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Burglary. --Geo. Jacques, a young man of twenty-five summers, came before the Mayor yesterday to answer the serious charge of burglariously breaking into and entering the dwelling-house of Mary Stevens, on the night of the 3d of November, and stealing therefrom $260 in notes of the State Bank of Alabama, $100 in gold and silver coin, and a gold watch, valued at $500, the property of the said Mary Stevens. When the case was called the prisoner appeared at the bar ready for an examination; but owing to the serious indisposition of the Commonwealth's witness, the investigation was postponed until the 4th inst., and the accused committed to prison.
e Hill on the night of the 30th of November, and on the following day officer Perrin arrested Geo. Jacques, charged with being the perpetrator. Mrs. Mary Stevens, the keeper of a small saloon, and whof officer Perrin, and accompanying him to the neighborhood of the Second Market pointed out George Jacques. The officer took Jacques into custody, and on searching him discovered some specie and twoJacques into custody, and on searching him discovered some specie and two or three bank notes, which Mrs. S. readily recognized as her property. The Mayor, after hearing the evidence, remanded the accused to an examining Court, and committed him to jail. Our reatt and Tadlock, were convicted of the robbery and sent to the Penitentiary. The money found on Jacques is a portion of the identical money which was identified on Elliott and Tadlock, and which insured their conviction. The same notes will probably settle the fate of Jacques. The prisoner made no defence when called to the bar, and unless he can show an honorable possession of those fatal not
er Mrs. Stevens was robbed she procured the services of officer Perrin, and, accompanying him to Dillard's boarding-house, near the Second Market, pointed out George Jacques as one of the robbers. A portion of the stolen money being found on Jacques, he was committed for trial. Officer Perrin, at the time he arrested Jacques, noJacques, he was committed for trial. Officer Perrin, at the time he arrested Jacques, noticed that Wood was a lodger in the same room. On Saturday last Mrs. Stevens received information that she could recover her money by calling again at Dillard's house. She says she did so, when a small man, whose name she did not know, offered her an $100 Alabama note and $21 in gold and silver, that had been stolen from her.Jacques, noticed that Wood was a lodger in the same room. On Saturday last Mrs. Stevens received information that she could recover her money by calling again at Dillard's house. She says she did so, when a small man, whose name she did not know, offered her an $100 Alabama note and $21 in gold and silver, that had been stolen from her. Being afraid to take it, she asked Wood to receive it for her, which he did, and afterwards paid it to her in her own house. Officer Perrin, on learning that Mrs. S. had recovered more of her money, saw her about it, and learning that Wood had brought it to her arrested him. --Before the Mayor Mrs. Stevens exonerated Wood, and he
The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Three hundred Federal recruits drugged and robbed. (search)
Judge Lyons's Court. --In this Court yesterday the following business was transacted: Francis P. Blair, a paroled Yankee, charged with grand larceny, was led to the bar, and after the examination of witnesses the case was given to the jury, who in a short time rendered a verdict of guilty, and he was sentenced to the penitentiary for two years. Another paroled Yankee named George Jacques, indicted for burglary, was found guilty and sentenced to confinement in the penitentiary for five years.