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"o't t1 n't 'STAWBiECOPr MAiL THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1986. Woman is charged in 'Mickey Finn' robberies Quickly State Suspect being sought; invitation for nightcap led to drugged drinks By JOHN SCHROEDER Arizona Republic Staff SCOTTSDALE Scottsdale police think they know who the "Mickey Finn Bandit" is. Now, they would like to know where she is. And, all of the male victims would like to know where their expensive Rolex watches are. Police spokesman Mark Barnett said charges were filed Friday in Scottsdale Justice Court against Sheena Moore, 25, who sometimes uses the name Jeanette Lynn Scott.

Barnett said police have charged Moore in two "drug muggings," in which a woman would approach a man in a Scottsdale nightclub and talk him into taking her home for a nightcap. In each case, the nightcap turned out to be drugged and the men's Rolex watches, worth between a house where they played strip poker. The loser had to gulp his drink. The men lost and woke up the next morning a little poorer. The women hung around long enough to fix a pot of coffee before leaving in one of the victim's cars.

All of the cars later were found abandoned. In one case, a Michigan man was hospitalized after he received a substantial dose of the drug. Barnett said the robberies occurred between March 22 and May 4. $6,500 and $10,000, would wind up' missing. Victims described the woman as about 6 feet tali, with a long nose.

Barnett said Moore has been charged with two counts each of second -degree burglary and felony theft. Barnett said authorities believe there is more than one woman pulling the Mickey Finn robberies. In at least one of five cases reported to police, "two women persuaded two men to take them to Rapist Continued from Bl Cutlass with license plate CCS-310. The car had not been found Friday evening. Early this month, a man said to be the Prime-Time Rapist held a family hostage, raped the mother and a daughter and forced the husband to withdraw money from an automatic teller.

The rapist is described as white, Road. As the couple, who are in their 50s, drove from their home with the man hidden in the back seat, they drove past investigators and deputies gathered at the first house. After the money was withdrawn from the couple's account, the man let them go and drove away in their car, a 1982 maroon Oldsmobile 27 to 34 years old, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10, with brown wavy hair and an athletic build. Two weeks ago, a man was charged with two of the rapes attributed to the Prime-Time Rapist but was released the next day because his fingerprints did not 'match those found at the crime scenes. Suspect charged in student's killing Republic Staff Wire Services PRESCOTT A 21-year-old Prescott man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in the stabbing death May 17 of a Yavapai College student.

Clifford Cox a construction worker, was arrested Wednesday in a car headed south on Interstate 17 in Black Canyon City. He is being held without bail in the Yavapai County Jail. Blake Madison VVhyle, 21, of British Columbia, was stabbed in the tneck at an early morning party four miles west of town off Iron Springs Road. Whyte was a gunsmithing student at the college. Several people witnessed the stabbing, which followed an argument, sheriffs officers said.

Graduation-party police patrols to roll PRESCOTT Area law-enforcement agencies will beef up evening patrols next week in an attempt to reduce problems that could accompany high school graduation parties. "Drinking and driving usually is the Number 1 problem associated with the parties," said Sgt. Bob Stocksdale of the state Department of Public Safety. "We're not so much after the kids as we are the persons who are selling alcohol to the kids." Prescott High School's graduation is Wednesday night. The next night is graduation for Bradshaw Mountain High School at Dewey.

Mom, infant die in pickup-truck crash SPRINGERVILLE Two people died, one of them by drowning, when a pickup truck overturned into an irrigation ditch in eastern Arizona, the state Department of Public Safety reported Friday. Victims of the Thursday night accident were the driver, Tracy 18, and her daughter, Candyee, 20 months, both of FIREHOUSE PHOENIX. The stoic Firehouse Save.1 COMPUTER FURNITURB AND SUPPLIES Printer Sound Computer Covers Supplies Printer Ribbons Furniture Low Diskette Computer Prices Accessories Computer Products Unlimited 3414 E.Thomas 3033 N. Central 224-0877 248-0063 Bushnell gave this version of the incidents Friday: At about 1 a.m., a 49-year-old woman awakened to find a man wearing only a ski mask beside her bed. The man, who told her he had a gun and raped her At about 4 a.m., the woman was able to push an alarm button, which awakened a niece sleeping elsewhere in the house.

The niece ran next door to call sheriffs deputies, who arrived while the man was still in the house. As the deputies were at the front door, the man escaped out the back, taking two handguns belonging to the woman he had raped, and went to another house a block away, where he hid in a utility room. At about 9 a.m., the man took the couple living there hostage and forced them to drive to their bank, a few miles away on North Oracle I Save 30 Now, Save on Power Bills from Now Beverly Hills Celling Fans. ContempoMry Styles Designer Colors All 3-Speccl. Reversible and with 5-Year Limited Warranty Available in 10 Colors, 8 Antique or Polished Brass.

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vj WEST: EAST: Authorities said the baby drowned. 878-OS37 820-8369 Confinement Continued from Bl Mittenthal was acquitted by a jury Nov. 4 by reason of temporary insanty in the shooting of a Carefree real-estate agent. Mittenthal, 46, had been charged i with attempted first-degree murder in the Nov. 13, 1984, shooting of Gayle Taskila Nelson, 40, who was' wounded but since has recovered.

Mittenthal was acquitted in the case after her lawyer, Debus, argued the shooting was a brief moment of madness in the life of an otherwise "caring and loving" woman who now has no mental illness. In refusing to commit Mittenthal, Cates declared the 1983 law "unconstitutional and unenforceable" because the mandatory-commitment period bears "no reasonable resemblance" to reasons for committing Mittenthal. Birkemeier asked the Supreme Court during a Dec. 10 hearing to order Mittenthal committed. Vice Chief Justice Frank X.

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