Plats & Finkbinder Arrest Westburg LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS MARCH 18, 1975

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the Bray Creek Pere Marquette of Baldwin. struck in the instantly. shot in the and listed in Grand Rapids the first in Michigan state believe the daughters, had been a sales representative for eight years they knew of no enemies the pair might have had. Reed City Official Nabbed, Police Officers Suspended upper trend County Road sheriff's at which Mason County year starting to the county. which people fact that the the laws and REED CITY (UP1) - The big question in legal circles and the coffee shops in Reed City, population 2,290, is: Is it wise for two policemen to arrest the boss? Officers Ted Platz and Larry Finkbeiner were suspended with pay Feb. 28 after they arrested City Manager Ralph Westerburg on a drunk and disorderly charges and held him in jail overnight until he put up $50 bond the next day. The charge was dropped by the prosecutor's office. Police Chief Philip Rathburn suspended the two policemen but reinstated them over the weekend. Rathburn said he was informed that the city charter does not give him authority to suspend the officers without authority from the city manager — in this case the man they arrested. Westerburg could, under the charter, according to a councilman, councilman, uphold the suspensions but declined to do so. The case is in the hands of Osceola County Prosecutor James Thompson who said Monday that he is ."investigating the incident and will make a recommendation to the council this week regarding the incident." Thompson also said he was probing several other incidents involving arrests by the two officers alleging "abusing police authority." may No. A to have 18 of the

Clipped from The Ludington Daily News18 Mar 1975, TuePage 1

The Ludington Daily News (Ludington, Michigan)18 Mar 1975, TuePage 1
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