The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on March 1, 1996 · Page 8
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8-A Dvin \r\\s FRIDAY, MARCH 1 , 1996 GALVESTON COUNTY, TEXAS Four high school students charged with drug possession By STEVE MAYO The Daily News CLEAR CREEK — The Sheriff's Department charged four Clear Creek High School students with-possession of a controlled substance Thursday. Three 17-year-old students were taken to the Galveston County Jail and a 16-year-old boy was taken to Galveston Astronaut's arrest leads to officer's suspension The Associated Press HOUSTON — A police officer was suspended after a former astronaut accused him of twisting her wrist and slamming her to the ground during a traffic stop. Mae Jemison, stopped for making an illegal turn, was arrested on an outstanding war- Jemison pay an old speeding ticket. When told she was under arrest, Jemison threw down her car keys in disbelief, said her attorney, Rusty Hardin. As the officer started to handcuff her, she reached down to pick up the keys. "When she does that, he grabs her left hand, knocking her wallet and paper out of it, twists her wrist and throws her arms up behind her back," forcing her to the ground, Hardih said. Jemison, who flew in the 1992 Endeavor shuttle mission, was the first black woman to fly in space. - . • , : ; She complained about the' Saturday arrest in a letter to the Nassau Bay Police Chief Robert Holderi. "In nay opinion, there is absolutely no justification for an officer to treat the people he is sworn to protect in this highhanded and abusive manner," she wrote. The department announced Wednesday that officer Henry Hughes HE had been suspended with pay pending an investigation. : Neither Hughes nor Holden returned telephone calls from The Associated Press Thursday. Jemison remained in custody for about two hours before being released on bonds for both, traffic violations. . Her lawyer said she thought she had taken care of the speeding ticket several years ago. State celebrates public schools From staff reports Texas Public Schools Week will be celebrated March 4-8 and area schools and districts may submit information on events held throughout the week, to The Daily News electronically on a disk in the following format: • As regular text in the body of an e-mail document. Our e-mail address is GalvNews @aol.com. • As a Microsoft Word file or a Word Perfect file. If you are using Word Perfect, please use the "Save as" command and select one of the following options: 1) plain text; 2) Word Perfect, version 5; or 3) Microsoft Word. •.As-a plain text or ASCII file. All word processors will let you save a file in this format. 744-8811 988-7711 Circulation Department Mainland police Juvenile County Detention Center. Bond for the three 17-year- olds was set at $2,000 each. According to a Sheriff's Department report, deputies recovered LSD. There was no report about how much LSD was recovered. Deputies made the arrest at 12:08 p.m. at Clear Creek High School, the report states. No other details were available. Man hit by truck mirrors TEXAS CITY—An argument over a cigarette lighter left a 24- year-old Texas City man with minor injuries Wednesday. According to a police report, the victim was hit by the side mirrors on a pickup truck after the argument at the Clique Bar at 3319 Loop 197 North. The victim refused treatment, the report states. The incident occurred at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, the report states. According to the report, the suspect put the truck in reverse when the victim was hit on the right side of his body by the truck mirrors, the report states. No arrests had been made Thursday. Police have a description of the three people involved in the incident. Pistol stolen SAN LEON — The Sheriff's Department is investigating a burglary in which a 9mm pistol " and foot locker with $400 inside were stolen Thursday. The incident was reported at 6:41 a.m. in the 900 block of 18th Street, a Sheriff's Department report states. According to the report, the $400 was in American and foreign currency. No other details were available. Dress Shirt Sale All Stafford , Stafford 61 Executive & Hunt Club Dress Shirts an Sale 25% off All JOCkey® for Men Sale prices effective through Tuesday, March 5. Dress Shoe Sale Save on All Women's & Men's Dress Shoes A. Sale 25.50 Reg. S34. Pointelle cardigan sweater. Misses' S-XL. Sale $21 Reg. S28. Shell. Sale $30 Reg. S40. Skirt in assorted prints. Misses' 4-18. B. Sale $48 Reg. S64. Fully-lined jacket. Misses' sizes 4-18. Petites' sizes 4-16. . Sale S27 Reg. $36. Skirt. Misses' sizes 6-18. Petites' sizes 4-16. Sale 9.99 Reg. $15. Short-sleeve shell. Misses' S-XL. Petites' S-L. Other famous-maker sportswear on sale at 25% off. Ail national brands on sale during our Wardrobe Event. Choose from: Alfred Dunnsr, Norton McNaughfon®, Sag Harbor®, Koret® and many more. Children's 2 Day SaJe_- Friday $ Saturday Only! m Save on Arizona Shorts for Boys and Girls Sale 11.99 Reg. 13.99. Boys' 5-pocket denim shorts. Sale 12.99 Reg. 14.99. Girls' Arizona cuffed shorts. Sale 12.99 Reg. 14.99. Girls' Arizona denim shorts. 25% Off All Swimwear for Boys & Girls Sale $9 Reg. S12. Boys' USA Olympic swim trunks. * Sale 8.24 Reg. 10.99. Girls' Surf Rags* one-piece swimsuit. All Novelty Tees for Boys & Girls Levi j s® 550™ Denim Jeans for Sale 9.10 Reg. SI3. Boys' Arizona cotton logo tee SChOOl-3ge BOVS 100% cotton denim jeans with relaxed-fit styling. Assorted finishes. Boys' sizes 8-14. . in assorted colors. S-XL for boys' sizes 8-20. Sale 9.80 Reg. S1 4. Boys' Big Ball tee.- Sale 6.99 Reg. 9.99. Girls' New Moves* accessory tee. 25% Off Nike® Apparel for Boys Sale 1O.50 Reg. $14. Boys' Nike 8 graphic tee. * Sale 12.75 Reg. S17. Boys' Nike* print shorts. O 1996, J,c. Penrwy Company, Inc. Regular" and "Original" prices reflect offering prices wtiich may not have resulted in actual sates. Sate prices on regular-priced merchandise effective through Saturday, March 2, unless otherwise noted. Percenters off represent savings on regular or original prices, as shown. Inter-mediate markdowns may have been taken on original prices. Reductions on original-priced merchandise effective until stock is depleted. "Now" prices represent savings off regular or original prices which may vary by market. Any event dmlgnated as a "Safe" »™SJ SS <udes Spocial Buys, items sold every day in multiples of two or more and Value Right Hems which £l£i ^. Ur ,^ p P very day ' Mercha "« li »« selection may vary slightly from one JCPenoey store to another. Selected women's coordinates and men's suits available only at larger JCPenoey Retail Stores

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