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The News-Palladium-Fri-07-17-70 - No Leads In Kidnaping As Police Widen LANSING...
No Leads In Kidnaping As Police Widen LANSING (AP) -- Eight days ago, a pistol-waving bandit entered entered a Lansing gift shop, struck the owner over the head, took $64 and then forced a young woman employe to accompany him as he left. Police Quiz Teacher In Riviera Fire NICE, France (AP) -- A 42- year-old psychology instructor, charged with setting fires in a Riviera area where flames have ravaged 16,000 acres of brush and woodland near St. Tropez, was questioned alt night but judicial judicial authorities refused today to say what they had learned. Paul Bolo, who said he teaches teaches at the information institute in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris, was arrested Thursday afternoon after six witnesses reported reported they saw him acting suspiciously. suspiciously. Two lifeguards saicJ they followed followed him through a forest and "as if by magic fires broke out along his path." During the night, an examining examining magistrate took Bolo back to the scene of the fires he is alleged alleged to have started. He was also confronted with the witnesses witnesses who said new fires broke out in his wake. The young woman, 10 - year- old Laurie Murninghtm, and her abductor have not been reported sighted since. . In further efforts to spread the search for Miss Murninghan, oVjghter of former Lansing Mayor Max Murninghan, Lensing Lensing police are sending photographs photographs and flyers to police sta- j lions and professional truckers j throughout the nation. i Thirty thousand copies of the j flyers are to be distributed | among long-haul truck drivers in j an effort to find the missing | high school student. · Lansing police chief Derold ] had no more positive information information than they had shortly after the abduction July 9. lie said extra police were taken taken off routine patrols and were assigned to the case. Husby also asked residents in the state capital city to not bother bother police with minor domestic matters, adding "We are plagued plagued with nonessential calls." The number of volunteered tips and leads soared to more than 1,000, meanwhile, and Husby Husby insisted that "somewhere in the packet of information is something relevant to this case." He said only two cases, a murder and a hit-and-run fatality, fatality, have gone unsolved in the city's history. Police now are re-examining files on all of the city's armed robhery cases during the past two years to see if any clues may come to light, Husby said. He .said "many aspects" of the case suggested an "amateur," whether or not premeditated. Gallagher's Gifts and Antiques Shop, where Miss Murninghan worked, was in an area of several bars, restaurants, laundries and even a bank, all of them with Iprger sums of money hand, Husby noted. They have proved more enticing to determined robber, he suggested. suggested. "He's been smart enough to fool us at least to this point," Husby said, "But he's lucky more than an expert." Miss Murninghan, was forcec to accompany the man after struck Mrs. Christine Gallagher, the shop's proprietor, with a caliber pislol and collected $64 from the cash register. A trust fund containing some $16,500 has been collected as reward for information leading to her safe return. Another 000 for Ihe kidnapper's lega defese has been put up by ai: anonymous donor as an adde inducement to him to surrender. Man Held In Killings At Factory DETROIT. (AP)--James Johnson Jr. 36-year-old Detroit \yorker, faces a court examination examination July 24 on a first degree

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The News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, Michigan)17 Jul 1970, FriPage 8
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