Dodge City Police Docket



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A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Frank Wells 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. 365 vs. Frank Wells, Defendant. In the Police Court, Before Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. Fine, 2.00. 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 & Costs paid July 20, 1878. City Attorney, 1.50 Received my fee E.F. Colburn, Atty. City Marshal, 1.00 Paid Marshal Masterson July 20, 1878.. Witnesses, Total. Fine paid City Treas. R.G. Cook July 25, 1878. Frank Wells, Defendant arrested on the complaint of James Masterson charging that on the 20th day of July AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant Frank Wells 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, rude and violent manner. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now on this 20th 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 Frank Wells is guilty as charged in the complaint and that he pay a fine of two dollars and the costs of this prosecution and that the stated committed until same is paid. Witness my hand: Samuel Marshall, Police Judge.