Second court - drunkenness

Hertfordshire Mercury, 1st September 1906


DRUNKENNESS – Elias Watts, of Pegs Lane, Hertford, was charged with being drunk in Pegs Lane on Sunday, 26th August.

P.S. Hadder said that on the day in question he was on duty in Railway Street and he was called to Pegs Lane about 3.15 p.m. and when he arrived there he found the defendant in the road very drunk indeed. He asked him to go home quietly, but defendant refused, and the officer had to take him there. Defendant pleaded guilty, and he was fined 10s. 6d. costs, a week being allowed for payment.

Alfred Haggar, of Pegs Lane, was charged with being drunk and disorderly on Sunday, August 26th, in Pegs Lane.

P.S. Hadder said that on proceeding to Pegs Lane in connection with the previous case he found the defendant with a crowd of people round him creating a disturbance and very drunk. He asked the defendant to desist, but he took no notice, and with the help of another man he managed to get him inside his house.

Defendant pleaded guilty and was fined 14s. 6d. including costs. A fortnight was allowed for payment.


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