Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Grand Larceny, Burglary, And Arson

G. W. Lee, whose arrest was mentioned yesterday, was brought before Justice Overton for trial yesterday.  The result of the examination was the holding of Lee on bonds of one thousand dollars to answer the charge of Grand Larceny – stealing two trunks in value over twenty dollars.  Also in bonds of five hundred dollars for burglary – breaking into the Depot of the B. & M. R. R., and in nominal bonds of two hundred and fifty dollars for arson – attempting to set fire the Depot building.  He was committed to await the sitting of the District Court.  His accomplice has not yet been arrested.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 31, 1862, p. 2

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