Crime: Busting RAM

Through the small hours, the grand jury chambers of New York City's Queens County courthouse swarmed with police officers and district attorney's men. Then, when search warrants had been signed, teams of detectives organized, and watches synchronized, 150 cops fanned out in 15 different directions, heading for silent houses in Queens and other parts of New York City and Long Island. Minutes after sunrise, the squads simultaneously rapped on 15 doors and arrested a surprisingly respectable group of 16 Negro citizens. Among them were Assistant Junior High School Principal Herman Ferguson, 47, Brooklyn Schoolteacher Ursula West, 28, and...

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