A page from the Dodge City police docket ledger detailing a court case against Richard Roe for drunk and disorderly conduct.
11" x 16" leather bound ledger page
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"070: Dodge City Police Docket - Page 36" (1878). Dodge City Police Docket. 71.
Docket, Police Judge, City of Dodge City, Kansas. The City of Dodge City, Plaintiff, No. 385 vs. Richard Roe. In the Police Court, Before R.G. Cook, Police Judge in absence of Samuel Marshall, Police Judge, in and for the City of Dodge City, Ford County, State of Kansas. 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 Aug 19, 1878 Attorney, Received my fee. E.F. Colborn, 3.00. Marshal. 2.00. Witnesses, Total, 10.50 Fine paid R.G. Cook Aug 20, 1878 Richard Roe, 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 within the corporate limits of Said City conduct himself in a rude and disturbing manner in that he was drunk. Said conduct being against the peace and dignity of the city. Contrary to the provisions of Section II of Ordinance No. 16 Relating to Misdemeanors. Now to wit this 12 day of August A.D. 1878 came this cause on for hearing. The defendant not appearing, Charles H. Lane appeared for him and entered a plea of guilty. Whereupon the court assesses a fine of three dollars and the costs of this action on him the said Richard Roe. Witness my hand: