At tho Auckland session yesterday, in the case of Louis Paget, accused of the murder of the woman Mary Ann Wilson, at Arch Hill, the Grand Jury throw out the bill, but returned a true bill against him on a charge of manslaughter. James Wilkinson was found guilty of stealing five books from tho public library, but sentence was deferred, as four other charges of a similar character are to be brought against him. The following sentences were passed John Macdonald, horse stealing, five years’ penal servitude ; Alfred Hall, sheep-stealing, two years’ imprisonment with hard labor. A verdict of guilty was returned against E. A. dagger, charged with having stolen a number of cases of kerosene, tho property of Arnold Cheney and Co,, in whose employ he was ; and T. Perryman, charged with having received tho stolen property. Sentence was deferred.
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CRIMINAL SESSION., Evening Star, Issue 7931, 12 June 1889
CRIMINAL SESSION. Evening Star, Issue 7931, 12 June 1889
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