After many years

Hertfordshire Mercury, 18th May 1907


Joseph Rowe, of Woolmer Green, was charged with assaulting the police and with being drunk and disorderly at Welwyn on May 20th, 1901.

He pleaded guilty.

Inspector George Pear (who was at the time stationed at Welwyn as a Police Sergeant, but who is now at Rickmansworth), gave evidence in support of the charge. Defendant was taken to the police-station at the time and brought before Colonel Prideaux-Brune but let out on bail of £5 in his own recognisance to appear at the next Petty Sessions but failed to appear, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Defendant left the neighbourhood but returned some months ago, but as the police had changed in the meantime the warrant was executed only a day or so ago.

Defendant said he could not tell what he did six years ago, he had quite forgotten about it.

He was fined £1 on the two charges.


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