New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
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In The News
Court rules against roadblock searches
AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled that 85 pounds of marijuana found in the trunk of a car during a roadblock search cannot be used as evidence.
The decision Wednesday reversed a lower appeals court ruling in the case of Juan Enrique Sanchez.
Sanchez was indicted after marijuana was found in the trunk of a car on April 30, 1987 at a Texas Department of Public Safety roadblock in Victoria County.
The roadblock was set up to check drivers for their licenses and proof of insurance.
Sanchez filed a motion to sup-jress the evidence, saying the mar-juana was discovered in an illegal search.
Officers said Sanchez’s 10-year-old car looked suspicious because it had a broken window, and the icense plate w as held up by w ire.
They received Sanchez’s permission to open the trunk, and found bags of marijuana, according to court records.
But the Court of Criminal Appeals said the roadblock was illegal because the state failed to jrovide specific evidence showing the roadblock was necessary, or operated in a standardized way to minimize the officers’ discretion.
The court noted that in cases where roadblocks have gained U.S. Supreme Court approval, law authorities have provided evidence showing that a societal good was being performed, such as catching drunk drivers, with a minimum intrusion on an individual’s right of privacy.
News media blocked by court
SAN ANTONIO (*P) — A judge has barred the news media from revealing the names of two teen-age defense witnesses in the trial of three youths accused in the near-fatal beating of a 12-year-old boy.
State District Judge Mary Roman’s order came Wednesday after several juvenile witnesses for the prosecution already had been identified in news accounts. No attempt was made to keep their names from the public.
Several prosecution witnesses had complained of threats.
San Antonio Express-News Executive Editor Jim Moss said the newspaper would seek to have the order overturned by filing a challenge with the 4th Court of Appeals.
“We feel very strongly that the order by Judge Mary Roman is a violation of our protection under the First Amendment,’’ Moss said “We have instructed our attorneys to take any and all legal steps to have the order overturned.’’
The unusual order proteas the identities of two teen-agers who testified on the behalf of three defendants charged in the Nov. 9, 1991, beating of Willie Crum Jr., who was 12 at the time. Crum, now 14, suffered brain damage that left him confined to a wheelchair and unable to speak.
The two witnesses covered by the order arc a 16-year-old boy who was a close friend of Crum and a 15-year-old girl whom Crum has implicated as having lured him into the fight Media were prohibited from reporting the witnesses identities, but the names were spoken freely in court in front of the defendants and more than 30 spectators.
Express-News attorney Laura Cavaretta said the judge’s order was tantamount to closing the ma to the public. Ms. Cavaretta saic people in the courtroom were permitted to know who the witnesses are.
6What I like about my hometown9 Dear Abby
Herald-Zeitung photo by KARLA WENZEL
Pictured above are participants In the Grand Aerie Fraternal Order of Eagles 'What I like about my hometown” contest. Standing In front (l-r) are Rachel Shipley who placed second In her category and won a $100 U.S. Savings Bond, and Leslie Buffington who placed third In her category In the 17th Annual Art Contest and won a $75 savings bond. Standing In the back from left are Bob Schlma; Barbara Alves, auxillary president; and Leland Cox, NBISD.
Herald Zeitung photo by KARLA WENZEL
Fourth grade winners are (l-r) Vanessa R. Rosales, first place, Tubing on the River; Jessica Torres, fourth place, picture — Around New Braunfels; Christine Rahe, third place, Swimming pool In New Braunfels; not pictured Sarah Voges, second place, Swan on the River. In back are (br) Bob Schlma, Barbara Alves, auxillary president, Leland Cox,NBISD; and Lore Hollowed, contest chatiperson.
PUTTING TRE PEDAL TO THI METAL CAN HAVE A WHOLE
The shock, the aiiKuish, thu damage — the results of a crash far outweigh the lime you save by driving UK) fast It s a fact that your chances of seriously injuring someone increase the faster you go And when you drive um> fast for conditions, you make* things even worse A crash like this can happen in a heartbeat And if it does, it will change your life forever.
Q SPEEDING. GE75 YOU NOWHERE. FAST.
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Husband Runs Long and Hard To Find ‘Platonic’ Friendship
By Abigail Van Buren
© 1993 Universal Press Syndicate
DEAR ABBY: This is for “Brokenhearted Wife,” whose husband took a female co-worker to a basketball game, and nobody was supposed to think it was anything but platonic:
After 11 years of marriage, my husband decided to train for a 26-mile marathon race. He met a woman who was also training for this event. She was married with two children. Everything appeared very' aboveboard and proper.
Their running together continued beyond the marathon. Meanwhile, I became pregnant. I was still not supposed to think there was anything odd about my husband’s so-called platonic relationship with this woman.
Well, in my seventh month of pregnancy, my husband announced that he was leaving me! Oh, by the way, his running partner left her husband at the same time. (Surprise, surprise!)
It is now three years later, and my husband is living with this woman I wasn’t supposed to be concerned about. Meanwhile, he contends that until he moved in with her, there was never any sexual intimacy in their relationship.
Abby, would vou buy this story? EVER-FAIT HFUL WIFE
DEAR EVER-FAITHFUL: His story is possible, but highly improbable.
DEAR ABBY: Today would have been “our" 30th wedding anniversary, but last September I lost my dear husband to cancer.
Feeling low, I was working in the yard pulling weeds, when a delivery man hopped off the truck to bring me a beautiful arrangement of flowers with a note: "Remembering you on this, your special day.”
It was signed by my daughter, her husband and their children.
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How good it felt to be remembered!
HELEN H., SEQUIM, WASH.
DEAR HELEN: Many people (including this writer) have hes-titated to send an anniversary remembrance fearing it might sadden the survivor. Thank you for confirming that it is perfectly all right to remember the surviving half of a couple on his or her anniversary.
DEAR ABBY: I’ve enjoyed the letters about inappropriate laughter at funerals. I will never forget my Uncle John’s funeral. He was a retired military man who didn’t have many close friends — except those he met in bars and gambling casinos.
As my parents walked into the chapel, followed by my siblings — all grown adults — a recording of “Amazing Grace” was playing. The record had a crack in it and the needle kept getting stuck. Then the chaplain, who had never met Uncle John, kept mispronouncing his last name, and everyone got the giggles. It was contagious — people were laughing so hard, they cried!
After the funeral, my parents invited everyone to join us at the Holiday Inn next door for lunch. Dad had his usual martini, Mom had her manhattan, and we had wine with lunch.
The waiter said: “You all seem so full of life today. What’s the happy occasion?”
My mother said, “We just buried a relative” — then we all got hysterical!
Everybody ha*, a problem. What# yours? (Jet it off your chest by writing to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Ixia Angeles, Calif. 90069. For a personal reply, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
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