The Salt Lake Tribune from Salt Lake City, Utah on August 18, 1977 · 3
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f f ' ul lo lri T niiii ' Maude Jury Unable to Reach Verdict By I)uv id CtK lit r A-mx luted Drovs rii B I UMORt The jure rand and rac k-tt''ni,g -(m Marvin M iimW rc-M,ti 1 , , Uk k hut it ntun,i or foui in it v nl di litxu utum1' U wtiusdi dftii 1- S District Judge Rob, -ft 1, lay lot or d red it to ke trying to ie.u h a erditt In .1 mitt gnt-u Tlu lodge Tiu-mIuv 'tinii-' oid n de public Wdi c-dav 1 1 i mel -aid th.it .'ifer -lx daw of 'fmt it Ua- unable to detide whether M ii'del arid fno c-cwtefendunt'- partm paled ii .in inllueiuv pe-ddling sthenu I huefore " the note eontiniied, "vu 1 1 .ike iin.-ihlo to re.K h a unumnoui r in t on the guilt or innoeenu on ony ot tli charge-. for any ot thi defen d lilt. Rene Work 1 aylnr responded b telling the seen men and fie women to renew their work re-eannne their positions and try to reat h a verdict without anyone urreiulering honest com lotions Thi renew id deliberations lastd oiih tour hours because a woman on the panel became til and was taken to a dot lor, according to court tlerk Earl tiraham Deliberations were to resume Thursday morning Mandel. appearing at the (ourthouse for the first time sinie lad wixk said III- was dill hoping there will la .i (oinplete vindication His wife. Jean ne had this reaction c know Gods in then batting tni . The Salt I ake Tribune, Thursday An gust 19, 1177 t It More Indictments Likely In Son of Sam Murders 7Vt -Vr' i X , 1 ,,1 ' 'rg. - , v M X ' ' . 0 , ' y l y 't c 4X, vs - y ' 1 -v v A T ' x v -, A. - Ktf " ' 'V ls Jeanne Mandel, the wife of Gov. Marvin Mandel. laughs as her husband answers reporters ues- V Associated Press Wirrtoto tion. Jury deliberating political corruption case of Mandel has not yet reached a verdict. Resasserts lnnocerce I lie 37-j ear-old governor aNo reas -i i led his innocence A e ha ent done anything. he said We havent committed any crime Quite honestly, I dont understand what wc 're be mg tried tor, and I dont think the people of Mary land understand It's a (rime no ones been able to describe et " Mandel is accused of accepting between SjlKl ouo and $4h(i,000 m business ml erects, cash, bonds, diamonds, expensive clothing and Florida vacation- from the other five The government claims the item-, were payoffs for efforts to get the 1972 General As-emlil; to emit benefits for Marlboro Race Tr.uk, thin owmd secretly by at least four lodeiendants Also on Trial Also on trial are Irvin Kovens, Mandels bcSt friend, attorney Ernest N Cory Jr , W Dale Hess, former majority leader of the House of Delegates, and Hess business partners, brothers William A and Harry V Rodger-, III Kovens demex being among the track ownership Each defendant is charged with 20 mail fraud counts, each carrying a maximum sentence of five years in jail and a $1,000 fine Kovens, Cory and Mandel also face one racketeering count each, the others two apiece R icket coring has a top penalty of 20 years and $25,000 The state constitution racjuire- Xt p-del, a Democrat, to forfeit his office if convicted and sentenced Also, the racketeering law permits the government to confiscate business interests used in the crime If the deadlock is not resolved, and the result is a mistrial, it would be the second for Mandel A mistrial was declared Dec 7 after 13 weeks of testimony in a first trial, alter several jurors were exposed to a brief television newscast about jury tampering attempts Two men were later con- victi'd of obstructing justice in those attempts Then were not linked to tile-defendants China Uhls Surplus Agence France-Prosse HONG KONG China earned a trade surplus of more than $1 billion last year, including $350 million from trading with Communist countries, an American bank says here The newsletter of the local branc h of the Bank of America lists Chin- s major trading partners as Japan, Hong Kong, West Germany, France, Australia, the United Stages. Singapore. Canada, Britain and Italy NfW YORK (1TD Authorities said Wednesdav five more numler indictments are expected early next wee k against David Berkowit, accused as the Killer Son of Sam a nu kname an Army buddy said Berkowit adopted m Korea as a scornful refen-nc e to Im le Sani Be rkowil. a 21 vear-old postal woik er, alreadv has been charged with second-degree murder in the last of eight ambush attacks, which let! six dead and sev en w oundt d Indictments in the seven otlu r at tacks, including five for murder, were lieing prepared, authorities said Source's said Queens District ttor ney John Suntuccis oftiee presented evidence to a grand jury Wednesday and expected two second -degree mm der, and five attempted murder and assault indictments by mthe end of the week Expects Indictments Nantucci confirmed that he expected murder ii,d-..trr'",t- to he handl'd up shortly, but ref list'd to say when A spokesman for Bronx I) A Mario Meroia said evidence would be presented to a grand jury there Thursday . and expected indictments on throe counts of second degree' murder, and one count each of att mpted murder and assault by early next week An army friend said Berkowit adopted the Son of Sam nickname to signify his hebef that ho was a pawn of the gov eminent sy mholiod by Unde Sam Terry Peterson, 24, Me Farland, Wis , said in an interview with the Madison Capital Times he and Berkowit were best buddies when they spent a year together in Korea A Lot of Static When hed complain about what the Army was doing to him and he took a lot of static- after he field those conscientious objector form Id just tell him, Well, you signed up and now youre' just a son of Sam, said Peterson WTiat I meant was that he was a soldier for Uncle Sam and he was obligated to serve h:s country But he took that to mean that ho had become a pawn a tool in some big game that the establishment was making him play Im certain thats where the name (Son ot Sam) c amc lrom We used to call each other that all the tune, Peterson said Berkowit. already charged m Brooklyn for the July 11 murder of 20-year-old Stacy Moskovut and the attempted murder of her d ite. r.ohert Niolanto. underwent further psy c hi at tic tests Wednesday to dott rnunc- if hi is competent to stand trial mi.svc sf Ills lawyer has already -.aid his c lu-nt will present a dotenso of insanity if he is niH-'ist eotni tent to stand trial Tin' first night, me imbitsh by Son of Sim" took place July 29. 107b, ill tin Bronx where Donna Latina, Is. was kiled and lw year-old Jody Valenti was wounded as they sat ill a p irked car On pnl 17, M77, Valentina Suriana. is, and .Alexander Esau. 2D. were both kilhd as tliev s.d in a pit ked ear itt a section of the borough near the Laum i munler site The Queens murder victims Wirt ( hristinc Freund, 2n, killed Jan 50 in a parked ca, , ami Virginia Vo-kenchi in 19 shot to death March Has she walked home in Forest Hills Overdoses Kill Fewer in First Quarter WASHINGTON (AP) Deaths from overdoses of heroin and morphine dec reasod sharplv in Detroit. 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