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Orange Leader, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1992, Orange, Texas January 1992 tha Orange Leader 3b Texas digest officer shot Houston a a Houston police officer is apparently going to sur Vive a dispute with a resident who allegedly shot the officer because he urinated outside the suspects police officer was in fair condition at Den Taub Hospital late monday night after suffering a Bullet wound in Ches below his right police spokesman Rick Hartley Ben tabs Paul pc pc said physicians had no immedi ate plans to remove the which had lodged in Pic officers a suspect in the shooting was in police custody but had not been charged late Hart icy stay Given Federal judge has granted a stay of execution to a Texas death Row inmate convicted in the 1985 Kidnap slaying of a Corpus Christi Man after a restaurant District judge Hayden head of Corpus Christi granted the stay monday to Freddie Lee who was scheduled for lethal injection before Dawn was convicted of the shooting death of Leopoldo another Clma Banks remains scheduled for execution Early his attorneys filed an Appeal Mon Day with the trial court in seeking a was sentenced to death in october 1980 for the robbery laying of Richard Wayne Fri joins probe Corpus Christ a the Fri has joined state and other Federal agencies in the investigation of a Texas National guard officer who ran the organizations Antidrug a newspaper the Corpus Christi caller quoting a state reported in weekend editions that the Fri has joined a customs service probe of Richard the Fri told the associated press monday that Mere is an investigation involving the Texas National but refused in give do fails or confirm if Brito was included in lie three guilty Tyler a three Texas men arrested in a cocaine bust that eventually led to the discovery of More than pounds of the drug in Florida have pleaded guilty to Federal officials John Thomas of James Clifford of Lone Star and William Tipton of Pittsburg All entered guilty pleas in a Tyler Federal courtroom the Trio was charged with conspiring to distribute Mari Juana and cocaine Over a period of at least six the Justice department teacher finalist Austin a an Ysleta elementary school teacher has Chen named one of four finalists the National teacher of the if car Rosa a bilingual Edu cation and the other finalists will travel to Washington for interviews next it was announced the Winner will be announced by the White House in Early this is tremendous news for her and Texas Educa Tion commissioner Lionel Mono let us plan your next class reunion wedding reception birthday parties youll our service youll love our Call Pat 8839981 Days inn sheriff must stay in j ail until Federal drug trial Pecos a a Federal Magis trate says he Doest consider presi Dio county sheriff Rick Thompson a flight but the sus Pended Law officer has been ordered held without Bond anyway pending his trial on drug the decision by magistrate Waller Holcomb Drew gasps and cries from Thompsons relatives and some of the 150 people who packed the courtroom Thompson was indicted thursday in connection with what assistant attorney Tom Beery describes As the largest cocaine Ever in West Thompson was temporarily re moved from office saturday by a slate District judge pending the out come of the a trial Date was set for but District judge Lucious originally set to hear the removed the trial will be heard by District judge Jerry was unclear whether the trial would be moved out of Bihon represented Thompson in a Contes cd sheriffs election Case in a drug enforcement administration Lask Force seized pounds of cocaine 4 from a two horse trailer parked at the Presidio county Fairgrounds in about 200 Miles Southeast of Al the trailer was traced to the sheriffs office and in a news Thompson said he brought the co Caine irom the Border to be used in a Oneman reverse longtime Alpine resident Glyn Robert Chambers also was indicted in the Chambers and Thomp son arc charged with two counts of conspiring to possess and distr Bulc one count of conspiring to smuggle drugs and one count of they face up to life in prison with out parole and a maximum Fine of million on each Dale chief Aba agent in citing a described How the at local fair grounds was the report included information from Cham Thompson said he brought the cocaine from the Border to be used in a Oneman reverse who is cooperating with the report said an informant helped Chambers smuggle the drugs from san Antonio Del mex about 250 Miles Southeast of Al to Chambers ranch in the informant told authorities that Chambers vehicle stalled on the Way but Chambers radioed for within a few Thompson arrived to jump Start Chambers pickup Stinson Thompson has said he transferred the drugs from South Presidio county to the Linson said Telephone records show Chambers phoned Thompson six times Between and 7 on authorities the drugs ill about that Linson said when a cols asked Thompson about the he referred All Calls 10 his lie also said Thompson has never contacted him to explain thai the drugs were part of a Stinson said Chambers had been trying for about a year to smuggle the Load with Thompsons he told him it was coming to Houston or san Antonio and they get which Lilicy would split Stinson but Barry Thomp sons said Chambers is a suspected drug smuggler who is believed to have associated with Pablo mexican drug Kingpin who smuggled tons of cocaine through the big Bend Chambers is being held without Bond in Reeves Holcomb said he did not con Sider Thompson a flight but he said he had jailed people without Bond who were charged in cases involving less than 15 pounds of democratic Headquarters robbed Austin a Texas demo cratic party Headquarters was Burg and about in Candi Date filing fees was officials de executive director of the stale democratic said the robbery probably occurred sunday evening or Early we checked our equipment and nothing else was missing or tampered Martin he said an office door was forced open and Money taken from a desk Friday was the deadline for Candi dates to pay their filing fees to get their name on the primary and some paid in Martin he said about in the desk drawer was paid late Friday and was to have been deposited in the Bank Hes Back Edwards governor of Louisiana again Baton Rouge aped win Washington who lost the Louisiana governorship four years ago after a term plagued by scandal and economic returned to office for an unprecedented fourth Lime monday prom Ising an administration of Honor and courage and was sworn in shortly after noon in front of a Crown of some people at the Baton Rouge his son Stephen administered the his younger son David held me after taking the he immediately hugged his sons and Shook hands with former buddy in his inaugural Edwards addressed critics who said his election Victory last fall was a result of voter rejection of former Kun flux klan Leader David Duke finished second in an october primary but was trounced by Edwards in a november i would like to respectfully re mind you that i did not get Here simply because i beat David he listed me 12candidatc Field for which he led in the to those of you whose Candi Date has i remind you it was a fair and highly publicized and by the Providence that serves us All i emerged As Victor and i am Here today not because quote there was no one else or because people did not have a there were others capable men and it is time to join work together and Start Edwards also addressed his Cri tics in the environmental common he has already drawn fire from that political Quarter because of his Choice of former Oil and Gas lawyer Kai Midboe to head the slates department environmental he pledged to continue Environ mental programs begun by who placed third in the october and he said Industry leaders and environmentalists can work both sides have matured they know that they have a great Deal in common and know Luil they can succeed in achieving their go als Only by assisting each other and working the new governor also prom ised programs to help a risk children stay in school and go on to a like Tholo Edwards dances with Candy Picou at inaugural Ball Good jobs or higher and he stressed the need to retrain adults who have lost jobs in Loui Sianas suffering Oiler statewide officials were sworn in Laic monday Mclinda Schwegmann took of fice at sworn in As her Public service cominis since and new Orleans grocery store magnate John held the i want to thank All of the More than one million voters of who thought that it was of to be a Home maker and a Mother and run for Public office she said in her inauguration inauguration ceremonies began at 8 with a religious Edwards arrived at Joseph Cathedral Early monday during a Brief break in numerous in under showers that occurred throughout the he arrived in an Automo bile that was closely followed by the recreational vehicle carrying his children and the service was dedicated to the memory of three longtime Public officials who died last year Edwards longtime Friend and Politi Cal stale Leonard Chabert state Jack former football athletic director and president of Man Csc state University and former stale House clerk David the with children Ste David and sat in the from Row of the grandchildren and other relatives clustered behind Bishop Stanley Oil said it was particularly appropriate to hold the service in Joseph which is celebrating its Bicentennial this year and stood Side by Side Willi state government in serv ing archbishop Francis Schulte gave the opening and closing Pray rabbis and ministers from Sev eral faiths the theme among the ministers was Healing and bringing the state save this moment from being an empty Schully said in opening from the protestants of North Louisiana to the cajuns of South to the Blacks forced to come Here As Edwin Edwards can bring us said win Del Edwards elected in novem Ber following a bitter and divisive Edwards swearing in As the 52nd governor since statehood was planned with Only a modicum of the last the rain chased the participants from the front of the Capitol into the House this the ceremony was in the the first time in Edwards look the oath in both French and English after leading a 112unit Parade through Baton cajuns jammed into the City to watch As one of their own took the Beer ran into the gutters from Able its old no no jammed no in addition to six other statewide Elc cled officials look the including four incumbents treasurer Mary Secretary of state Fox elections commissioner Jerry Fowler and agriculture commissioner Bob former Secretary of state Jim Brown became insurance commis and Richard Iyoub took Over the attorney generals considered politically dead by most analysis after drop Ping out of the 1987 got help from Duke to win the fourth Duke surged in the final overtook incumbent Roemer and ran second to Edwards in the missing children reunited with Mother Houston a a woman reunited with her two sons More than seven years after they were taken from her says she always believed the family would be together its been a Long but i knew this Day would and i knew someday they would come Carolyn Shaffer Smith said monday me boys and Smith shared a Pri vate reunion at Houston intercontinental the Charles William Smith now and Christopher Jason were located in Mexico by authorities and investigators for the boys years after their father allegedly fled with the Charles William Chuck Smith son of former Spring car dealer Charles Chick Smith was extradited from Mexico and returned on the same air plane with his said Andrew special agent in charge of the Bis Houston he was turned Over to Harris county authorities at 8 Duffin Fri spokesman Charles Kearney said Chuck Smith faces one Federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and another stale charge of interference with child his Stanley said Chuck Smith will plead innocent to the Smith was awarded million in damages in a 1985 lawsuit against her a husbands father and other the jury said she had been wronged in a conspiracy among her former husbands relatives to abduct the the award was the first in Texas under a the new stale kidnapping Randy attorney for the childrens said the last Lime Smith saw her children was on a Friday in september 1984 when Chuck Smith and his father picked them the attorney said he discovered the following Satur Chuck Smith fled to Florida will the and from there travelled to England and the child Ren reportedly have been living in Mexico the last three years and spending Summers in donate the verdict in the damage Case came after Smith testified that her private investigators had chased her for Mer husband and her two children to in unsuccessful attempts to regain she claimed Chick who now lives in provided Money and other help to his son so he could keep the Smith filed suit under the new Law after her Hus band allegedly took the children to Scotland despite a divorce decree giving her Donato said authorities tracked Down Chuck Smith 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