Artie's son (?) injured and left in ditch 3 May 1971 Long Beach (CA) Independent
Deai mute able to make self 'heard? in emergency TIGARD, Ore. U* -- At 2 a.m. Sunday, only Ray Lunceford knew and cared that Richard Gentemann, 15, had been dumped beside beside a road near Tigard, with wounds on his face. And Lunceford couldn't tell. He can neither speak nor hear. After Lunceford, 36, found the bleeding youth, he returned to his car and sped toward the Tigard police police station. His speed attracted attracted an unmarked police police car. Lunceford didn't notice its small flashing lights and couldn't hear its siren. A second police car joined the chase and pulled in front of Lunceford. With gestures, Lunceford made the policemen understand understand that something was wrong. Then he led them back to Gentemann. The youth was reported in satisfactory condition in a hospital in nearby Portland Portland after surgery. His assailants assailants are being sought. After the i n c i d Lunceford returned to the police station and wrote a note. "He was afraid to home," said dispatcher Bobbie Wood. "He thought he was under arrest for speeding." Tigard police sent him home with thanks but no traffic ticket.