A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against "John Doe" for drunk and disorderly conduct.
11" x 16" leather bound ledger page
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"068: Dodge City Police Docket - Page 34" (1878). Dodge City Police Docket. 69.
Docket, Police Judge, City of Dodge City, Kansas. The City of Dodge City, Plaintiff, No. 383 1/2 vs. John Doe Defendant. In the Police Court, Before R.G. Cook, Justice of the Peace, Police Judge, in and for Dodge Township, Ford County Kansas, acting Police Judge in absence Samuel Marshall. Fine, 3.00 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 and costs paid Attorney, 3.00 Received my fee E.F. Colborn. Marshal. 2.00. Witnesses, Total, Fine paid City Treas. R.G. Cook Aug 20, 1878. John Doe, Defendant arrested on the complaint of Wyatt Earp charging that on the 11th day of August AD. 1878, at the said City of Dodge City, the said Defendant did conduct himself in a rude and boisterous manner within the corporate limits of the said city in that he was drunk and disorderly. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now to wit on this 12th day of August, A.D. 1878 this case came on for hearing. The defendant being absent. Charles H. Lane appeared for him and entered a plea of guilty. Whereupon it is by the court assessed a fine of three dollars and costs of this motion. Witness my hand: This 12th day of Aug 1878 R.G. Cook, acting Police Judge.