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 - THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Thbr.day, April 22;...
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Thbr.day, April 22; 1976 High Complaint On Official Dropped l c o l m is Al of A deputy sheriff's complaint of interfering, interfering, with a police officer lodged against' the^mayor of ^Medicine Park*/ was dismissed!,Wednesday- by/the dis-~ tnct attorney's office because it was "improper " " The town's mayor, Edward A,Hill-" lary J r , 46, and three other ^persons had been arrested during sheriff's department department raids oiutwo Medicine Park taverns Jate"Tuesday*nighr~ - ' i ,, Misdemeanor ^charges were filed ' Wednesday m^ district court here against three of the persons, including Medicine Park's police commissioner Arrested, during the raids were Police Police Commissioner A P Tuck, 49, owner owner of, AP's Lounge, Mary Carol Mahaffey, Mahaffey, 38, an employe of AP's Lounge, Gerard Desmans, 25, the manager of D D 's Cobblestone Inn, land Hilhary Tuck, Mahaffejj and Desmans were charged with illegal sale^ of alcoholic beverage, while Hilhary'Vas arrested for allegedly interfering with a police officer in the line oPduty r Bond" was'-set ^Wednesday at $250 each for Tuck and ^Mahaffey and $200 for Desmans Trials are pending The district attorney's staff declined to file the charge against Hilliary 'Assistant 'Assistant DA C Nolan Hackler said the charge was improper because the element element of "physical interference", which is required to file such a charge, was not present Reports indicate Hilhary interfered' verbally rather than physically physically i' . Investigators Bill Banks and Charles Dodson said the raids were staged because because agents purchased mixed drinks in the establishments/ which are not registered as private clubs, last week and again Tuesday, night The raids involved search warrants tor both businesses-as well t as five ar- restjwarranFs 1 Two of thearrest war- Itrants^for* female employes at each of the two' establishments, remained outstanding outstanding .Wednesday afternoon 1 Officers'sauL"Deputy. Riclfard.West and" three agents ^purchased ^alcoholic drinks at AP's Lounge about 11 15 p Wednesday and then executed their warrants^ Hilliary^was -arrested there after ignoring repeated warnings to not interfere with officers during the raid, authorities said' "_, Meanwhile, .Banks and' three agents entered the Cobblestone Inn, purchased dnnks, and then* executed their warrants, warrants, officers "said Nine bottles of unmarked, liquor were seized,during the r raids, four,at AP's Lounge and ^ive at the Cobblestone Inn, Dodson said ^ I MONROE, i The Calculator Co. § needs-representative c in Southwestern 1 Oklahoma'. I Some college -- - * | accounting or^ I math helpful. 1 Major benefits. I For appointment call | 353-8108 I ^ before noon. E niiiiMHHHiniHMHiiiHinnnanii

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  1. The Lawton Constitution,
  2. 22 Apr 1976, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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