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Sandusky Sunday Register (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Sandusky, Ohio Sunday March 11 3howers Likely today with a High of 60. A-6 state honors Margaretta Farmers win awards. A-10 perfect ending Wasniak wins state wrestling Crown. D�1 preserve or develop mock debate questions use of land. B-1 a Sandusky copyright 1990, Sandusky newspapers inc. Sandusky Ohio Register sunday March 11, 1990 vol. 167, no. 340 75 Centa j police Nab 58 in Baum sting Providence . Up a banking on a famous Maxim attributed to . Barnum police arrested 58 people wanted on outstanding warrants after luring them to the civic Center saturday with promises of free entertainment equipment. Police set up the sting operation a code named a barn Iupe after the american showman credited with saying a a there a a sucker born every minutes a by mailing letters to the last known addresses of hundreds of suspects wanted for offences ranging from robbery to sexual assault officials said. For the 58 who showed up at the Center saturday their dreams of free televisions quickly turned sour As they walked past a curtain and into a room of waiting police. Wheeling and dealing . Probing link Between Castro colombian drug traffickers fort Lauderdale news amp Sun Sentinel Miami a the Shadow of possible criminal involvement with colombian drug traffickers is descending again on cuban president Fidel Castro at a time when he is viewed As politically isolated and economically vulnerable. Recent flights of drug smuggling planes Over Cuba and air drops of cocaine into cuban territorial Waters Are raising questions among . Law enforcement officials about cuban government collaboration with narcotics traffickers. A single paragraph in the indictment of Manuel Antonio Noriega promises to spotlight allegations of Castro a personal ties to top cocaine traffickers during the closely watched Noriega trial lawyers involved in the Case said. According to Noriega a 1968 indictment Castro mediated a dispute Between the cocaine Kingpins and Noriega after Pablo Escobar and his associates in the Medellin drug Cartel hired a hit Man to assassinate the former panamanian Leader in 1984. That View of Castro a purported behind the scenes Wheeling and dealing six years ago contrasts sharply with the Public image Castro has tried to promote in Cuba As a pure marxist revolutionary who would never associate with drug traffickers. The new questions of cuban involvement in drug trafficking arise Only eight months after four senior cuban military and Interior ministry officials were executed by firing squad for their reported part in facilitating drug shipments through Cuba to the United states from 1987 to 1989. Federal Law enforcement officials in South Florida concede that despite repeat a see Cuba Page a-2 truck carrying Load of Gin gets smashed Lincoln neb. Up a Tanker truck hauling 7,000 Gallons of 190-proof Gin was smashed in a six vehicle pileup on a foggy Highway before Dawn saturday. The Accident left two Drivers injured totalled two of the cars and closed the westbound lanes of interstate 80 throughout the Day. Randy d. Gunderson 35, the Tanker truck Driver from Minnesota City minn., was treated at Lincoln general Hospital and released a Hospital spokeswoman said. Bernard p. Hulce 26, of Gunderson colo., the Driver of a a see Qin Page a-2 working at the Dock of the Bay construction continues on the Dock of the Bay Marina in downtown Sandusky. The building of the Marina including the break Wall is More than 75 percent completed and is expected to be finished around the third Register photo Eric Kaiser week of april. When Complete the Marina will provide slips for 217 boats ranging in size from 28 to 45 feet in length. A 28,000 Square foot six sided office building will also be built. Exxon hurling science vow for few studies y of ins t-44__ newspapers Ili Lisiel Seattle an annul attorneys demanding i secrecy to bolster their multimillion Dollar lawsuits against Exxon Baa compromised scientific inquiry and Public scrutiny of the Exxon Valdez of disaster researchers say. Even though More than 825 million in Public funds have been spent to document the largest Oil spill calamity in . History biologists and other scientists cannot discuss their findings with Peers or the Public nearly a year after the Accident. Researchers complain that lawyers meeting in secret decide which scientific projects should be scrapped and which should be raided. Because those decisions Are made behind closed doors political considerations could skew scientific decisions without analysis analysts so Knight Ridder newspapers Miami a last september police in los Angeles raided a warehouse protected by a $6 lock and seized a world record 21.4 tons of cocaine a 5 percent of the projected world total. The analysts sat Back and waited for the Price of cocaine to jump signalling a shortage. Nothing happened. New lithuanian parliament to demand secession talks a the Only effect we seemed to notice was there was some individual Price gouging by drug traffickers who said they were going to have to charge More because they a have difficulty re supplying themselves a said Ralph Lochridge spokesman for the . Drug enforcement administration in los Angeles. How could a 21-ton seizure have no effect on the cocaine Supply the answer the size of the cocaine Trade had been vastly underestimated. In a state department study released this month drug intelligence analysts estimated that maximum world cocaine production was 776 metric tons in 1969 a 94 percent larger than the 1988 figure. The greatly increased production occurred despite a string of unprecedented Law enforcement triumphs a the crackdown in Colombia the fall of Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega in Panama the a see drug War Page a-2 anyone being held accountable scientists Law professors and Alaska officials fear. The lawyers Hope to win Large awards from Exxon and Are relying on scientists to calculate environmental damage. But As a result of gag rules imposed by attorneys pursuing litigation scientists complain too Little has been Learned about the Impact of the 11 a see Exxon Page a-2 actor arrested for Possession of heroin los Angeles up motion picture actor Corey Feldman who starred in the movie a stand by me a was arrested and booked on suspicion of possessing heroin for Sale authorities said saturday. Feldman 18, of Beverly Hills was arrested just South of downtown about 7 15 . Friday sgt. Gene Leary said. Police did not immediately disclose the circumstances of the arrest nor the amount of heroin seized. Vilnius .s.r. Up the new lithuanian parliament convened saturday to declare Independence for the Baltic Republic shed its socialist name and demand immediate talks with Moscow on full secession from the .s.r. Nationalist legislators arriving at the parliament building in Vilnius for the first meeting of a freely elected soviet Republican legislature were greeted by about 500 cheering people who chanted a Freedom Freedom a and gave each Deputy a red Carnation. After singing the lithuanian National Anthem the 141 members of parliament set up committees and dealt with procedural matters at a 2%-hour session saturday evening before retiring for the night. The supreme soviet was to meet today to consider a a Resolution on the restoration of lithuanian statehood a said lawmaker Virginius Cepaitis a senior official of the saudis nationalist movement that swept the feb. 24 parliamentary elections. A we will declare an Independent Lithuania within the soviet Union a Cepaitis said. Lithuania s secession would be the first splintering of the soviet Union since it was established in its present form in 1924 and then expanded in a series of conquests and annexations. Inside Index almanac. A-6 books in review. .a-9 Bridge. .a-12 business. B-5 classified Ade. .c-5-12 farm journal. .a-10 Jeane Dixon. .a-12 Kaleidoscope. .c-1-4 obituaries. .a-6 opinion. .a-4-5 science amp health .a7 sports. .d-1-7 stocks. .b-6-7 television. D-7 lottery pick-3. I�-.�99l pick-4. .9302 lotto .10,17,24,25,34,36 i kicker.415447 i Pinochet Steps Down ends 16-year reign As chilean civilian government convenes Santiago Chile up with the cry of a Long live Chile a 18-year military president Augusto Pinochet bade Farewell to the nation saturday urging support for the new civilian government and saying he will always be ready to confront the nations enemies. Pinochet hands Over Power today to Patricio Aylwin the 71-year-old Veteran politician who won a december election brought about by Pinochet a defeat in a 1988 referendum. Pinochet will remain commander of the 60,000-member army. Police said 12 bombs exploded late saturday in a mormon Church and various government instal lations a Telephone company office and behind a office. Three people suffered hearing Boss in the explosions. A caller to a radio station claimed the bombings wore the work of communist guerrillas. Pinochet 74, a general who came to Power in a 1973 coup do eat left the presidential Palace for the last time As president and was greeted by both applause and whistles of disapproval. A no one has died Here a he told reporters As he left the building apparently expressing disapproval at the commotion. Pinochet dressed in a White uniform said in a final speech to the nation As president a in the difficult hours for the country i have always been a and i always will be a disposed to confront the enemies of Liberty and democracy without fear without he called on chileans in the pre taped speech to a unite our efforts behind the Aylwin government. The bombs exploded late saturday despite the Security from 9,000 policemen in the capital. A caller to a local radio station claimed they were the work of the Manuel Rodriguez patriotic front a communist guerrilla group that in 1986 tried to assassinate Pinochet

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