CRIME: Call of the Wily

Made into a movie, it would make a tidy triple bill with the currently showing Juggernaut and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. But for the residents of the Pacific Northwest, whose electricity and water supplies have been threatened since late September by a man calling himself J. Hawker, the plot was real and all too earnest (TIME, Nov. 4). The ordeal finally ended last week when David W. Heesch, 34, of Beaver Creek, Ore., admitted responsibility for a bizarre extortion scheme involving the bombing of eleven electrical transmission towers of...

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