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Evening News, Fri 13 Sep1895 1

CENTRAL POLICE COURT.
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TO-DAY’S CASES.
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GLEBE POLICE COURT.
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    William Baegd, a middle-aged man, was charged at Glebe Police Court to-day with drunkenness, behaving in an indecent manner in Wigram-street, and damaging constable’s uniform jumper to the extent of £l. On the first charge he was fined 5s; on the second, 20s, or seven days; on the third, 10s and the damage, or in default twenty one days.

    Harry Creamer, a boy of 14, was fined 20s, levy and distress, for riotous behavior.

    John Williams, a youth of 15, was charged by warrant with indecently assaulting a boy named Lawrence Harold Fryer, at Poel-street, [sic] Annandale on August 28 last. He was remanded, till Tuesday nest.

    James Watson, a young man, chargeed, with stealing a hat valued at 6d, was sentenced to fourteen days’ gaol.

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The Maitland Daily Mercury, Fri 13 Sep 1895 2

TO-DAY’S TELEGRAMS.
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(Press Telegraph Association.)
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SYDNEY.

A HORRIBLE CHARGE.

    John Williams, aged 15, was remanded to-day upon a charge of having committed an abominable offence upon a boy named Lawrence Fryar.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 18 Sep 1895 3

POLICE COURTS.
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ASSAULTING A BOY.

    At the Glebe Police Court yesterday, John Williams, age 15, charged with having, on or about the 28th August, at a house in Booth-street, Annandale, assaulted a boy named Harold Fryer, age 9 years, was committed to take his trial at the next sittings of the Central Criminal Court.

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The Australian Star, Mon 30 Sep 1895 4

NOT TO BE
PROSECUTED.
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    The Attorney-General has declined to prosecute in tho case of John Williams, who was committed from the Glebe Police Court to the Central Criminal Court on a charge of assault.

    In the case of James Collins and others, who were tried at the Wellington Quarter Sessions on June 28 last on a charge of larceny and receiving, the Attorney-General has decided to proceoed no further against J as Collins and Alexander Blackball.

 


1     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Fri 13 Sep 1895, p. 6.

2     The Maitland Daily Mercury, (NSW), Fri 13 Sep 1895, p. 3.

3     The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW), Wed 18 Sep 1895, p. 7.

4     The Australian Star, (Sydney, NSW), Mon 30 Sep 1895, p. 3. Emphasis added.