AUCKLAND CRIMINAL SESSION
(Per Press Association.)
AUCKLAND, February 23. At the Supreme Court to-day George Harris, found guilty' of an attempt to steal a pocket-book from the person at the Whangerei races, was ordered to be detained for a period not exceeding two years for reformative treatment.
Edward Rowland pleaded guilty to theft, and was admitted to probation for a period of two years,, on the special condition tha> he refrained from liquor. James McGivern, a greaser from the steamer Sussex, was found not guilty of theft. A young Croatian named Steve Jxirakovich was found guilty of a criminal offence and was admitted to probation for a period of 12; months. His Honour pointed out that the prisoner bore :■ a good character. He was engaged to the girl at the time and had since married her. and they were living happily together. ;
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SUPREME COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914
SUPREME COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914
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