New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 12, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
HERALD-ZEITUNG.COM | Tuesday, July 12; 2011 | 5Amid probe, Strauss-Kahn’s New York court date delayed
NEW YORK (AP)
Dominique Strauss-K.ihh's next court date in his Nc\v V()rk sexii.il assault
case was postponeH Monday, with prosecutors invoking a nt^ ior further i nvest igat ion a nd defen se
lawyers say i ng the>' h<>p^ it would lead to the end of the tumultiKMJSr case involving a hotel maid.COURT
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Sl()|)|)c(l outride the toiirfríHUií, iIk' dr'tf'ndafif. vvlio vvithheld Ins namf*, s.iid he lif'ld lifflc r(‘S|)c< t tor the [iroi edurc. Ihe d(M(*iid<inl pl(\i(l(‘(! no (oti li'sf |() tìiinor in [joiiSfsvion ot .il(()h(il |uri(' 2") while svvitnmiii)» In thf ( om.il Kiv<'r/he s.iid In ihe ( ourt room Mofid.iy, lie s<iid going th(* |U(lge vv.i«;
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He saifl he ,h I(>(I anv w.iy lie vviinted in tourt hc( .mse Ik* kncv\ wh.it fns tino won Id he ,ind. there tore his ( ondu( 1 ni.vd(* no dittereiii e "I flon't think llie\ reali/e iIk* ( ons(>(]iien( es of their .K fions," I l.irtfn s.iid, tl.irfin sets ,isi(|(> Mon (l.iv moinings for flie minors' ( ,ises <is ,i (otirtess fo flie V'ounger deiend.mfs, Mve said it nvike'^ if e.isier tor (latents vvlio ftavt* fo six>w Up with min(>rs t(¡ gef to ( ourf, get out and m,i\l)e g('t hark to work. She said the Mond,IV morning ses
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li(' (l fhn )U them int(> river (lutv, he rl want to tram them on (!<'pattm(“nt,il rivin
po|i( ing ¡>ro( ediires.
It vou i)nng ( )th('r agen ( les in \vithouf training them on suc h tiungs as use ot force Wihert said 'a laser ()r somC'thing elsp might ( ( )in(M)ut a l( if (|iii< k-
er fh.ui It ( )fhei\vis(> would have,"
H(* said a tot.i! of I, JO I ( (tafions ha\f' been wrifîen ( m the n\er so lai this sea son, as ( ()m|)ated to *HìH lot file s,ini(‘ peiiod last ■'eason.
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sion alltnvs d('fend«ints who might live outside New Braunfels hanrlle their business at the end of the weekend arul not have to return, say, m the middle of the week whc*n it's more dittKuit to get off work or f)Ut of Sth(K)l.
A tonfingenf of the young d(‘fenfiants sh()W(‘<l disrespect f)Ut others saifi thev learnfHl their kssons and marie an eftort to be polit(‘.
()ne 1 7“y(>ar-olfl defendant trom ( v[)r(”>s sairl she learned her lesson and thought It w isest to behave in the (ourfr(M)m "I )ust know that if vou make the judge mad, it makes a riifferenc e," said the voung lady r barged .js
a minor m
al< ohol, anr whosf» name was withheld. "It is a big deal I have to ()av for it from my «»wn po< ket. I le.unr^d my lesson "
Be( ky ( ornejo of Rvan atf('nded municipal court with her daughter who was ( barged as a minor who (.onsumed alcohol. Her daughter was arrested at a
gathering of 16- ancf 17-year-old minors in a New Braunfels hotel.
Her daughter, ('ornejo said, was orderc»d to perform (ommunity servic e in lieu of fines and c ourt costs
"I don't think I'll have to deal with this no more," C ornejo SI if i as sht* and her daughter left the courthouse.
l arrv' f udd, court administrator, said the judge* dec irles who performs community service and who pays fines. If a defendant tails to do eithc'r, he or she* ( an be ¡ailed ( udd said
He said munlc ipal c ourf takes in about $1 million in tine's and fc'es for thec itv annually. AlK)ut 20 [M*rct‘nt of defendants (X'rtorm < (immunity sc'rvK e>, (Held said
"In these economii time's, we use a lot ot lom-munitv servK e," he* said.
"It's not about re'venut*," ( udd continued.
"It's not about the .^itv making mc>ney. It's about providing rc'stilution to the communitv."
Ihc' poln I* department is already $70,()()() over budget on overtime b('( <ius(‘ ot the h(',vvv man-hours comniitted to [)olic -ing the river. VVilnTt c*X(M‘( fs that ovcT budge‘t figure will rise to $1 to,(KM) In the* (»nd of the» s(\ison,
Wavor I’ro Tern \tark ( loodner s.nd the citv is going to have to figure out a w<i\ to [).i\ tor the ( osfs of [)( ilu ing tubc'rs.
What we're going to spend on overtime, we'Yt' going to p.iss l)a( k to our ( ifi/C'ns, who .ire going to h.ive fo pav a [)C'nn\ c'xfr.i 111 jiropcTtv taxe's this ve.ir '
C iO( )dne'r said.
VVilH'ff s.)id an ottie e*r sfa tioned at the ( if\'s tube ( hute With a "dic ker" on luK Í (ounted ** "27 peo
pie* [)assing through the chute» in a five-hour pc*ri-od, including 2,2 57 tubers in a single hour.
()ne on-river improvement devised by the parks de'partment has helped move- the crowds through the* tube ( hute, ( hokc* |)oinf th.Tt fills with tul>e‘rs and results in otficcTS hav ing to stop visitors from enfC'rmg fire rive'f until it c k'.irs. Boards were' sfackc'd on the tul)e c hute' dam to raise» the water |cnc*l .il)out a foot in front ot the* c hiitc*. "That was a grt'af ide.i. Now, instead ot people having fo paddle* u[) to the tube c hute, it jusf sue ks pe*oplc* in — and th.it s made tuige' diftcTC'nc e in being able to ( U*ar lh(> c n )wds.'
24 hom Peteibilt servK C* te( h who must k(*e'p his box v.in ot a si/f» that would be b.inned iiv<iil able* ill a monient's notn e.
Sfatlets will look .it iiu re'asing the allowable' si/c* limits to iiu liiek' su( h 1)1 >X V.llls,
lhe\ 11 also look at adding prov isk his under which homeowiie'rs with larger lots ot ac re*agc* would bt* able* to keep their 1 8 whe*(‘leis on their piope*it\
AVe'd be puffing a lot ot tolks ill our unal arc'.is m a b.id posilion, said ( oun ( ilor MikeM)aii.i, "It doe*s-11 t ni.ike' sense in those .iie'.is."
( itv oflic ials h.ive* said that complaints liom iifi-/c'lis .ibout ne'ighbors p.irk-mg I H w he*e'leis in vards and on u'siek-nti.il sfic-ets )rompl<“<l the pio[)os,)l to lan the* big rigs.
I Ih' [Hoposed i).in would pie've'iit 1 8-whe‘ele‘rs, e on-( leic- true ks, dump Ittic ks
and other ve*hicles df'signe'd to transport cargo trom ¡)arkmg on [)rivate* pro()e*rt\ (»r public rights-e)t \va\ m neighbodioods /()!U'd re'sidenti.il.
Ve'hie les weighing more than 1 S,(KM) |H)unds, longe'r than 22 tec»t, w ider than 8 teet or taller than 8 teet woiild bf' banned
The' ban would not .ippK to KVs, tv pic .il trade's til.in's true ks, duallv pic k-u|)s or other sue h \e*hie le*s.
In other action:
• ( ouiie il hc'arel ,i pres-ent.ition on a studv on the* tc'asibilifs ot using w.ife'i re*( laimc'd trom t ity sc'wc'r pl.ints to irrigate tlie c it\'s p.irks. The' studv pro|)ose's a $T,S million [)rojecf to replacc* the* drinking wafeT now usc'cl to irrig.ite j).irk lands with Tvpt' 1 rc'c laime'd vvatc't, whic h is sale tor irrigation but not for consumption.
Bc'cause wafer shortage's will bc'e ome c ritic at in flic' e oming yc'ars, ( ounc ilor Kicharei Zapata said hc*'d 1 ike> to sc'e the proje'c t e'xpanele'd to ine lude addi-
• ('ounc il rc'e eivc'd an update from ( it\ I nginec'r |im klein on the North Trib-utarv Dr,image* I’roje'e t kle'in said te'der.il [)e*rmifs are* e*xpe*c tc*d b\ five e*nd ot luK ,ind coiitractors will here-,idv to bc'gin mov ing dirt in lod.ns
Ihe project would improve' drainage* along the \ortli 1iibutar\ ot the* Ciu.idalupe Rive*r be*twc*c*n Walnut and Mc(^ueene.'v roads and t.ike» some» I home's out of the* flood pl.iin.
• ('ouru il approved forming ,i I O-person rc'dis trie ting c ommittc'e* to aid in the ic'clrawingof e itv coun-c il clistric ts, whi< h must be* re'ce»ntigure'd base*d on (Kip-ulatioii ( hange*s in the* 2010 C ensus. '
fach council membc'r will pick one* committee nn'mlier. live ofhc'r thre*e* positions on the* eommit-te*e, vvhic h w ill be' ,i divc'rse group, will bc'c hosen from memtx'rs ot the [vublic w ho m.ike a()plic .vfion, ( ity Se*( -rc*t.ity Patrick Atc'n will h.in-dlc' the a[)plication proce'ss.
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