Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against J.M. Johnson for disturbing the peace.

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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. 359 vs. J.M. Johnson, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 3. Costs, Judge, Docket, .10 Number, .10, Title, .10, Complaint, .25. Warrant, .25. Subpoena, Swearing, Witness, Trial, .50, Judgement, .25, Entering Judgement, .25, Mittimus, Commitment, Continuance, Entries, .50. Filing Papers, 10. Index, .10. Fine and costs paid July 12, 1878. City Attorney, 3.00, Received my Fee E.F. Colburn Atty. City Marshal, 2.00 Paid City Marshal Brown July 12, 1878. Witnesses, Total, 10.50. Fine paid R.G. Cook July 25, 1878. J.M. Johnson Defendant arrested on the complaint of John Brown charging that on the 11th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant J.M. Johnson did within the corporate limits of the said City then and there unlawfully disturb the quiet of the city in that he did conduct himself in a riotous, violent and disorderly manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 relating to misdemeanors. Now on this 12th day of July 1878 comes this cause 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 three dollars and the costs of this prosecution. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.