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SOLDIERS ARRESTED

DISORDERLY IN CITY WARNING BY MAGISTRATE "Obstructing and resisting the police is a serious matter that won't be tolerated, but in this case I will hold things over your heads for six months. If your behaviour is not good during that period then you are both 'for it'." So said Mr. S. I. Goodall, S.M., in the Police Court to-day, addressing two young soldiers, Stanley Victor Baker and Cyril James Baxter, who were charged with behaving in a disorderly manner in Queen Street. Baxter was further charged with resisting Constable R. G. Smith, and Baker with obstructing the same constable. Each pleaded guilty. Sub-Inspector Henderson said that at 7.35 last night both soldiers were seen by a constable to put their arms around a young woman and attempt to take her along the street. On being warned about their conduct Baxter made an insulting remark to Constable Smith, who decided to arrest both men. Later they broke away and a crowd gathered. One of the men struck the constable, who drew his baton and knocked him down. They were later arrested. Baker and Baxter, who were inmates of the Ravenscourt Convalescent Home, were under the influence of liquor. Neither had been in trouble before. ' , Baker told the magistrate he could not remember what occurred last night, while Baxter said he had nothing to say. On the first charge each was fined £2, and on the second they were convicted and ordered to come up for sentence if called upon within six months.

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SOLDIERS ARRESTED, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 185, 7 August 1945

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SOLDIERS ARRESTED Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 185, 7 August 1945

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