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Fags fy af half-staff; probe of downed US copters on SeeA4 Monroe solicitors fight over fees See B1 iron mmm j. I Hi in 1 i Income Tax Pay Day A day for Americans to make an accounting of the previous year with Uncle Sam and help to finance the government. Ji Official charged with cereal proof theft i Jeffrey LoweThe Sentinel French fries and other items were found in the front passenger seat of the Plymouth Acclaim, right, that Karen Denise Wells had rented. iVflissDircg woman 'a good Bodl Mystery grows as police retrace Oklahoma woman's steps By David Wenner and Carman Amerson Sentinel Reporters GREENVILLE (AP) A council member declined to comment on an accusation that he ripped product codes from two cereal boxes. David Welton, 44, was accused of retail theft at Carl's IGA grocery store in Greenville, about 70 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

Police said Welton allegedly ripped the product codes from the bottoms of Frosted Flakes boxes worth a total of $7.49. IGA Manager Kent Bell said he discovered the damage about 5 p.m. Thursday after seeing Welton, a regular shopper, holding one of the boxes and "avoiding eye contact." A council member for 1 1 years, Welton allegedly told police he was going to give the product codes to an elderly woman who was collecting them for a Kellogg Co. rebate. Woman finds $6,000 in take-out bag PHILADELPHIA (AP) When she found $6,000 in the bottom of her grocery bag, Susan Shore knew right away what to do with it.

She took it back to the store. Mrs. Shore knew she ordered $50 worth of shrimp, salmon and squid to go from the Golden Fish Market Wednesday. She found the bundles of $10 and $20 bills under them. The mother of two knew the money came from the market because the bag included a large stack of food stamps.

Deung Cha Kim, the merchant, didn't realize the money was gone until Mrs. Shore returned. He had planned to deposit the cash in a bank earlier in the day to cover business income taxes but was too busy to make the transaction. The bag of money was included in the take-out order by a restaurant employee. "Everybody said we were too honest, that we should have kept the money," Mrs.

Shore said. "But I knew we did the right thing. That's what you do when you have a lot of money, right?" Kim promised her a free dinner for her honesty. Nursing mother told to leave exhibit TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) A woman was asked to leave a Toledo Museum of Art i-New Germantown Colonel Denning Jjj) State Park Hemlocks x7aL QOgSpnng Natural Area SJ L5N StatePark Jj 1 ToTurnpike 97 it The mystery surrounding a 23-year-old woman continues to grow as police attempt to reconstruct the last few hours before her disappearance. For Melissa Shepard, it meant sitting in a motel Thursday, waiting for word on the woman she describes as "like a sister." She hoped for the best but expected the worst.

Karen Denise Wells disappeared Tuesday sometime after checking into a Middlesex Township motel. The Haskell, woman had set out by car Sunday to visit Ms. Shep- ard in New Bergen, N.J. Ms. Shepard, 24, says she and the missing woman grew up together in Oklahoma," where their families were close friends.

And if Ms. Shepard is sure of one thing, it's that Ms. Wells did not plan her disappearance. "We're talking about a girl who has a wonderful life," she says. "She has everything going for her.

There is no explanation other than that this is foul play." Ms. Shepard describes her friend as "very, very attractive." Ms. Wells, a single mother, left her 18-month-old son with her parents in Oklahoma, Ms. Shepard says. She expected to be away for a week.

Although Ms. Wells owns a car, state police found her rented car early Wednesday on a foggy, desolate road in Perry County. Pike Motel 0 Carlisle) Sharon GilbertThe Sentinel Star shows approximate location of Denise Wells' abandoned car in Perry County. She checked into Pike Motel Tuesday evening and asked for directions to a nearby McDonald's restaurant, denoted on map by logo. Her purse was located but Ms.

Wells was not. Stopped in highway The white, 1993 Plymouth Acclaim, a four-door sedan, was stopped in the middle of the westbound lane of Route 274 about four miles west of New Germantown. "From all indications it just ran out of gas and stopped," says State Trooper William Link of the Newport barracks. The car was reported by a motorist at 5:20 a.m. Police and teams of volunteers on foot scoured the area with dogs Wednesday.

A state police helicopter flew the densely exhibit containing Rubens nudes while she breast-fed her 3-month-old son. The museum later apologized and said nursing is now allowed in exhibit rooms if forested terrain Thursday morning with no success. Ms. Shepard says her friend left Oklahoma for New Jersey at 1 1 p.m. Sunday.

She says Ms. Wells, who is called "Denise," became lost and called her several times before reaching Middlesex Township. Sometime Tuesday afternoon, she says, they decided Ms. Wells would check into a motel and Ms. Shepard would meet her there.

Ms. Shepard says Ms. Wells called her from the Pike Motel in Middlesex Township about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, saying she planned to go to McDonald's and return to the room to sleep. 1 Ms.

Shepard says she and her boyfriend arrived at the room between 12:30 and She says she knew something waj done discreetly. Jane Noffke of Ann Arbor, com plained she was nursing in the corner of an exhibition room Feb. 26 while draped with a shawl when guards told her breast feeding was not acceptable and escorted her to a private room. 'This type of unfriendly and aggressive See Missing, A4 behavior to a mother and nursing baby is absolutely uncalled for," she said in a letter to the museum. "We posed no threat to the paintings nor other viewers.

In fact, many of the paintings had nude women in them, not that my breasts were exposed." Wells blond, vl -iv; t-f! ft rv J'ffSil I I I The exhibit was devoted to the works of very attractive the 17th century Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, known for his large and fleshy nude figures. if" "i Karen Denise Wells, 23, has blond hair and blue eyes. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She was driving a white, four-door Plymouth Acclaim sedan. Anyone with information is asked to call Middlesex Township police at 249-7191 or Cumberland Countv Con yUtA Showers and JJTir(j thunderstorms A Details on A8 r- Jin li iMiift iwiuVu' Bill SmithThe Sentinel Melissa Shepard talks to members of the media Thursday about her friend's disappearance.

trol at 243-4121. Wells Carlisle student suspended for showing toy gun By Dan Miller Sentinel Reporter Big screen times B9 Business BIO Classifieds C7-12 Comics B8-9 For The Record B2-3 LifeTimes B6-7 Lottery -A2 Opinion B4 Religion B5 Sports CI -7 Television B9 past disciplinary problems as well as the overall charged atmosphere surrounding guns in schools. Drake says the student was seen by another student showing the toy gun to a female student. The student pointed it at the girl, said "bang" and put it away. The students "went their merry way." Drake says the girl laughed about the incident and did not feel threatened.

The student observing the incident witnessed it from as far as 50 feet away and was not sure of what he saw, so he told a teacher who told Drake, the principal says. Drake searched the student and found a cap gun with an orange barrel. He brought the other student back, who confirmed that the toy gun Drake took from the student was the one he saw pointed at the girl. "I suspended the boy out of school, then I met with the boy's mom and the boy and tried to make sure we never got into this predicament" again, Drake says. He declines to name any of the students involved.

Drake did not contact Carlisle police. Police Chief Stephen Margeson says police were unaware of the incident until told li.n See Toy gun, A4 A Carlisle High School student recently received a three-day out-of-school suspension for displaying a toy gun just outside the gym lobby. While he calls the incident "horseplay," high school Principal Randall Drake says he suspended the student based in part on his All pages of The Sentinel are printed on recycled newsprint..

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