaldo troops controlled the provincial a pro government officer said in tug Garao that government forces held the air port but that All flights were cancelled to prevent further Aguinaldo holed up in his Hometown of about 45 Miles North of after the government indicted him on charges of rebellion and murder in the 19 coup attempt to oust Aguinaldo was suspended in january As governor of Bagayan province for allegedly sup porting the military he told a Manila radio station on 1 that he was sending tanks and artillery to the City to sup see Page 11a Jay Hawks Jolt 9663 Kansas improved of 283 and tied Oklahoma for second place in the big eight with a 9663 Victory Over Iowa state in the final game of the regular page1b the weather enjoy it while you partly High Page 2a Israel reacts to peace plan offer a majority of israeli prime minister Yitzhak Shavirs liked Cabinet ministers saturday reacted favourably to a Compromise for choosing palestinians for peace talks with Page 2a Index quotable i cant believe they want a raise for this if they should get a pay Merv a hotel manager in Hawaii who is Manning the resorts Valet parking system during a strike of hotel employees korean invasion Tunnel discovered demilitarized Korea a and South korean military engineers unearthed a Tunnel saturday allegedly dug by communist North Korea in the 1970s As an invasion route under the demilitarized zone that divides the two it was the fourth secret Tunnel apparently dug by North Korea inside the Border and South korean officials said there May be up to 20 North Korea has denied digging any the Tunnel was found in a Remote mountainous Region called about 100 Miles Northeast of the Region was the site of bloody Battles during the 195053 korean working from a recently dug intercepting Tun engineers drilled through 10 feet of Granite to break into the 145 Yards below South korean troops sent into the Tunnel found Railroad a stack of old dynamite and an empty steel a slogan painted in Black on one Granite Wall lets unify the Marks on the wet Walls appeared to have been made by hard implements used to dig the manmade water inside flowed evidence officials see Page 11a

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