The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 90

The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 90

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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: ... did not know in a car on the street in Amarillo. He did not undertake to describe the car, except that it was a dark color. The man with appellant was a medium sized man, dark complexioned, weighing from one hundred fifty to one hundred and sixty pounds, and rather tall. Witness saw this man get out of the car, go across the street, step up on the sidewalk, remain for a little while, then turn and go back to the car, where appellant had remained. They drove off in the car in a westerly direction, stopping in front of the Amarillo hotel. Prior to this time the witness had seen a medium sized woman come out of the side door of the Elk hotel and go into the Briscoe Sales Agency place of business. Witness did not know who this woman was, but saw the man who was with appellant go across the street to the Briscoe Sales Agency and saw him go back to the car where appellant was, and then drive south. Witness says this was about one o'clock in the afternoon. (There is nothing in the record which would indicate to our minds whether this description in any way meets the description of the accomplice Beam, and nothing to indicate whether the man whom Hollman described in any way tallies with the man whom Kersey says was with appellant at the time the gasoline was purchased. Beam was before the jury, and the description may have aided them; but we have nothing in the record to aid us in appraising the value of the description.) The testimony of the witness Gray is unsatisfactory and vi little probative force. He claims that on or about the date of the robbery he remembers that appellant came to his place of business in a car, but had no recollection of who was with him; he would not be positive as to the time. He could not remember whether...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236822978
  • 9781236822970