Oklahoma Criminal Reports Volume 2

Oklahoma Criminal Reports Volume 2

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... been told by other persons and had learned from them that the negro from whom he bought the whisky was Joe Holmes. The defendant objected to this testimony because incompetent, irrelevant, and immaterial and hearsay, but the court overruled his objection, to which he excepted. A. O. Gilchrist testified that he was then and had been since the 16th day of November, 1907, deputy sheriff of Tulsa county, and that on the 31st day of December, 1907, he had a warrant of arrest for a. negro by the name of Joe Holmes, and went to this building on Boston avenue for the purpose of arresting him. In this building he found Joe Holmes with a white apron and sleevelets on, standing behind a home-made counter, in front of which defendant and three other persons were standing. The defendant had a glass containing a small quantity of whisky in his hand. and the others drinking Budweiser beer, while just in front of Joe Holmes on the counter was a pint bottle, containing two or three drinks of whisky. That he did not see Joe Holmes or any one else sell or deliver any liquors of any kind to any one, and he arrested Joe Holmes and took him to county attorney's office. He also testificd that about 25 minutes afterwards he returned to the vicinity of this building where he arrested Holmes, and there saw another negro by the name of John McKinley with a sack on his arm pass from one corner of said building across a wagon yard to another building known as the "old stone jail" and enter the latter building by a door which he unlocked with a key. That he followed this negro into this building, and found him engaged in passing bottles of beer from a. barrel into the sack he had taken with him. That he found in this "old stone jail..".show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793447
  • 9781236793447