RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT.
ASHBURTON. —To-Day. (Before Mr Nugent Wood, R.M.) Drunkenness. —Thomas Burns, an old man of about 74 years of age, charged with this offence, was fined Is and costs. Lawrence Keenan, for a similar offence, was fined 10s, or 48 hours. John Jones, who pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly, was fined Is and costs.
Illegally on Premises. —Thomas Pryer was charged with being illegally on the premises of Mr. G. D. Branson, The police said there were other complaints against the accused. His Worship sentenced the accused to one months’ imprisonment with hard labor. A. Newry, charged with drunkenness, and who did not appear, was fined 5s and costs. The Court then rose.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 287, 8 March 1881
RESIDENT MAGISTRATE’S COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 287, 8 March 1881
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