Indianapolis News 30 Dec 1921
SUSPB1DED 30 DAYS 8AM BLUMBERG GUILTY OF DRUNKENNESS. OH FORCE NEARLY 20 YEARS PATROLrilAN flNED AND Tb bvard of public eafty at its last metticf. today, found Sa.m Blom- berg:. a patrolman who hu I -fen on tho force nearly twenty years. g-uiHy of drunkenness. He wa surpnded from datjr for thirty day datinc from December 1. and ftoed the imount 01 Ma pay for that time. Klamber wu io;nltl from dutr Z!???0 ?Uc'.mwn R',,,3r n,, "u" L wmm vi m stairway at 2S- (last Wahaeh street, apparently under the Jnfluen-ce of liquor. The motor policemen and lieutenant White and Sergeant Tooiey. who investigated. testified that Biumberr appeared to have been drinking. Patrolman Krank Brooka. who waa with him. Mio he did not know that Blurobera; had taken a drink. They had gone to the Wabash street addree fr investigate a complaint, he eaid. and Blumberg fell down the stairway. The board appointed Ebert C. Olt-man. superintendent of the municipal garage, a substitute ftremar.. ind k.veretl Johnson and Patrick J. Mori- arlty patrolmen on probation. The board aad Mayor "harle . Jewett will meet at fire headquarters Kunday at 10 a. m. to attend the annual meeting of captains and battalion chiefs in the. Are department. This will be a farewell meeting for John Loacjcs. chief of the department, who baa resigned, effective at noon Monday. The board and the mayor will also be present at a roll call at police headquarters Bunday. It has been the custom to meet with the officers on January 1 of each year.