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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona • Page 22

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nipt pa The Aritom Bf public Thursday, June 13. ivw, twictenburg hostages safe in foiled 'suicide by cop' bank-robbery atte Hosnital. where officials would not discuss his Hospital, where officials would not discuss his condition. Melendez said he expects that Haggard will face multiple charges, including robbery, kidnapping and weapons violations. Steve Roman, a Bank One senior vice president, said counseling was provided for the bank workers.

Larry Eisenhauer son of Dorinda Eisennauer, the last hostage to be released, said he was angry with Haggard, a casual acquaintance. "I just wanted him to let her go," he said. "I don care what they do to him." By Brnt Whiting 'laitdRoMrio Daxa 3tatt wrttsrs "X-. He entered the Wickenburg bank like lion, firing a ''Shot into the ceiling and taking four hostages, but surrendered 3 hours later like a lamb. i.S-r'.The hostages, all bank workers, were freed along the "vay, emerging unharmed from the Bank One branch with tears of relief.

i "I'm just glad they're all out and all right," said Lucia Martinez, a friend of Lupe Alvarado, 19, a teller held hostage. "I couldn't believe this could happen in sucn a small town." Police described the ordeal as an apparent attempt by Colby Ray Haggard, 40, a troubled Wickenburg man, to provoke officers into shooting him. "This could have been a 'suicide by Police Oner A.E "Tony" Melendez said. Haggard's mother, Charlene Steckman, described her 5-foot, 8-inch, 325-pound son as a violent, vindictive man with heart problems and a desperate need for mental care. "He prays each night that he won't wake up in the Illuming, aiiv MUU.

Police said the ordeal began at 9 a.m. when Haggard parked his pickup truck outside and entered the bank, firing a revolver once. They said Haggard, a former tow-truck driver, stuffed cash into a paper bag and requested that the police be called, specifically asking for the chief. He then demanded that police give him a getaway car, flares and handcuffs. After negotiations with Sgt.

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She said she awoke to find her pants unbuttoned all the way. As she stood up, Schick rubbed against her and ejaculated, she said. Schick is free on $20,000 bail. More Scouts rescued from Canyon hikes More Boy Scouts have violated their "Be Prepared" motto by hiking in extremely remote areas of the Grand Canyon without enough water. On Tuesday, 10 scouts and three supervisors from the eastern Texas town of Chireno were evacuated by helicopter from deep inside the Canyon, said Maureen Oltrogge, spokeswoman for Grand Canyon National Park.

The scouts were taken out after hiking for as many as 20 hours in temperatures approaching 1 10 degrees, she said. "We didn't feel that the group was prepared to continue, she said, uy tne time we found them, they had very little water left." Tuesday's rescue comes on the heels of a tragic Boy Scout hike the Canyon last week that resulted in the death of 1 5-year-old from Bountiful, Utah. "People underestimate the Canyon. It's a very unforgiving environment, Oltrogge said. Judge keeps limit on Hopis' eagle gathering 3- A federal judge in Phoenix has refused to lift his cap on the number of golden eagles that Hopis may gather from the surrounding Navajo Reservation.

I U.S. District Judge Earl Carroll ruled Monday that his order barring Hopis from taking more than 12 golden eagles on Navajo land will stand. The annual eagle gathering is a key element in the tribe's long-standing religious beliefs and ceremonies. The Hopis have a permit from the U.S. t-ish and Wildlife Service to capture golden eagles and red-tailed hawks for their religious ceremonies.

The permit allows the Hopis to collect an unlimited number of birds anywhere in northeastern Arizona. The Navajo Nation, however, says the matter still is subject to its regulations, which require that the Hopis obtain permits in adance of taking the birds and that the Hopis report where the birds were captured. BitbyBit. COMPUTER RENTALS SUN CITY II S. La twMn 90 DAYS SAME AS I 437-8 1 5 1 I CASH 745 West Basrline Road, Suite 15 4 if lil n.i UM.L lwn norm uci now uivu.

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Autopsy reports showed the baby had oxygen in his lungs indicating he was alive when born. The child's neck also was bruised. men's watch. POLICEFIRE ROUNDUP A joyride by four Chandler teenager! led to the death of a ISm and Critical injuries to a 14-year-old friend. Catherine Baur died early Wednesday after a car driven by a friend spun out of control and landed nan imga )w canal.

George Baber, 14, was driving his mother's car when the accident occurred about 4:30 a.m. near Germann and Dobson roads, police said A passenger Soma Delgado, also 14, was listed in critical condition at St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center. Compiled from reports by staff writers and the Associated Press. Case of troubled twins settled; mother may get free of counts curfew and driving without a license.

Smith later amended the charges accusing Burtraw of misconduct by failing to rein in both Terri and her twin sister, Kerri. Burtraw has described the charges as unfair, saying she has struggled to rear her troubled children. She said that since October 1994, Peoria police have been called to her home nearly 50 times to respond to family problems. Each of the charges is punishable with a minimum of probation or a maximum of six months in jail and a $2,500 fine. CASE, from pageBl protect the public by making sure that kids aren't out unsupervised and committing crimes." The deal was struck in talks between Smith and Phoenix defense lawyer Charles McNulty.

Burtraw is charged with one count each of contributing to the dependency of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, both misdemeanors. She was charged March 14 with violations involving her daughter, Terri, who has been in trouble over Now through Father's Day, you can receive $20 toward the purchase of a men's watch when you trade in an old, tacky tie. We have over 450 specially priced, brand name watches to choose from. So this year, give dad something he really wants a watch from Helzberg Diamonds. Swiss Army brand watches are excluded from this offer.

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