Two Charged With Robbing Aldrich Store.

by Laurel | February 11th, 2007

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 11 February 1922.]

Northampton, February 10.—the state patrol, through the interventions of Patrolman Landberg as a plain clothes man, brought two defendants into district court today to answer charges of breaking, entering and larceny in the night time at the stores of Ellbert Aldrich of Granby. The defendants were Arthur Lempkey of Holyoke and John Honsky of Granby. In connection with the same case, Stanley Sysmiski of Holyoke was charged with receiving stolen good. All waived examination and were held in bonds of $500 each for the grand jury. Andre appeared for them. The two men charged with larceny are accused of breaking into the Aldrich store August 11 and stealing 58 packages of crackerjack, 78 packages of chewing gum, 32 cakes of chocolate and other merchandise of a similar character.

Use of more than 2 per cent of cereal in the manufacture of sausage brought John Anundewicz, who sold the sausage, into court, the complainant being Inspector Arnold Perham. The defendant was fined $25, and the fine was suspended. The complainant told the court that the sausage that had been inspected contained nearly 6 per cent of cracker crumbs. Margaret Shlado of Pine Grove, who as to appear in court to answer to a charge of larceny of a hat from Sarah Cohn defaulted. Julia Vaughn, charged with participation in this theft appeared in juvenile court and was committed to Lancaster school.

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