Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 35

Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 35

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...accused Wilson testified in his direct examination that he found out what car they were going in, about half-past nine; that the three of them planned together that they would get Arseneau's car, and that they went over and got it out of the garage about half-past nine or ten o'clock; that they pushed the car out of the garage, and that he watched to see that nobody came out of the door, and helped push it out of the yard. In answer to the question, "When you boys took the car out of the garage, where were you going with it?" he said, "To the States"; and that they travelled all night. To the question, "What were you going to do with the car?" Wilson said, "Send it back." That Vanbuskirk, after they had taken the car and while they were on the road, said that he was going to send it back by freight; that after the car was left in the garage at Calais, they went to Rochester, walking some of the way and stealing rides. The accused Poirier, when asked on direct examination, how they came to take tbe car, said the threeof them just went and took it; and in answer to the question, "Did you plan to go to the States?" said, "Well, they were going to go a ways, yes, and then go by rail afterwards, and ship the car back as soon as they got the money." He said that was said by the three of them before they left. He admitted that they had no permission to take the car. When Mr. F riel sum up to the jury I said that it seemed to me that the evidence which had been given by the three accused had reduced the case to a pure question of law; that the facts which the Crown sought to establish in proof of its case had been admitted by the accused; that was, the...
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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876806
  • 9781236876805