It

It

by

Stephen King

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A Derry police officer who, along with his partner, Officer Conley, questions John “Webby” Garton about his involvement in the assault and murder of Adrian Mellon. Hughes is the only officer who seems personally impacted by Mellon’s murder. The details regarding the events at the fair leave Hughes feeling “tired and shocked and dismayed by [the] whole sordid business.”
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Chapter 2: After the Festival (1984)
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Paul Hughes and his partner, Officer Conley, question John “Webby” Garton, who is irritable and uncooperative. Garton... (full context)
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John “Webby” Garton explains to Paul Hughes and Officer Conley that his civic pride was “wounded” by the sight of Adrian Mellon... (full context)