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April 8, 2002

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Autopsy: Death

caused by heroin

use

By Rob Goodspeed
Daily Staff Reporter

An Ann Arbor man found unresponsive in the base-
ment of a fraternity March 29 died from a heroin over-
dose, according to the Ann Arbor Police Department.
Dustin Goodman, a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity
located on East University Avenue, and former employee
of Jimmy's Sergeant Pepper's, had lethal amounts of
heroii in his blood, the Ann Arbor News reported Friday.
Goodman was found dead in the basement of the fra-
ternity house around 1 p.m. on March 29. He was seen at
the party March 28.
Detective Lt. Chris Heatley said police have not yet
determined if anything else contributed to his death, and
Four homes
* invaded on
N. Campus
By Jeremy Berkowitz
Daily Staff Reporter

he also had alcohol and trace amounts of marijuana in his
blood, the Ann Arbor News reported.
Zeta Psi is not affiliated with the Interfraternity Coun-
cil and does not participate in a formal rush process.
Members reiterated that this event was an isolated incident
and they did not know of any hard drug use at the house.
"I didn't think there was any hard drugs," said one
member, who wished to remain anonymous. "I would say
it was an isolated event."
A fraternity member was also found dead in his apart-
ment in 1998 due to an overdose of alcohol and cocaine.
The Zeta Psi house is owned by the Xi Alumni Associ-
ation of Zeta Psi.
Heroin use has decreased nationwide among high
school students, according to the 2001 Monitoring the

"I didn't think there was any hard drugs. ... I would say it was
an isolated event."
- Anonymous member of Zeta Psi fraternity

Future Survey, a survey of high school students' drug
use. This comes after seeing a rise in heroin use for sev-
eral years in the mid-'90s.
But the Community Epidemiology Work group, a net-
work of researchers from 20 metropolitan areas who meet
semiannually to discuss trends in drug use, reported in
December 2001 that heroin use in Detroit was increasing.
The group also found that mentions of heroin by emer-

gency room doctors has increased significantly in seven
cities, including Detroit.
According to the report, heroin was responsible for 32
percent of drug-related admissions in Detroit hospitals,
nearly half of all admissions statewide.
In the June 2001 study, Detroit ranked 10th among 20

cities in hospital
heroin.

emergency room admissions due to

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The crime wave which plagued campus this winter
continued into spring as four homes were invaded in
Northwood V Housing on North Campus this weekend.
All four incidents took place Saturday morning while
the residents were sleeping in their homes.
Items stolen included computers, a boombox and sev-
eral books.
Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Diane
Brown said this is a rare occurrence for that part of
campus.
"It's a little bit isolated without being seen too -
much," Brown said.
Northwood Housing is an area on North Campus
comprised of many apartments and townhouses where W
many married graduate students and families live.
"I think in general it (becomes) a target because it's
a family-oriented environment," Rackham student Tina
Holder said.
Brown said she believes the suspects entered the
units through the patio doors which can be lifted out of
their track if a security bar is not put in place. The own-
ers of the robbed units said they did not have their
doors secured. .
Saturday was the 10th crime alert issued by DPS
since Feb. 2. By
There have been numerous incidents of home inva - an
sions, assault and peeping toms this semester in resi- Da
dence halls.
University Housing and DPS are working together to
present a report to the University Board of Regents dur- th
ing their May meeting which will outline new security Ba
initiatives in residence halls. These measures could .
include security cameras, door monitors and automatic er
door locks. ere
DPS has continuously said campus security is a col-
laborative effort on the part of officers, faculty and stu- ou
dents. Phtsb AN OLOSHOK/Daily
BntsmTOP: Ann Arbor residents and University students gather on the Diag
Brown said students need to make sure they secure Saturday afternoon, protesting in favor of legalizing marijuana at the Sa
their belongings better, and DPS officers have been 31st Annual Hash Bash Celebration. BOTTOM: Ann Arbor resident Ed pat
doing their part. Frazier objects to getting arrested by seven Department of Public
"You can't work these people any harder than they're Safety officers for the possession of marijuana as he claims "I have ses
working," Brown said. "They've put in more overtime done nothing Illegal." More than 50 people were arrested by the Ann
this semester than ever before." Arbor Police Department and DPS during the event.
See ROBBERIES, Page 7A
cCai Graduate programs
ayh will receive high marks

Israelis
encounter
resistance
in Jenin
NABLUS, West Bank,(AP) -
Israeli troops fought fierce battles
with Palestinians in the West Bank
yesterday, encountering stiff resist-
ance in the crowded Jenin refugee
camp and in the winding alleyways
of Nablus' Old City.
At least 14 Palestinians were
killed in Nablus, where dead bodies
were sprawled along narrow, rubble-
filled streets on the 10th day of
Israel's offensive to weed out mili-
tants staging deadly terror attacks
on its civilians.
Early today, helicopter gunships
fired 18 or 19 missiles into a:West
Bank refugee camp on the western
edge of the city of Jenin, witnesses
said. The attack came after troops used
loudspeakers to warn militants about
the attack and urge them to surrender,
witnesses said.
The renewed fighting came as Sec-
retary of State Colin Powell, due in the
region this weekto try to resolve the
crisis, said that Israeli Prime Minister
Ariel Sharon has "taken very much to
heart" President Bush's call Saturday
for an immediate withdrawal from
Palestinian areas.
But Powell noted that the Israeli.
leader has yet to set a timetable for a
pullback and Bush has not demanded
one. "The president doesn't give orders
to a sovereign prime minister of another
country," Powell said on NBC's "Meet
the Press."
On another front, there were
exchanges of fire between Lebanese
guerrillas and the Israeli military yes-
terday. Six Israeli soldiers were wound-
ed, the military said.
In a phone conversation late yester-
day, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon
Peres asked Powell to intervene with
Lebanon and Syria to calm the border.
They also discussed possibilities for a
See ISRAEL, Page 2A

1,OOO attend
Rob Goodspeed
id Jeremy Berkowitz
ily Staff Reporters
Despite limitations placed on vendors and cool temperatures,
ousands of people gathered on the Diag for the annual Hash
sh celebration Saturday.
The event brought local high school and college students togeth-
with marijuana enthusiasts from across the country, who gath-
ed for an hour of speakers and music.
The participants filled the streets surrounding campus through-
t the day.
Also present were over 15 uniformed Department of Public
fety Officers on the Diag, and Ann Arbor Police officers
trolling the area surrounding campus.
The agencies made more than 50 arrests Saturday, most for pos-
ssion of marijuana.
DPS spokeswoman Diane Brown said of 26 people arrested by
See HASH BASH, Page 7A

By Shoshana Hurand
Daily Staff Reporter
The U.S. News & World Report gave several of
the University's graduate programs top honors,
according to their report, released Friday. The
University's Business, Education, Engineering,
Law and Medical schools, as well as several other
doctoral programs, ranked in the top 10.
The University's Medical School improved its

2000 ranking - rising from No. 12 to No. 8 in
2002.
"The move from No. 12 two years ago to ninth-
ranked last year to this year's No. 8-ranked
research medical school shows our peers realize
that great things are happening at the University's
Medical School," University Medical School
Dean Alan Lichter said in a written statement.
He added that the ranking is a reflection of the
See RANKINGS, Page 2A

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Let us dance

Martin could enter plea bargain

By Joe Smith
Daily Sports Editor
Interim University President B. Joseph
White has sternly stated in a letter to the Uni-
versity community last week that he would
urge banned booster Ed Martin to "fess up"
about the latest indictment.
In fewer than two months, Ed Martin will
not need White's prodding as he may have to

Ed Martin could accept a possible plea bar-
gain if he wants to avoid a trial on charges of
an illegal gambling business, a U.S. attorney
told The Associated Press Thursday.
Prosecutor Rick Convertino told Martin's
lawyer, William Mitchell, on Wednesday in
court that any possible plea bargain will
require "full cooperation" from Martin.
U.S. District Judge Robert Cleland has set a
trial date for June 17 and said that Martin has

Ed Martin allegedly loaned former Michi-
gan basketball players Chris Webber, Maurice
Taylor, Robert Traylor and Louis Bullock a
total of $616,000 while they were donning the
maize and blue - with Webber, who now
plays for the Sacramento Kings of the Nation-
al Basketball Association, allegedly receiving
$280,000. Should these allegations be proven
true, the NCAA could possibly slap Michigan
with probation, television and postseason

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