Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

Resisting the Police.

United Prcs3 Association—By Electric Telegraph. Waihi, May 4 Ac a soqu&". to the riotous behaviour m a Waihi street on Saturday night last six young men, James Graham, Ernest Jenkins, Woodward, O'Brien, Payne, and W. Johns, were charged at the Police Court to-day with wilfully obstructing the police while m the execution of their duty. The evidence for the defence of Graham showed he had assisted to keep the crowd back. The evidence for the prosecution showed that he had wilfully obstructed the police. After lengthy evidence occupying the whole day the bench imposed a "fine of .£lO with costs." Counsel appearing for four of the others on the Court resuming this evening explained that after hearing the expression of opinion of the bench he advised the accused to plead guilty. Each was fined £5. The sixth case, that of William Johns, is being defended.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

Resisting the Police., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6562, 5 May 1905

Word Count

Resisting the Police. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6562, 5 May 1905

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.