On This Day in Holyoke History

by Laurel | May 5th, 2009

Monthly Police Report
05 May 1909

The following is the monthly report of the police department. Total number of arrests, 56; arrests for drunkenness, 39; assault, 7; insane, 2; delinquent, 1; truant 5 ; violation of the automobile law, 1; larceny, 1. The money received from fines amounted to $147.

Child Seriously Injured
05 May 1906

A large bulldog knocked over Yvonne Gaudet, aged seven, about 3:30 yesterday afternoon in the rear of her home, 106 Center street, and the child is now in a serious condition. Two ribs on the right side were broken and the spine was also badly injured. The child was in an unconscious condition for an hour after the accident bleeding freely from the nose. She was picked up by neighbors who witnessed the accident and removed to her to her home. Drs. Morrison and McNamara were called and dressed the injuries. It is feared that internal injuries were sustained and the exact condition of the child will not be known for several days. It is said that the child was playing in the yard with several others when the dog jumped on her, knocking her with great force to the ground. No attack was made on the dog and apparently the animal was only acting in a playful mood.

05 May 1895

The store kept by Bartholemew Hayes at 91 Butler street was raided last evening by Officer Murtagh, McCallin, O’Brien and Detective Atkins. Over 100 bottles of beer were discovered besides a half gallon of whiskey. The stuff was taken to the police department.

Excerpts from like dated isses of the Springfield Republican.

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