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COURT NEWS.

MISCELLANEOUS CASES. LIGHT PENALTIES.

The regular sitting of the Pukekohc Police Court was held xhis morning, Mesrs C. K. Lawrie and D. M. Armstrong J.'sP. presiding. For driving a motor car in King Street at 7.30 p.m. without a tail light, R. Fewell was fined 5/- with 10/costs.

H. Burrows and O. V. Hutton, who parked cars in Massey avenue without lights, were each fined 5/- and costs. The charge against V. Tuohey, for failing to report an accident in which persons were injured, to the nearest police station, was dismissed under section 92 of the Justice of the Peace Act. The Bench took a lenient view, the defendant being only a boy. Driving without a license cost Henry Te Tahu £1 and 12/- in costs, the police stating that a life was lost in an accident in which he was involved in, default was fixed at 24 hours. A boy named Patrick Kiernan Maher, was charged with falling to register a irfle within seven days of the date of possession. His case was also dismissed under section 92. James Dromgool was fined £2 with 10/- costs for repeatedly using obscene language on a railway train. On a charge of failing to produce his ticket he explained that he produced it to the staton master the following morning, thej count being dismissed.

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Franklin Times, Volume XVIII, Issue 58, 23 May 1928, Page 5

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COURT NEWS. Franklin Times, Volume XVIII, Issue 58, 23 May 1928