Waving hands like a madman - petty sessions

Hertfordshire Mercury, 24th March 1906


John Ellis, of Burnham Green, pleaded not guilty to a charge of being drunk and disorderly at Welwyn on March 5th

PC Compton stated that he saw defendant in London Road very drunk staggering about: he was shouting and waving his hands about like a madman and creating a disturbance. He remonstrated with him and asked him several times to go away quietly. Mrs Harriet Flint stated that the defendant was interfering with her little boy, and was the worse for drink. She thought it advisable to send for the police.

A fine of 10 shillings and 7s.6d. costs was imposed.

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