ROBBERY OF POSTAL PACKETS.
Ashburion, March 11,
At the police court to-day, George Reginald James, a youth of 18 years of age and a former employee of the po?t office, was charged with having between February and March, 1913, at Asbburton, contrary to his duty, opened four letters, and with having on various dates in February and March, 1918, at Ashburton, secreted 181 postal packets. In the evidence it wat stated that the letters were dig covered beneath the floor boards of an old building in which accused formerly resided, and which is now being demolished.
James pleaded guilty, and was committed to appear at the Supreme Court at Timaru on March 23rd, bail being allowed.
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ROBBERY OF POSTAL PACKETS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3405, 12 March 1915
ROBBERY OF POSTAL PACKETS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3405, 12 March 1915
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