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Wednesday, February 19, 1992
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Keene goes before
By Valerie Holbert
A grand jury indicted Tracy Lamont
Keene, former business manager of the
campus yearbook, on 21 counts of em
bezzlement at a Monday hearing.
Keene, 2 1 , of 1 0 1 -1 3 Melville Loop
Road, is scheduled to appear in Supe
rior Court March 1 6, said Sherry Wogen,
legal special ist for the Orange-Chatham
District Attorney's office.
Keene was charged Dec. 5 with 21
counts of embezzling a total of
$75,896.65 from the Yackety Yack and
was arrested on Jan. 9 and charged with
one count of obtaining property by false
A grand jury consists of up to 18
citizens who hear the prepared indict
ment of alleged charges. If the jury
finds a true bill of indictment, the case
is scheduled for arraignment in Supe
The attorney has two options at the
arraignment, Wogen said. A waiver of
arraignment can be filed, meaning that
the case will go to trial at a later date, or
the case can be kept open to plea out. If
the case is kept open to plea, the trial
takes place at that time.
Neither Keene nor Jay Brian, his
lawyer, could be reached for comment
Wogen said no date had been set for
a hearing concerning the other charge
Clay Williams, University Police
lieutenant detective, said in December
that Keene had written multiple checks
to his mother, Gladys Bullock, 4 Ranch
Court, Newark, Del., and his aunt,
Aretha White, 3 1 7 Pineview Drive, Apt.
Keene was able toembezzle the funds
by listing his relatives as Delmar pub
lishing representatives, Williams said.
Delmar publishes the yearbook.
Shea Tisdale, yearbook editor, said
he was glad the grand jury deemed the
charges serious enough to send to Supe
"I'm very pleased that we're closer
to resolving this matter," Tisdale said.
Student-fee fund unavailable to bail out city bus system
Chapel Hill Transit faces dire finan
cial straits, and a University trust fund
cannot be used to help.
Matt Heyd, student body president,
said last week that he planned to ask
John DeVitto, University transporta
tion director, if funds from a $2.5 mil
lion trust fund created with student fees
Tsongas, Bush win N.H. primary;
Buchanan total surprisingly high
The Associated Press
MANCHESTER. N.H. President
Bush suffered a potent Republican pro
test Tuesday night as New Hampshire
voters gave conservative rebel Patrick
Buchanan more than 40 percent of the
vote in the leadoff primary of 1992.
Paul Tsongas led the Democratic race
with 47 percent of the precincts report
ing, and network projections said the
former senator from next-door Massa
chusetts would win his showdown with
Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton.
"We finished a very strong second,"
Clinton said. "I think after everything
we've been through that's all I could
hope." The campaign soon moves to the
South, and Clinton said, "I think the
advantage will shift back to me."
Although Bush was winning, his
margin of victory was narrow, and the
result was disappointing to White House
strategists who had hoped Bush could
score a knockout punch in the state
which propelled him to the 1988 GOP
William Bennett, a former adminis
tration official, said in a CNN interview
that the New Hampshire verdict was
"serious trouble" for Bush. He said the
Politics should be the part-time
North Carolina freshman wrestler Dave Leonardis works to peel of the season Tuesday night. Leonardis defeated Pavlick, helping
off Duke's Keith Pavlick during the Tar Heels' last home match UNC stomp over the Blue Devils 35-0. See game story, page 4.
could be utilized to aid the bus system.
"We were interested in making sure
the bus fares don't increase," Heyd said.
The recent addition of a Durham bus
petition for federal funds, and a de
crease in allotted funds is expected for
the Chapel Hill transit system.
But DeVitto said that the funds Heyd
had suggested were not available be
cause they consisted of the University's
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Bob Kerrey 8,763 12 (0)
Tom Harkin 8,011 11(0)
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Buchanan now. "Kinder and gentler is
With 62 precincts reporting, Bush
was leading Buchanan with 57 percent
of the vote. The former conservative
columnist had captured about 41 per
cent of the vote.
In the Democratic race. Tsoncas was
controlling 33 percent of the vote, and
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entire parking and transportation op
"In the ordinance that the transporta
tion and parking department has ap
proved, it is stated that the $2.5 million
trust fund is not a trust fund just for
student transportation," he said. "The
fund is to be used to provide for a
number of different areas of vehicular
management, including parking as well
as bus service."
Clinton trailed closely with 27 percent.
U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey of Nebraska
was running third with 1 2 percent, U.S.
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa was fourth
with 1 1 percent and former California
Gov. Jerry Brown trailed with 9 per
cent. Tsongas was winning as expected,
moving out as the Democratic front
runner a role he assumed after char
acter controversies dogged Clinton's
Restless Democrats responded to a
write-in campaign for New York Gov.
Mario Cuomo by giving him just more
than 2 percent of the vote and responded
to an effort by consumer advocate Ralph
Nader with 1 percent. FormeractorTom
Laughlin, best known for the motion
picture "Billy Jack," won a surprising 2
percent of the vote.
About 125,000 votes were forecast
for the Democratic candidates, 140,000
for the Republicans, totaling about 47
percent of those eligible in the open
New Hampshire isn't important for
numbers; the primary offers only 18
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Heyd did not contact the transporta
tion department before talking about
the use of student fees for the bus sys
tem, DeVitto said.
"Matt Heyd did not meet with me
before he made his comments," he said.
"It was not until after the fact that I was
contacted at all. We had a meeting last
Thursday at which we discussed the
Heyd said his office had misinter
Lack of police narcotic enforcement
might explain low violation numbers
By Kathleen KeeiK r
Do UNC students use illegal drugs?
According to the UNC system's
annual report on the illegal drug policy,
not many do. Only two UNC-CH stu
dents were Charged with drug viola
tions in 1990-91, and only eight were
charged in 1989-90, the report stated.
But Maj. Robert Porreca of Univer
sity Police explained that the low num
ber of violations might have been
caused by the department's lack of
resources for intensive drug policy
"We don't work narcotics; we aren't
funded for that," Porreca said. "From
our point of view, enforcement only
has impact on the supplier level."
Two convictions of UNC-CH stu
dents in 1990-91 do not provide an
accurate picture of illegal drug use on
the University campus, Porreca said.
"Our (arrests) are so low because
our primary role Is to protect the citi
zens and property, and that is where
most of our resources go," he said.
"What we are going to catch is people
who aren't bright enough to put the
of every citizen.
from top spot
in UNC police
Public safety director leaves
after less than one year on job
By Steve Politl
The University's director of police
and public safety resigned from his po
sition Tuesday after holding the posi
tion for less than a year.
Arnold Trujillo could not be reached
for comment Tuesday, and several mem
bers of the department, including Maj.
Robert Porreca and Lt. Marcus Perry,
departmental spokesmen, refused to
comment about Trujillo's resignation.
Carolyn Elfland, associate vice chan
cellor for business, said Trujillo had
resigned for personal reasons. The res
ignation "wasn't a planned event," she
Elfland will act as departmental di
rector until a new one is chosen. But if
a long-term search is necessary, she
said she would consider appointing
someone to fill the position temporarily.
"If it feels like we can identify a
person in a short period of time, I will
keep going until that," she said.
The search process could take up to
six months, she added.
"I haven't figured out if there's an
easier way to do that," she said. "We
don't normally have to do a national
search, but we did last time."
Elfland acted as departmental direc
tor for several weeks before Trujillo's
selection. Running the department
should be easier now than one year ago
because of an improved staff and in
creased administrative help, Elfland
"We're in a much better position
now than then."
Elfland praised progress made by
Trujillo since he took the job March 4.
"It's just not the same department as
it was a year ago," she said. "There's a
certain degree of momentum there, and
preted information sent by the transpor
"We thought the trust fund was an
accumulation of unspent student trans
portation fees that could be used to aid
the bus system," he said. "We thought
the money was there, but obviously it
DeVitto said most of the student fees
already were going to the town bus
"We don't see the kinds of
crime on campus that suggest
the use of highly addictive
Maj. Robert Porreca
stuff in their pockets.
East Carolina University had themost
alleged violationsof schools in the UNC
system. There were an alleged 46 v iola
tionsatECUin I989-90and38 in 1990
91. Alfred Matthews, vice chancellor at
university had a greater drug problem
than other schools. But ECU is ex
tremely concerned with the enforce
ment of the drug policy, Matthews said.
"There is zero tolerance in the uni
versity," he said. "It's concern we
UNC-Charlotte had 37 alleged vio
lations and 32 students or faculty mem
bers found guilty of charges In 1989-90.
Charles Lynch, UNC-C vice chan
cellor for student affairs, explained that
the high number of violations was caused
any time there's a change at the top it's
hard to keep it going."
University Police was riddled with
internal problems before Trujillo came
to the staff. Several officers had made
public their problems with the depart
ment and had filed grievances against
But Elfland emphasized that staff
problems had not led to Trujillo's resig
nation. She said she could not comment
specifically about why he had stepped
"When I met with them (the police
staff) tonight, they said all of the media
will say they ran him off," she said.
'They were not contributory (to his
resigning). That's not it at all. It's a very
professional organization, and they're
Since Trujillo took the job, one staff
member has resigned, and that person
became chief of another department. In
addition, only one employee has filed a
grievance against the department.
The force was enthusiastic about
Trujillo's leadership, Elfland said. "The
trick is going to be keeping it going."
Ralph Pendergraph, interim Chapel
Hill police chief, said he thought it was
"highly unlikely" that Trujillo would
move into the city's open chief posi
tion. Before coming to the University,
Trujillo worked for 1 9 years in the pub
lic safety department of the University
of Colorado at Colorado Springs, a com
muter school of 6,000.
In 1978, he was appointed director ot
The University Police staff consists
of more than 50 members and operates
on a $1.8 million budget.
Bonnie Rochman, Dana Pope and
Marty Mine bin contributed to this re
port. "Student transportation is a major
part of the duties of my department," he
said. "We already supply abig chunk of
our funds to the Chapel Hill Transit
Heyd said the stability of bus service
for UNC students remained his main
"Fees or not, services should remain
the same, and we feel the University
should support the town in this."
by a Charlotte police sting operation.
In 1990-91 the number of alleged vio
lations at UNC-C fell to six, and only
five people were found guilty.
UNC-Wilmington had 20 violations
in 1989-90 and 18 in 1990-91.
Ralph Pendergraph, interim Chapel
Hill police chief, said most of the
problems the department encountered
with illegal drug use in Chapel Hill
involved residents of low-income ar
eas rather than students.
"If we receive a complaint (about
students), we investigate it,"
"They are usually recreational drug
users inside homes."
Porreca and Pendergraph agreed
that students were more prone to use
marijuana and "designer drugs" such
as ice and ecstasy rather than highly
addictive drags such as crack cocaine.
"We don't see the kinds of crime on
campus that suggest the use of highly
addictive drugs," Porreca said. "The
use of crack motivates crimes using
University Police Lt. Marcus Perry
said that alcohol was the most abused
drug on campus.