Criminal Cases

Criminal Cases

Newspaper reports of various cases involving Alfred.

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Shop breaking
Shop breaking
Belper News 18 Sept 1914

Alfred was convicted of shop breaking with his brother Allen. Just a few weeks before he had been birched for theft. On this occasion he was sentenced to 5 years in reform school. Allen was discharged with a severe reprimand. 
 
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Admission to Calder Farm Reform School
Admission to Calder Farm Reform School
Alfred was sentenced to five years in reform school after being convicted of attempted shop breaking by the Borough Court.

He was admitted to the Calver Farm Reform School and his entry papers show he had previously been sentenced to 6 strokes of the birch rod for larceny.  
 
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Bicycle theft
Bicycle theft
Sheffield Evening Telegraph 31 May 1919

Alfred was remanded for not returning a bicycle he had hired. 
 
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Report of theft conviction
Report of theft conviction
Derby Daily Telegraph 17 June 1925
Alfred was convicted in Chesterfield, of breaking into a garage and stealing a motorcycle. He was sentenced to 9 months hard labour. 
 
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House Burglary
House Burglary
Sheffield Independent 13 Jan 1927

Alfred was remanded after a series of burglaries. He had also threatened a police officer with a pistol. A number of other charges were expected to follow.

The Nottingham Evening Post carried a similar report on 12 Jan 1927. 
 
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A violent character
A violent character
Derby Daily Telegraph 24 Feb 1927

In view of his repeated convictions and the violence shown on this occasion, Alfred was sentenced to three years penal servitude. 
 
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Report of bigamy conviction.
Report of bigamy conviction.
Derby Daily Telegraph 28 Jun 1934 
 
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Report of bigamy conviction.
Report of bigamy conviction.
Sheffield Independent 29 Jun 1934 
 
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False identity
False identity
Derbyshire Times 31 Oct 1941

Alfred was sentenced to three months hard labour for attempting to deceive by using the identity card of someone else.

A further case of desertion from the Royal Engineers was expected. 
 
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Christmas in custody
Christmas in custody
Derbyshire Times 25 Dec 1942

Alfred was remanded in custody after being caught in possession of a chicken believed stolen. 
 
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Theft of geese
Theft of geese
Derby Daily Telegraph 7 Jan 1943

Alfred was sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing 3 geese and for assaulting a police officer. 
 
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Remanded in custody
Remanded in custody
Derbyshire Times 1 Sept 1944

Alfred was remanded in custody on a charge of stealing a ladies coat and umbrella. 
 
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12 Months sentence
12 Months sentence
Derbyshire Times 6 Oct 1944

Alfred had been convicted for stealing an umbrella, ladies clothing and a stirrup pump.

This report confirms the details of some of his previous convictions. 
 
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Acquitted of theft.
Acquitted of theft.
Nottingham Evening Post 1 Mar 1946

On this occasion, Alfred was found not guilty of theft from LNER wagons. 
 


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