Robbery: 0050.0158

DISMISSED WITH COSTS

            While coming from the Prospect House, Thursday evening, “Tony” the Italian hired help at the Nakusp House, was held up by a brace of highwaymen and relieved of two bottles of liquor which he was conveying to the proprietor of the last mentioned establishment.  Next day Mr. Thomas caused warrants to be issued for the arrest of A. Littlejohn and M. Condon, charging them with the crime.  The former had his preliminary trial on Saturday, but was remanded till Monday, securing his liberty at $300 bail.  Both men were given a hearing on Monday before F.W. Jodar, J.P., but the evidence for the prosecution was so confused and tangled that no case could be made out and the prisoners were accordingly discharged.

0050.0158: Robbery

Man held up by highwaymen and relieved of two bottles of liquor he was taking to his employer.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  February 8, 1894
Pages:  1
Publisher:  The Ledge (Nakusp)
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

Italian highwaymen liquor proprietor warrants arrest crime trial bail prisoners

Subjects:

People arrow Condonarrow
People arrow Jodararrow
People arrow Littlejohnarrow
People arrow Thomasarrow
Social arrow Ethnic Groups arrow Italiansarrow
Government arrow Officials arrow Judgesarrow
Cities arrow Nakusp arrow Businesses arrow Hotels, Motels, Boarding Houses arrow Nakusp Housearrow

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