LAW & ORDER – Street disturbance at Redcar
Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 31/05/1878.
STREET DISTURBANCES AT REDCAR.
At the Guisborough Petty Sessions, on Tuesday (28/05), Owen M’Anany, an elderly Irishman, was brought up, charged with being drunk and writers and with assaulting P.C. Bollands. On Saturday night (25/05). The defendant was drunk at Redcar, and created a great disturbance in High Street; Bollands to him into custody, and he then became very violent, and struck and kicked the officer. The prisoner expressed his contrition. He was fined 10s. And costs for the first, and£1 and costs for the second offence. John Groves was charged with assaulting P.C. Chambers. This officer went to the assistance of P.C. Bollands, and the prisoner rushed out of the crowd that was assembled, and kicked him on the thigh. He then took refuge in the Stockton hotel, where he was captured. The prisoner emphatically denied the charge. The bench believed it had been proved, and imposed a fine of £2, including costs.