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CRIMINAL STATISTICS.

1 During the September quarter some 464 cases were brought before the City Police i Court. Of these 57 were discharged forward of evidence on tho part of tho prosecution, 35 were dismissed on the merits, 273 persons were summarily convicted, 15 committed for trial, and 8-1 otherwise dealt with.’ Tho total amount of revenue for tho quarter derivable from fines, etc., was L 242 as against LllO 17s for the corresponding quarter of last year, when 401 eases were dealt with. During the quarter just ended 153 cases of drunkenness were dealt with. Some 10 persona were charged with vagrancy and obscenity, and 12 convicted. For larceny 53 were charged, 34 convicted, and 13 committed for trial. For common assault, etc., 25 were charged, and 18 convicted. There were 11 charges under the Beer Duty Act, and S convictions. For offences against tho by-laws there were 26 convictions ; and 18 convictions under tho Impounding Act. Under the Destitute Persons Act 16 charges were laid, but only 3 orders made. In the September quarter of 1888, 139 persons were dealt with for drunkenness. Twenty-three were charged with vagrancy, and IS convicted. For larceny 65 were charged, 40 convicted, and 5 committed for trial. During the last quarter 82 charges were brought against persons for keeping unregistered dogs, and 81 during the previous quarter, or a total of 163. Out of this number 125 convictions were obtained.

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CRIMINAL STATISTICS., Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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CRIMINAL STATISTICS. Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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