Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 68
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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...notes of the United States, of various sizes and denominations, of the value of nine dollars and fifty cents, and various national bank bills, currency of the United 'States, of various denominations, and of the value of nine dollars, the property of Press Means, being the price of sand hauled and delivered to Holbrook by said Johnson, as the servant of said Mt-ans, and with tho collection of which he, the said Johnson, was intrusted by the said Means, contrary," 8:0. Hetd--The facts stated in the foregoing specific charge in the indictment are sufilcient to constitute a public ofl'ense under the statute in relation to embezzlement. 2. Section 2, article 12, of chapter 28, of the Revised Statutes, in relation to embezzlement, embraces all persons who are guilty of fraudulently secreting or converting to their own use, the money or property of others intrnsted to them, or placed in their hands for the purpose of being carried or delivered. Woon & Bnmmnn, For Appellant, CITED--Revised Statutes, sec. 2, art. 12, chap. 28. Jomv RODMAN, Attorney General, For Appellee, CITED Revised Statutes, sec. 2, art. 12, 1 Stanton, 391. JUDGE IIARDIN mzmrsano THE OPINION or THE counr: The appellant, William Johnson, indicted for embezzlement, was convicted and sentenced to confinement in the Penitentiary for one year. He now seeks a reversal of the judgment on the ground that the court erred in overruling a motion in arrest of the judgment, for insufficiency of the indictment. The specific charge is, that "The said William Johnson, in said county of Jefferson, on the-lst day of November, 1868, being at the time in the employ as a servant of Press Means, did fraudulently and feloniously convert to his own use, various treasury notes of the...
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