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Police arrests. --Officers Marcellus Hicks and J. D. Perrin arrested yesterday afternoon two negroes, named Booker, slave of Tazewell Perkins, charged with stealing six bags of corn from the Confederate States, and Dick, slave of Charles E. Anderson, charged with stealing $300, the property of Francis Tatum. There were no circumstances developing the particulars of the arrests, and the cases will therefore come up this morning for investigation.
ht, while dragging Dorsin along Bread street, who was in a helpless condition from frequent potations of common whiskey.--The reason assigned by Carrington for his conduct was that Dorsin had spoken insultingly towards him personally, and used treasonable language towards the Southern. Confederacy, and its President. The Mayor admonished him not to play detective officer again. Francis, slave of James Walsh, charged with stealing a lot of silver knives and forks and five spoons, the property of Mrs. Henderson; one skillet, the property of the Confederate States, and a lot of plates and dishes from some person unknown, was ordered to be whipped. The same punishment was awarded Ben, slave of Turpin & Yarbrough, charged with stealing eggs in the First Market from Amos, slave of Mr. Frank. The charge against Booker, slave of Tazewell Perkins, of having six bags of corn in his possession, supposed to be stolen from the Confederate States, was continued till this morning.
evidence proved that in the absence of Patterson from the packet boat on which he is engaged, the accused walked on board, and bundling up his clothes took them off with them. They were each ordered to receive twenty- five stripes. John R Wormley, charged with threatening to kill Emma Turner, and whose case was continued. from Saturday consequence of the absence of the was again called yesterday; but, 25 they failed to answer, and the matter was therefore dismissed. [The particulars were published on Saturday.] Booker, slave of Tazewell Perkins, was charged with having six bags of corn in his possession, supposed to have been stolen from the Confederate States. The wilnerses not appearing, he was committed for a future hearing. The following parties were committed such time as their status can be Jim Lewis, who says he is free, but arrested without any papers; and supposed to be a runaway, and James Tongel, who claim to be free, but was minus his credentials.
reupon a separation ensued, and Jim, considering himself entitled to some of the property carried off the articles in question. A witness was introduced who testified that Jim was a negro of good character and honest, while, on the other hand, the complainant was a perfect termagant and not over scrupulous upon claiming property which did not belong to her. His Honor looked upon the matter as a family quarrel, and therefore dismissed the parties with an admonition. Booker slave of Tazewell Perkins, charged with having in his possession six bags of corn supposed to have been stolen, and whose case has been continued from time to time for several days past, was again called up yesterday. Watchman Fabian Hicks, who made the arrest, stated that the reasons why he did so were these: While in the neighborhood of the Danville depot, on the day of the arrest, he saw the accused in a furniture wagon containing six begs of corn, and his suspicious being excited he determined to watch him.
ve been stolen at different periods from there, and having reason to suspect a negro in his employ, belonging to Jones & Stater, as the thief, a trap was to catch him, which proved successful. In order to make the fellow divulge the named of his accomplices and the place where the stolen property was carried, Capt Egave him the whipping complained of. Joe, slave of Mrs. Dimmock, charged with stealing two sheets and one jacket from John S Moore, was ordered to be whipped. The following cases were continued on account of the absence of witnesses; Booker, slave of Tazewell Perkins, charged with stealing six bags of corn, and Charles and Jim Harris, free negroes, charged with starling a large quantity of flour from some person unknown. Lewis, slave of James Ford, arrested without a proper pass, and supposed to be a runaway, was committed fill such time as his owner can be communicated with. Robert, slave of James M Carrold, was also committed upon the same charge.