Smith beaten off with a stick

Wednesday, October 17th, 2001 - 2:47 pm PDT

A police report filed late last night indicates that Rev. Smith was “beaten off with a stick” sometime around 11pm at the corner of Maple and W 27th. Details on the incident are sketchy at best, but officer Wade Cummings, who was the first to arrive on the scene, described Smith as looking completely exhausted and totally spent. Smith is spending the day recovering at a local cafe