July 11, 1988 |
Two soul-singing DeBarge family members have been indicted on charges that they conspired with five people to bring more than two pounds of cocaine to Grand Rapids, Mich. Jonathan (Chico) DeBarge, 22, of Grand Rapids, was held Friday in the Kent County Jail, pending a hearing to determine whether he should remain in custody until trial. An arrest warrant was issued for Robert (Bobby) DeBarge, 32, of Los Angeles, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael MacDonald.
July 13, 1988 |
Robert (Bobby) DeBarge, one of two members of the singing DeBarge family charged by federal agents with cocaine trafficking, was freed on $50,000 bond Monday--but only if he enrolls in an in-patient drug treatment program. DeBarge, 32, and his brother, Jonathan (Chico) DeBarge, 22, both of Pasadena, were indicted along with five others last Thursday in Grand Rapids, Mich., on federal charges that they tried to smuggle a kilogram (2.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1988 |
It's not that a 22-year-old Westwood artist who calls himself Arte (Ar-tay) pokes around in any old trash container. He prefers the ones outside those flossy Beverly Hills boutiques where he can find what he calls "designer garbage." Arte generally wears a suit and tie (but no gloves) as he probes receptacles for throwaway stuff from Chanel, Cartier, Gucci and the like--all of which he uses to assemble his "Trash-Art" sculptures.