The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 4, 1997 · Page 170
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 170

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2B THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997 MSL MUM? -j ---- IS 5,i CI i . . . . DAVID LANEStaff Photographer In memory of their fellow officers TEQUESTA - Palm Beach and Martin County law enforcement officers join forces on U.S. 1 in the Tour de Force - A Ride for Remembrance. The ride - which honors police officers who have died in the line of duty and their families - started Tuesday in Miami Beach and reached Martin County by Wednesday afternoon. The trek will end in Orlando. a.- liRm L1H!L& If 4 lmni mm aam-n t 1 tiv palm beach nteractive Up to 20 stories from 56 area communities at www.GoPBI.comYourTown Spectacular Holiday Entertainment! New Special Effects, New Lighting and More... make Miami City Ballet's production of the traditional George Balanchine's The Nutcracker"' more spectacular than ever... with a cast of over 100, breathtaking sets and costumes, a full orchestra, and spellbinding dancing by international stars. Don't miss this smashing show! i 1 A t&' I I 2D J Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Thurs., December 4 -Sun., December 7 RIVIERA BEACH Police will check for intoxicated motorists and driver licenses at 5 p.m. at six locations this month. Checkpoints will be Friday at 1700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 2100 Ave. E; Saturday at 3000 Ave. J and 1400 Congress Ave. and Dec. 19 at 1300 Old Dixie Highway and 700 SEASON HONOREES: Dianne & Michael Bienes Richard B. Bronson Edwira Charyk Pamela & Todd Cole Evelyn liilbert . Juna Sigarv Malina & Jay Malina Ophelia & Juan J. RocaM. . Frosene Sonderling $17 to $60 Call for details 930-DANCE toll-free WEST PALM BEACH Circuit Judge Virginia Gay Broome refused to set bond for Misti Ehrlich, 21, charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Ehrlich tearfully testified Wednesday that she wanted to get out of jail and support her 4-year-old son, who now lives with Ehrlich's mother. The boy's father, Miguel Garcia, is also facing the electric chair for his role in the Nov. 21, 1996, shooting deaths of two people, including a child, during a bungled attempt to execute another man, according to police. A detective testified that Ehrlich turned off her car's headlights and drove the gunmen to the wrong West Palm Beach house. Brandon Babb, 2, and Todd Chilton, 21, were killed. Babb's mother, Crystal Babb, was also injured in the shooting. MIAMI CITY BALLET Beach Ownty Honda 1 . J. 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IHIS HOKI IS SUPPORTED IN ROT BT AGIANI FRO THE NAIIONAI NDOWMfNI FOR IHf ARTS A (OPT OF TNI OFFKIAI IFGISIIAn AND FINAWUt MORMON MAY Bl OBTAINED (ROM IH DIVISION Of CONSUMER SERVICES BY (AUK TOUf Iff iiil-3 WITHIN IHI STATE RIGISIIAIION DOIS NOT 1111 IND0RSIMIN1. OR RiCOMAUNOATION Bl IHI STATE Milcm kiT Mail t) Urn Urn: .Slum $at 0 mi Cam. .Mrlth O Km Um. tit TkamK nul (wr llalkimiili usl from MUM SXliiul Pmitmni miIiiivi to change nillioiil mm. r DE5IGNERA W LESS BOCA RATON An anonymous source has added another $25,000 to the reward for information in the Boca Raton shooting of John and Heather Grossman. The money, which was deposited in a trust fund created by the Miami law firm of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, will be added to the $25,000 already being offered by Boca Raton police, officials said. A law firm representative would say only that a client asked the firm to set up the trust. John and Heather Grossman were shot Oct. 14 at a traffic light at the Yamato Road and Federal Highway intersection. Anyone with information is asked to call Boca Raton police at (561) 338-1399. BELLE GLADE Police charged Monique Jackson, 21, with attempted murder Tuesday night, for the second time in seven months. Jackson, who is on probation for an April stabbing, is being held without bail in the county jail. On Sunday night, Jackson became angry after finding her boyfriend talking to Katrisa Fordham, 18, Detective Angelo Tsaousis said. They argued in front of Billy's Market on Southwest Avenue E, and Jackson grabbed Fordham's hair and stabbed at her head with scissors, Tsaousis said. Fordham had flesh wounds but refused medical attention, he said. In the earlier case, Jackson admitted stabbing Dianne Baker during a family fight. Jackson pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of battery and was sentenced to a year's probation. They're welcome in Lake Worth LAKE WORTH Officials wasted no time rolling out the welcome mat for artists ousted from West Palm Beach's Clematis by Night art fests. "This group of artists who are not welcome in West Palm Beach, well, they're invited to Lake 7th Ave. & European New Couture Designer Women's Apparel at Discount Prices Pre Season Designer Giveaway Better, Better Dress Department Cocktail Dresses & Evening Gowns DELRAY BEACH - Maria Morales, a leukemia patient seeking a bone marrow donor, has gone into remission after five weeks of chemotherapy at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, tests showed Tuesday night. "I'm so happy. My spirits are up again," she said. Now that she's in remission, doctors said a transplant within a month could save her life. Morales, 19, who has B-positive blood, is seeking "an angel out there" whose marrow matches hers. She is of Mexican descent, and a match likely would be found in a Hispanic donor, doctors said. Blood and bone marrow test drives were held this week and will continue Friday and next week. For information, call the Palm Beach Blood Bank at (561) 845-2323. Youngsters and their parents can ride a real train to visit Santa Claus and his helpers this year. Tri-Rail will have Santa Claus at its Deerfield Beach station Friday evening and again Dec. 12 and 19 to greet kids and pose for photos. Elves will pass out hats, stickers and candy canes. Palm Beach County children can catch a train that leaves Mangonia Park at 5:32 p.m., with stops in between, and arrives in Deerfield Beach at 6:19 p.m. The return train leaves Deerfield at 6:52 p.m. and arrives in Mangonia Park at 7:41 p.m. Round-trip tickets are $3 for adults, $1.50 for kids aged 5-12 and free for children younger than 5. Southbound stops for the Santa train include: West Palm Beach, 5:39 p.m.; Palm Beach Airport, 5:43 p.m.; Lake Worth, 5:50 p.m.; Boynton Beach, 5:56 p.m.; Delray Beach, 6:06 p.m.; and Boca Raton, 6:12 p.m. For more information, call (800) 874-7245. BOCA RATON Giants of politics, business and film will appear this month at Liberties Fine Books and Music in Mizner Park. Actor Jack Palance, who won an Oscar at age 71, will speak and autograph his book of poetry, The Forest of Love, at 7 p.m. today. Real estate mogul and part-time Palm Beach resident Donald Trump will appear at 2 p.m. Saturday to sign his new book Trump: The Art of the Comeback. And former President Carter will autograph Sources of Strength on Wednesday. "All New Selection" Reg. $650 to $2600 ea. Sizes 4 to 20 Worth," Lake Worth Economic Development Coordinator Jay Kravetz said Tuesday. A dozen artists were denied permission to show their work in West Palm Beach when too many applications were received. Kravetz said Lake Worth would give them a Sale tart 4Q Similar to illustration Save 00 half-price deal, reducing the nightly fee from $50 to $25, to exhibit at Evening on the Avenues, a somewhat regular art and music festival Friday nights downtown. "Since (Mayor) Nancy (Graham) threw them out, we'll be happy to accept them," Kravetz said. The next Evening on the Avenues, Dec. 12, will include a ceremony to light a Christmas tree at the city hall annex. Lisa Ocker to 95 OFF W. Palm man wins new trial in death case MUST MAKE room for new Holiday orders - 1000 world famous 7th Aye. & European Couture Designer Cocktail Dresses, Cocktail Suits & Evening Gowns, markdown far below cost for immediate clearance - Our loss is your gain. The very best Couture Ensembles for 5 to 20 times less than now selling on Worth Ave. Our inventory looks like who's who in fashion - at the price of the buttons. ANY SPECIAL OCCASION! ALL SPECIAL OCCASIONS-FORGET BOCA DAZZLE! Remember only Palm Beach sophisticated elegance The very best for far, far, far less. By Val Ellicott Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH Warren Clark, who is serving an 11-year prison sentence for a drunken joy ride that killed his best friend, must be tried again because prosecutors got medical records without a court order, an appellate court ruled Wednesday. ' The records, obtained from St. Mary's Medical Center, showed Clark's blood-alcohol level was 0.28 percent on March 8, 1994, more than three times the legal limit for drunken driving in Florida, court documents say. Because prosecutors initially obtained the records without a court order, Circuit Judge Mary Lupo declared the first state subpoena invalid. But she also ruled the records relevant and told prosecutors they could issue a second subpoena for them. The 4th District Court of Appeal reversed Lupo's ruling Wednesday, saying prosecutors cannot issue a second subpoena for medical records after they obtained the records improperly. "Otherwise, why have rules at all?" Clark's attorney, Richard Springer, said. "The state's position was, 'No harm, no foul.' My position is, once you break the rules to get those records, you can't ever get them." Springer said the appellate court's decision "cuts the heart out" of a DUI manslaughter case in which Clark disputes he was even driving the car involved in the fatal crash. But prosecutor Ellen Roberts said she will almost certainly move to convict Clark again. "I just have to' show he was 655-2411 under the influence of alcohol to the extent that his normal faculties were impaired." Roberts told jurors at Clark's trial last year that Clark, 28, a West Palm Beach mechanic, and his roommate, Eugene Conner, 25, were both drunk when they got into a vintage Mustang that Clark was restoring. Their ride ended when the car hit a concrete pole at Southern Boulevard near Parker Avenue, police said. State law allows police officers to take whatever action necessary including force to draw blood from motorists involved in fatal car crashes. In Clark's case, for whatever reason, police did not draw so-called "legal" blood, relying instead on the "medical" blood drawn at the hospital, Springer siiid. 179 Bradley Place 2 Blocks north of Publix Monday-Saturday 9:30-5:30 (Reg, Hours) Directions: 1-95 to Okeechobee Blvd. East. Qo over bridge into Palm Beach. Turn let at 1st light Coconut Row. Qo north I 116 miles. The name of the street will change to Bradley. 1 79 will be on the right. Free parking on the street and in the rear of the store. Find petssss of all sortssss in The Post Classifiedssss. 1 li a! M tfa iti mM M 01 irflt1riTf1iiiiTirj'r T ''" '' A ' ' 1 fn 1 Hi nilTt itfo 0lmTiTA i lift nHi i (ti lf"f tit da 1 At m A. nl ! tt ,0$)A44 WlHAo .4uMl'(tli"illMl.i

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