Court Reporter

by Laurel | February 14th, 2007

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 14 February 1922.]

Holyoke, February 14.—George Brown, 17 of 47 View Street and George Moreau, 17, of 2100 Northampton Street were each fined $20 in the district court this morning for driving away an automobile without the consent of the owner, and in addition were given suspended jail sentences of six months each. Although there have been dozens of cases of automobiles being driven away, this is the first one to come before the court.

Harry Markoski, charged with bastardy, was discharged after a hearing. Dennis O’Connor was allowed to plead nolo in the case of alleged trespass on the private drivewayof the Holyoke Surgical Hospital at Smiths Ferry, and Judge John Hildreth said that he was giving public notice that the roadway belongs to the hospital authorities and that further infractions of the trespass law would result in penalties.

Liquors seized January 30 on the premises of John Okarnus of 130 High Street were ordered forfeited. About three quarts of whiskey was taken at the time.

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