The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 27, 1998, Page 3, Image 3

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    Man arrested for DUI
A Lincoln man was arrested for
/ driving under the influence Thursday
night after three hit-and-run acci
- dents along Comhusker Highway.
^ Police arrested 46-year-old
James Higgins after he ran into a
moving train that ended the string of
|wrecks shortly before 10 p.m.,
| Heermann said.
Higgins hit three other cars as he
■I drove down Cornhusker Highway
£ from 28* Street to die train crossing
& near 35* and Adams streets, causing
£ minor damage to the other cars and
g his own.
| By the time he reached the train
p crossing where another vehicle was
r already stopped for the train,
U Higgins’ right front tire had blown
out and was dragging from the axle
of his 1982 Mazda RX-7.
j? Higgins drove around the car
1 stopped at the crossing, hitting it as
; he passed.
Then Higgins drove around the
lowered warning arm and into the
h. moving train.
Higgins’ car was totaled, but no
: one was injured in any of the acci
- dents.
| Gambling operation busted
4 Police broke up a small gambling
h operation in Lincoln Thursday night.
£ When police served a search war
’ rant at % house on the 1200 block of
North 26th Street, they found five
men gathered around a craps table
f with cash in hand, Lincoln Police
K Sgt. Ann Heermann said.
? Police seized $229 cash, 40 decks
I- of cards, 10 dice, a craps table and
typveral poker tables** .uj^sL
Two men, Otis
ft Wardell Moore, 53, were arrested on
second-degree charges of promoting
& The three other men were cited
| for engaging in gambling. Rodney
A Gregory, 24, Thomas LaRose, 51,
4 and Girlie Hughes, 59, were aU cited.
All of the men, except Gregory,
are from Lincoln. Gregory is from
v Man cited for domestic assault
One woman’s drunken boyfriend
; allegedly took a cinder block to her
car Thursday night during a domestic
g The woman arrived home, on the
1500 block of South 22nd Street, with
f: her 9-year-old daughter shortly after
' 5 p.m. She found her live-in
^ boyfriend, Anthony Tyndall, 39,
f' drunk, Heermann said.
When Tyndall refused to leave,
the woman decided to take her
I* daughter away from the house.
r’’ But when the woman and her
H daughter got into the car to leave,
*| Tyndall grabbed a cinder block and
P started smashing the car.
1 v The woman and her daughter fled
H through the alley while Tyndall con
H tinued smashing the car.
W ' Police arrested Tyndall, for
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I Josh Funk
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