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A staff member reported Sunday that
s e was sexually harassed by three men
:o Friday in a lounge at Alice Lloyd
The men allegedly made "sexually
eplicit remarks" and one of three men
.alegedly exposed himself indecently,
according to Department of Public
The woman said she knew one of the
men. The incident is under further
4estigation, according to DPS
Fire trucks responded to a signal
from an alarm company at the Sigma
Cli fraternity house Friday, but
ere there was smoke, there was lit-
Ann Arbor Fire Department offi-
cials said firefighters swept through
the second and third floors of the res-
idence, which is located next to the
Michigan Union, at 1:05 p.m. Friday.
Emergency rescue vehicles closed
down the southbound lane of South
State Street in front of the Union for
about 30 minutes due to the
Fire officials evacuated the occu-
pants briefly and then allowed them
back in after a brief inspection that
revealed only smoke inside the build-
..4g, officials said.
Car damaged in
'U parking lot
The back seat was ripped from the
lr frame of a white Mitsubishi Galant
parked in the M-29 parking lot on
Nichols Street on Sunday.
the driver's side window was broken
out. and the glove compartment had
been disturbed, according to DPS
T-The car's owner said there was noth-
ig else missing from the car, and DPS
has no suspects.
Two walkers in Nichols Arboretum
v rlbally confronted each other about
a unleashed dog Saturday after-
One pedestrian asked a person who
was walking his dog to put the pet on a
,4ash. The two then began to argue,
wording to DPS reports.
! After the pedestrian called DPS to
report an unleashed dog, officers
issued an ordinance to the other man
fq not having the dog on a leash,
DPS reports stated.
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LOCAL/STATE Te Michigan
Suspect charged in Bursley parking lot assault
By Anupama Reddy
Daily Staff Reporter
The Washtenaw County Prosecutor's Office
charged 33-year-old Steven Dwain Smith with
sexual assault and armed robbery last Tuesday in
connection with an attack on a female University
student in the parking lot across from Bursley Hall
early last month.
Smith, who was arrested Oct. 14 in connection
with other incidents, faces preliminary examina-
tions Thursday and next Monday. He is charged
with four counts, including first-degree criminal
sexual conduct and armed robbery, which are both
punishable with up to life in prison.
He also faces two counts of felony firearm pos-
session, including a weapons felony firearm pos-
session that carries a mandatory two-year sen-
Department of Public Safety Capt. James
Smiley said DPS worked closely with the Ann
Arbor Police Department to apprehend the sus-
"We're pleased that the i
suspect has been appre- We'rk
hended," Smiley said in a
written statement. "This that the
case is another example of
successful cooperation has been
between law enforcement
The female student was
approached by a suspect
with a handgun at 8:30 a.m.
on Oct. 5 in the parking lot
across from Bursley resi-
dence hall on Hubbard Road. The man allegedly
stole $30 and then sexually assaulted the victim.
AAPD arrested Smith on Oct. 14 for a string of
armed robberies. Smith also faces charges for
- James Smiley
other unrelated crimes in
the Ann Arbor area.
At least four sexual
assaults in the local area
have been reported since
the beginning of October.
The latest reported sexual
assault case occurred Oct.
13, when an employee of a
Subway restaurant was
raped and robbed at gun-
The woman, a manager
of a Subway restaurant on
at 3:21 a.m. when she opened the back door
The suspect allegedly demanded mon iey irom
the safe, but the w oman was unable to open it. The
man then allegedly stole the % ictim's wallet and
raped her. AAPD officers have not arrested a sus-
pect in this case.
AAPD detectives also have not found a suspect
in the sexual assault and armed robbery case that
occurred at the Nob Hill Apartments on Oct. 8.
A suspect allegedly forced his way into a
woman's apartment after identifying himself as
being from the apartment complex's maintenance
The victim's mouth and hands were allegedly
duct-taped and handcuffed, and she was threatened
with a handgun. He escaped with the victim's
ATM card, PIN number and an unspecified
amount of money.
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By Stephanie Powell Michigan and we help many people,"
Daily Staff Reporter Dickler said.
The battle has begun. With only Sumitra Sriam, an LSA senior and
two weeks until the Michigan-Ohio another coordinator for the drive, said
State game, the saying "out for this drive is crucial.
blood" is no longer just an expres- "Blood is in a shortage now and it's
sion. really important that people donate,"
All over campus this week and next, she said.
Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity and the Yesterday was the first day of the
American Red Cross will be holding drive and many donors said they were
blood drives for students to come and eager to help with the cause.
donate blood for the Michigan-OSU One student giving blood yesterday,
Blood Battle. LSA sophomore Renee Austin, said it
The goal every year is to get 250 is necessary that African Americans
pints. The first school to reach that donate.
amount wins. Presently, each school is "It is important, especially for
tied with seven wins, so this year is cru- African Americans, to give blood
cial to break the tie. because the supply of blood for our
The school that wins is awarded the people is really low."
"Blood Drop" trophy during halftime at Another student who gave blood yes-
the game. terday said that donating blood has a
Bonnie Dickler, an LSA senior and a positive outcome.
member of Alpha Phi Omega, is a coor- "It is important because it goes to
dinator of the project. good use," said Jennifer Nelson, a
"I enjoy doing it because it allows me Nursing senior. "I am a Nursing stu-
to do service for the community with dent and I work in the hospitals, so I
the University's help," she said. am able to see the blood go to a good
Alpha Phi Omega is a coed service cause."
fraternity that provides volunteers and The Blood Battle started in October
publicity for the blood drive. 1982 by Red Cross employees Neal Fry
Every year the drive has grown, with of Ann Arbor and Dave Estepp of Ohio.
the participation of many donors and They wanted to increase the number of
volunteers. donors on college campuses, so they
"The drive is important because it is chose the University and OSU because
the largest blood drive in the state of of their intense rivalry.
Stephanie Bernstein, a Music junior, waits patiently as she gives blood yesterday as part of the Ohio State vs. University of
Michigan blood drive.
Since then, the University and OSU
have collected 137,110 pints of
The battle will continue for the
next two weeks and everyone is
encouraged to participate. Donors
must be 17 years old and weigh 110
pounds or more. The whole process
takes about an hour.
For more information or to make an
appointment call 647-7747.
Blood Battle Donation Sites
Thursday, Nov. 14
Friday, Nov. 5
Sunday, Nov. 17
Monday, Nov. 18
Tuesday. Nov. 19
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Thursday, Nov. 21
Friday, Nov. 22
North Campus Commons
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Witewater lawyers throw mud
DETROIT (AP) - Although the
Whitewater investigation has yielded
three convictions, special independent
counsel Kenneth Starr said yesterday
he believes more information is being
Starr said he hopes more people
will step forward with information on
the failed Arkansas land development
in which President Clinton and first
lady Hillary Rodham Clinton invest-
"I think the difficulty with this
investigation has been getting at the
truth as promptly as I would like,"
Starr said before a speech at the
Economic Club of Detroit. "That's
been the heart and soul of the chal-
Starr declined more specific com-
ment on issues related to Whitewater,
including whether he thought Clinton
might remove him as special counsel or
whether the president might pardon for-
The Alcohol Awareness Week "You Wanna Party??" presentation is Thursday night. This was incorrectly
orted in yesterday's Daily.
0 Associate Vice President for University Relations Lisa Baker was referring to the Open Meetings lawsuit
Z inst the University, not the recent court decision preventing athletes from suing colleges. This was incorrect-
treported in yesterday's Daily.
' What's happening in Ann Arbor today
mer colleagues of Whitewater-related
Starr said the two-year
Whitewater investigation will con-
tinue as long as he believes there is
information being withheld. He did
not say who had such information,
but noted the comment should not
be interpreted as the White House's
failure to cooperate.
Republican congressional leaders
have said since Clinton's re-election
last week they do not plan further
inquiries on Whitewater.
Starr yesterday also denied accusa-
tions that he and other prosecutors
have a personal agenda against the
"I am out to do my job" Starr said.
"The charge is utterly wrong."
In a September interview with PBS'
Jim Lehrer, Clinton said he agreed with
Susan McDougal's lawyer who said
there were prosecutors .out to get the
Ms. McDougal and her ex-hius-
band James, partners with the
Clintons ill the Whitewater land ven-
ture, were convicted in May along
with then-Gov. Jim Guy Tucker of
defrauding the McDougals' savings
Tucker resigned and was sentenced
to 1 1/2 years of home detention and
Ms. McDougal was sentenced to two
years in prison. McDougal, who is said
to be cooperating with prosecutors, has
not been sentenced pending a hearing
Ms. McDougal also faces contempt
of court charges for refusing to cooper-
ate with Starr's investigation. She con-
- tends prosecutors want damaging testi-
mony against Clinton.
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Indiana Jones, almost
GSI David Reynolds instructs his field archeology class yesterday on how
to swing a bull whip - just like Indiana Jones.