The Caddo Herald
April 15, 1921
Attending District Court
Lake Brewer, M. L. Tanner, J. D. Nickels, H. I. Meadows, A. F. Manning, and W. P. Turnbull are serving as petit jurors in district court at Durant this week.
The criminal docket was taken up Monday.
Alfred Gonia, who is well known in police circles, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree and was sentenced to four years in the state penitentiary. Gonia was found guilty of burglarizing a box car, taking a large quantity of shoes belonging to Perkins Dry Goods Company.
Wesley Williford pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree and was sentenced to two years in the state reformatory at Granite.
George D. Cooper, charged with forgery in the second degree, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to the state penitentiary at McAlester for two years. He was charged with forging Edling Ewing’s name to a check and attempting to pass it at the First National Bank.
R. W. Nelson, charged with forgery in the second degree, pleaded guilty in two cases and was sentenced to two terms in the penitentiary of one year each, the second term to state immediately on the completion of the first. Nelson was charged with passing two forged checks on J. F. Roberts of Durant.
Hunter was sentenced to two years in the state reformatory at Granite on a charge of burglarizing a store at Armstrong, April 1. He also pleaded guilty.
Jesse Crossley was sentenced to reformatory on a charge of robbing the armory of a quantity of blankets and guns. He pleaded guilty.