Douglass said Celaya was a known meth user, and had a string of previous arrests.
The first—and it turns out, only—stop was Douglass Academy, a new charter school in downtown Wilmington.
In the meantime, Douglass had pulled into a lower parking lot to start an 11 p.m.-to-7 a.m. shift.
I would have been appeased by a simple line indicating Lincoln had met with Douglass at some point.
But as Police Chief Douglass was careful to clarify Sunday: “Suspects are not convicted, suspects are people of interest.”
And it was this elemental simplicity of taste which made Douglass the conquering hero that he was.
"That's the right way," said old Mrs. Douglass to her approvingly.
The account of the conference, given by Douglass, is singularly interesting.
Old Mrs. Douglass turned in her chair and patted the girl's hand.
Douglass tentatively placed his hand in the side pocket of his reefer.