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Naugatuck Daily News (Newspaper) - August 18, 1998, Naugatuck, Connecticut Naugatuck daily news tuesday August 18, 1998 a Page a2 state state forecast for Southern new England today. Early morning fog locally dense otherwise it. Partly sunny. A 30 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. Humid with a High in the mid 80s. Light Northwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 it. Mph. Tonight. Mostly Clear and less humid with a Low in the lower to mid 50s. Northwest wind around to Mph becoming North. Vav wednesday. Mostly sunny and cooler with a High in the lower to mid 70s. Brought to you by. National weather service Taunton a High court upholds Stop which led to suspect Hartford Conn. Apr the slate supreme court has rejected the Appeal of convicted killer who was captured by police after being stopped at routine sobriety checkpoint the states highest court ruled monday that Bryan Blackman a statements to police were not the product of any illegal search and seizure. Troopers arrested Blackman on sept. La 1993, when he failed to produce a Drivers License or any other photo identification at the checkpoint while he was in custody they Learned that there was a warrant for his arrest from Bristol on charges of breach of the peace and third degree assault. I Blackman who also went by the name Kevin Harris was turned Over to Bristol officials including detective Edward Spyros who suspected Blackman might have been involved in the sept 4, 1993, shooting death of a Man on Davis drive. Blackman at first denied any knowledge of the shooting then acknowledged that he had been present but insisted he was not involved. He was eventually convicted of killing Richard Whipple during a robbery attempt Blackman claimed that the sept la traffic Stop was illegal and that he would not have fallen into the hands of the Bristol police had it not been for that Stop. The High court ruled however that the sobriety checkpoint was Legal. The justices also noted that even if it were not Blackman had twice been read his rights and was not questioned about the slaying until several hours after the original Stop. / the judges also rejected Blackman a claim that prosecutors failed to prove he meant to kill Whipple. Noting that Whipple was shot in the head at close Range the court said the jury was Well within reason in concluding that Blackman intended to kill the victim. Lastly the High court threw out Blackman a claim that the judge erred in defining a reasonable doubt for the jury. Police focus on evidence friends focus on grief Willimantic Conn. Apr the doors of Windham Middle school usually closed this time of year Are being opened to children whose summer vacations have been shattered by the murder of a classmate. About 20 friends of 11-year-old Angelica Padilla met with teachers and Counselor on monday to share their grief and talk. School superintendent Patrick Proctor said students should feel they can express their emotions. A first is to try to make the kids feel Safe. They Are experiencing a very deep kinds of grief and it is often difficult to articulate such grief. Under these circumstance they Are also experiencing fear a Proctor said Angelicas body was found in a wooded area near her apartment building late thursday night. Her Mother Millie Mercado contacted police thursday afternoon when Angelica was late coming Back from her paper route. Padilla a death was caused by a blow to the head and an injury to her neck made by something Sharp according to a report released saturday by the state medical examiner. State police were anticipating the results of forensic tests today hoping they might Point them toward a suspect the general Public was also being asked to offer any information that might be helpful. Trooper Richard Alexandre said important information could come from virtually anybody who was in the arca. A Elf someone witnessed someone in the neighbourhood someone who is not a familiar face in the area or someone acting a Little strange or even had some Wood on them a Alexandre said. Investigators were also trying to find out if any child molesters or people recently released from prison were in the area the Day the girl was killed. However Alexandre said nothing special should be read into the focus on molesters. A a we re looking at All aspects. To see if there was anyone new to the arca who had a criminal history a Alexandre said. In Brief by the associated press for a few tense minutes America stopped listened and wished it would All go away. A a in be had it up to Here with this stuff a said Steve Lepock 33, a safety and environmental Engineer for How met corp. In Norfolk a. But like so Many americans who watched president Clinton a speech monday night Lepock let it go at just that. A i done to forgive anybody who does stuff like that to a loved one or a in bars and at barbecues in restaurants offices retirement Homes and College dorms the nation weighed Clinton a remarks a his admissions his expression of regret his Defiance a on Many Levels As political scandal Domestic ordeal personal tragedy and pathetic farce. Opinions were mixed reactions by turns emotional cynical flip and pained. Many wondered about the country a children what do we Tell them what will they think Many others just wondered about the country. Nairobi Kenya apr coils of barbed wire Mounds of sandbags and sniffer dogs confront visitors to the temporary new . Embassy in kenyans capital. Tense soldiers Man barricades a Block away and a Sharpshooter glares Down from the roof. If a siege mentality prevails at the nine Story red Brick building on a quiet Side Street its understandable. Officials Are determined that what happened aug. 7 wont happen again. A Little More than a mile away stands the badly damaged Shell of the embassy attacked by a truck bomb that killed 247 people and raised immediate questions about safety at . Missions worldwide. A sense of Shock and emergency is evident inside too where embassy workers Are crammed into offices of the . Agency for International development. A the adrenaline is still pumping and you done to go Back to Normal overnight a Stephen Nolan the embassy a administrative Counselor told reporters monday. Nolan said he feels Safe at the temporary facility. More than Security concerns or the disarray of the sudden move embassy workers Are still dealing with the trauma of human loss. At least 46 people a dozen of them americans were killed inside the downtown embassy building. No damage estimate has been issued for the five Story building where the bombs violent Impact smashed in windows and Walls and left Mounds of wrecked cabinets computers and desks. Nolan characterized damage Only in the millions of dollars calling the building a a Complete Washington apr a tense pre election budget showdown seems certain this fall Between president Linton and congressional republicans. But Many participants and analysts say a stalemate that escalates into a news Domi naung government shutdown is unlikely. The oct. I Start of fiscal 1999 will be just a month off when the vacationing Congress resumes work in september. The White House has issued veto threats against seven of the 13 spending Bills needed to keep agencies functioning demanding billions More for schools environmental cleanups and other programs and opposing gof proposals such As roads through protected Federal lands. But will the Battle intensify into a replay of the late 1995 and Early 19% partial shutdowns generating news stories about padlocked agencies gated National Parks and delayed Benefit checks with elections for control of Congress just a month later Many people involved in or watching the situation say it would be too risky for both sides. A republicans carried the blame for the last shutdowns and would be asking for real trouble a said Leon Panetta Clinton a chief of staff during the 1995 and 1996 budget wars which the Public named largely or the gop. Lie a for democrats its a Little More questionable Bitt it would be viewed As the president trying to find diversions from the other problems he a facing a said Panetta now a consultant at California state University at Monterey Bay. A a it a a dangerous tactic to those a other problems were a reference to the investigation into circumstances surrounding a intone a acknowledged improper relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. No one knows where that will stand in september or How that a or perhaps Stock Market or economic developments a might affect a intone a political strength by then. As a result though it seems unlikely no one completely rules out a shutdown with one Side or the other calculating that it has the political Edge or perhaps overplaying its hand. Kinshasa Congo apr holding in his hand a crumpled Sheet of paper covered with a diagram of an ak-47 assault Rifle Edmund Oboyo is ready to go off to War for president Laurent Kabilka a if he a paid. Faced with an army of rebels approaching Congo a capital of Kinshasa Kabilka has launched a massive drive to recruit new soldiers to defend his troubled government. A the people must be Brave a Kabilka declares during a state radio broadcast. A this is the message i have for my elsewhere Kabilka has been shuttling to countries near and far including Angola and Cuba in search of support for his government. His foes include an army of his former rwandan allies ethnic Tutsi fighters and disaffected members of the presidents own military. At Home a Abilay Scall to arms has been answered by thousands of out of work men who sign up for the Money if not for love of country. Trivia sibling actresses Audrey the honeymooners and Jayne mrs. Sieve Allen Meadows were both bom in we Chang China. Htm/1islnliu our lady of mount Carmel >45 Congress ave., Waterbury St. Francis of Assisi Church 518 Church St., Naugatuck thursday night Bingo thursday Bingo games Start 7 00 pm. A doors open 5 00 pm. Free Coffee and Tea progressive Jackpot computerized Kami Como amp Bant system with Whf a Friend. Close circuit tvs err 6 monitors wireless sound us a foot system for easier verification. I games begin at 7 00 i Flo Turfeo tuesday augustas mid Day 3. 0-0-9 mid Day 4. 7-5-0-4 nightly 3. 6-7-3 play 4. 3-0-2-9 cases. 6-10-13-15-17 to to. To Happy tales # i a 4bprofessional pet sitting service bonded a incur Mccall Karen Slater 203 757-8134 third suspect charged in slashing attack of boy Windsor Conn. Apr a third person has been arrested in the slaying of a 7-year-old boy whose Throat was Cut so brutally he was nearly decapitated. Roberto Marquez 20, of Hartford was charged monday with tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution. Neither police nor prosecutors would release any details of Marquez alleged involvement in the july 9 attack on Jarrell Cuyler which also resulted in injuries to Jarrell s 2-year-old sister Lindsey. A the warrants Are sealed so i can to get into the details a said Hartford states attorney James Thomas. A the charges in this Case speak for two people a Charity West 23, of Windsor and Alexis Grajales 18, of East Hartford a were arrested in the Case last month. West is charged with capital felony first degree burglary and first degree assault. Grajales is charged with felony murder first de Grce burglary and first degree kidnapping. The children smother Tammi Cuyler told police two1 mask amp a intruders broke into her Home Early that morning. She said one held her Down while the other attacked the children. West is the Cousin of the victims Mother and had dated the victims father police have said. Marquez is being held on a $100,-000 Bond. Snet Union to map its negotiation strategy new Haven Conn. Apr Connecticut Telephone workers could still strike if a new round of contract talks this week fails to produce an agreement the Union representing workers at Southern new England telecommunications says. Leaders for the 6,500-member Union planned to hold a news conference today outline their strategy. Contract talks resume thursday. Workers could hit the picket lines if the talks do not produce an agreement by Midnight saturday. Union spokesman John Dugan said whether the Union will strike will depend on How much talks Progress this week. A previous agreement did not satisfy rank and file workers who were looking for wages that would rival what workers at other Telephone companies earn. The Wakers never voted on the tentative contract so snet spokeswoman Myra Stanley said the company will wait and Sec what comes out of talks on thursday and Friday before deciding whether to renegotiate the whole Deal. The snet workers Are represented by local 1298 of the Connecticut Union of Telephone workers which recently became affiliated with the communication workers of America. Obituaries Kenneth Morin Cheshire a Kenneth main 48, of 1080 Summit Road died sunday my. 16, 1998, As a result of a motorcycle Accident. Main was Bam april 11,1950, la Waterbury a son of nerve and con Ceuta Cocchiola main of Cheshire. He was a heavy equipment operator for no amp a construction cd. He was a member of the National Rifle association and the Connecticut motorcycle riders association. Besides his parents he leaves one Gerald h. Souza Naugatuck a Gerald h. Souza 58, of 39 Summerfield St. Died saturday aug. 15, 1998, at St. Mary a Hospital. Or. Souza was bom june 28, 1940, in fall River mass., a son of the late William and Antonia Ventura Souza. He had been a Naugatuck resident for the past two years. He was a former employee of Haskon corp. And worked at the Christopher Columbo gub. He leaves five sons Kevin Souza of new Hampshire Bryan Souza of son Louis Morin of Cheshire two daughters Jennifer and Sarah Morin both of Cheshire two Sisters Andrea Morin of Cheshire and Denise Stevenson of Prospect and one grandchild. Funeral services will be held wednesday at noon at the Buck Miller Brothers funeral Home route 69, Prospect. Burial will at the convenience of the family. There Are no calling hours. Fall River mass., William Souza of Swansea mass., Gerald Souza of Tilton ., and Jeffrey Souza of Wolfeboro A sister Eileen Molnar of Naugatuck and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held thursday at 9 15 . Tram the Fitzgerald Zembruski Mingacci funeral Home 240 n. Main St., to our lady of Fatima Church Waterbury for a mass Al to . Burial will be in St. James cemetery at the convenience of the family. Calling hours Are wednesday from 6-8 . Funerals Alice b. Bedard Southbury a funeral services a mrs. Alice b. Roy Bedard 82, of Woods Way drive formerly of Naugatuck widow of Avila j. Bedard who died wednesday at St. Mary a Hospital were held monday with a mass at 10 30 . At sacred heart Church Southbury. The Rev. Brendan Donnelly was flush a Cluj Call 729-2228 to advertise Flash ads will be accepted until 9 30 . For same Day publication. Monday thru Friday and until 3 . Friday for saturday. They will always appear on Page 2. Minimum Cost is s9.oo for 15 words 23c Tor each additional word must be pre-pa1d coming saturday augur 22back to school Tab with bus routes it for Home delivery Call Maria a 729-222r a missed the classified deadline your and can appear Here for As Low As 9 of Call Jennifer at 729-?7?x the celebrant of the mass. Joh did a was the organist Ani Melissa Ninmo was the soloist. Pallbearers were Paul beware Bill Bedard Chris Bedard Davi Shepack Bill Hanley and fran my Mullen. Burial was in St. James Ceme tory with committal services by la Rev. Richard Bolles. The Alderson funeral Home 201 Meadow St., Naugatuck charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions May b made to St. Francis Church foun Calion . Box 292, Naugatuck 06770 a to . A Welfar fund Pine Hall Northwest re go on 195 Alvord Park Road Tor Angion 06790. Bollen count tuesday August 18 i min lit i i,1.1, to Waterbury Hospital Laboratory pollen count Center pollen count is Low. Trees. 0/cubic mehr crass a 0/cubic meter weeds. I cubic meter Mold count is moderate. M0ld 921/cubic meter

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