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The Daily Dispatch: June 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], A touching story Spoiled. (search)
Arrested for stealing. --Officer Crone arrested yesterday afternoon a man named James Smith, charged with stealing one silver watch, a gold chain, a five shooter, and $73 in Confederate money. He was locked up in the cage till this morning, when the case will be investigated before the Mayor.
Serious charge. --On Thursday afternoon officer Crone arrested a soldier named Jas. Smith, charged with stealing a silver watch, a gold chain, one pistol, and $73 in money from another soldier named Jno. P. Townsend. Yesterday morning the parties were before the Mayor, when Townsend stated that the accused fell in company with him on Wednesday evening, and insisted that he should wait and they would return to camp together, as the road leading to their companies lie in the same direction.
ld have committed the deed, be grabbed hold of Smith and his friend; but the latter drawing a knife, forced him to let go, and he escaped, carrying with him the watch.
Subsequently, Smith made his escaped also, but was afterwards arrested by officer Crone.
On the bed in the room where the prisoner was arrested there was found a pocket book containing seventy-six dollars in money and some papers.
The pocket-book was not identified, but the contents Townsend claimed as his own. Smith was reman
Police Arrests. --On Saturday morning officer Crone arrested and committed to the lower station house a white man named Lillian Carter, charged with stealing a small show case, containing $300 worth of trimmings, the property of Mrs. E. Hughes. The accused was under the influence of liquor at the time the act was committed. Charles, slave of Mrs. James Binford, was arrested on the same day, charged with stealing a act of single harness, valued at $200, belonging to the Confederate States.--He was locked up in the cage till this morning, when the matter will be looked into by the Mayor. A. W. Luck, a sojourner in this city, was robbed on Saturday of a pocket book containing $104 in C. S. money Suspicion rested upon a man named War Ballard, who was arrested and committed to the cage for his appearance before the Mayor. Lieut Carter, of the night watch, while going his rounds on Saturday night, overhauled Sam Johnson, slave of Francis Smith, with ten bags in his pos
The Daily Dispatch: June 17, 1864., [Electronic resource], Northern Items. (search)
Mayor's Court, yesterday. --Antonia Emerhizer, a pretty German woman of about 30 years of age, was charged with having in her possession fourteen pocket knives, believed to be a part of a lot which was stolen from the store of M L Jacobson some time since, and also three silver and one gold watch, supposed to have been stolen. With a search warrant in his possession officer Crone repaired to Mrs. Esstore, having first obtained information that some of Mr Jacobson's goods would be found thereat. Without much trouble the knives were discovered in a place where it is reasonable to suppose articles for sale would be exhibited, and after a great deal of time spent in rummaging about other parts of the house, the watches were also found. Mr. Jacobson identified the cutlery as his, but made no claim to the time-pieces. Mrs. Emenhises stated, with marked composure and innocent deportment, that she bought the knives from a vender of goods with whom she had frequently dealt before, an
The Daily Dispatch: June 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], Change in the
The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], A sad Incident. (search)
Charged with Felony. --Two negroes, named John (slave of John H Gentry) and Edgar, (slave of James A Scott,) were yesterday arrested by officers Seal and Crone, charged with stealing several thousand dollars from some person unknown. They were committed to the cage to await an examination before the Mayor this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: August 17, 1864., [Electronic resource], The "Siege" of
The Daily Dispatch: August 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], Released on parole. (search)
Mayor's Court. --Continued indisposition of the Mayor prevented his attendance yesterday Recorder James K. Caskie administered upon the following subjects: John Maxwell, white, was charged with trespassing upon the premises of Jesse Hutcheson and breaking the window blinds from his house. Maxwell professed entire ignorance of the disorderly conduct alleged against him, and asked his discharge upon the piles of intoxication; but the testimony given by officer Crone, who arrested him, having proved that considerable damage had been done-to Mr. Hutcheson's house, he was committed to jail to await such time as the damages can be assessed and the appearance of Mr. Hutcheson can be procured before the Court. Thomas Quinn, charged with assaulting and beating Ann Riley, was committed, in default of security in the sum of $300 for his future good behavior Mary Riley, charged with using abusive and threatening language towards Lucy A. Heffiey, was required to give security in