Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Riley Roland for carrying a concealed weapon.

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11" x 16" leather bound ledger page


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Docket, Police Judge, City of Dodge City, Kansas. The City of Dodge City, Plaintiff, No. 355 vs. Riley Roland, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 1, Costs, Judge, Docket, .10 Number, .10, Title, .10, Complaint, .75 Warrant, .75 Subpoena, Swearing, Witness, Trial, .50, Judgement, .25, Entering Judgement, .25, Mittimus, Commitment, Continuance, Entries, .50, Filing Papers, .10, Index, .10. City Attorney, 3.00, Received my Fee. E.F. Colburn, Atty. City Marshal, 2.00 Paid Marshal Masterson July 11, 1878, Fine paid to City Treas. A.G. Cook July 25, 1878. Riley Roland, Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 10th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant Riley Roland did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there unlawfully carry concealed about his person a certain dangerous and deadly weapon to wit a butcher knife. Contrary to the provisions of Section XI of Ordinance No. 16 relating to misdemeanors. Now on this 11th day of July 1878 comes this case for hearing. Case called. Defendant present in court and after hearing the charges contained in the complaint read enters a plea of “guilty.” Whereupon it is by the court considered ordered and adjudicated that the defendant pay a fine of one dollar and the costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.