George Dodd, 25 and John Watts, 25, labourers, pleaded guilty to a charge of burglary at Watford.
Mr E.W. Fordham, who appeared for the prosecution, said that the two men entered two lock-up shops on the night of October 23rd and took a certain amount of money and goods: but they were suspected directly afterwards by an astute policeman named Berry and arrested.
There were several convictions against Dodd and he was sentenced to 18 months’ hard labour. Watts received a sentence of 6 months’ hard labour.