From Police Files:
THE CRIME BEAT
BY CHARLES R. JONES
EDITOR'S NOTE: Each toel
itnt described below was sb
<*h»ed fr*m the records and
files of the Raleigh Police De
partment through a day-to-day
rhech and each case is anthen
tic. No personal opinions are
ever expressed in this column.
CHECKS STOLEN FROM
Mrs. Wills Mae Cummings of Ra
leigh informed police officers at
C:25 pm. Tuesday that the follow
ing checks had been stolen from
her mail box: An Aid to Dependant
Children welfare check in a
mount of $33, made out to her and
cashed by a Jack Cummings. It has
already been returned to the Wel
fare Dept.; and an old age assist
ance check made out to Mrs. Dinah
Rogers Cummings in the amount
of $64. The complainant said she
had no idea who -could have stolen
the checks. She has already report
ed the thefts to Raleigh’s postal in
KICKS DOOR. BREAKS LOCK
Lucious Archer of 313 Cannon
St. came to headquarters at 11:30
pm.. Tuesday and signed a warrant
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Mr. Archer claimed Hill came to
his home, kicked his front door and
broke the lock. Damage was esti
mated at $lO.
ASSAULTED IN CAR
Richard Lave, a Fart Bragg
soldier, came te the statien at
3:13 a-m. Wednesday and signed
warrant against Willie Phillips,
slse of Fsrt Brsgg, for assault
and battery. Leve said Phillips
best him np la his (Love’s) own
ear. The incident took place in
the SSS Meek ts Smith Wilming
LARCENY AT DEPT. STORE
Mrs. Mary Franks of 933 Wil
mington Terrace told Officer P. G
Jones et 8:30 am. Wednesday that
when she entered the W. T. Grant
Department Store at S o'clock, she
saw two Negro youths, about 18 or
IV years of age "sneaking out’’ of
the basement of the store. They
were carrying two large bags, tee
said, completely filled with what
the store manager said would be
about 6 pairs of trousers and 6
shirts. The boys apiparently entered
from the front door, always left
open by the manager early in the
morning so the employees may
Mrs. Franks said the boys were
about s'-8” tall, neatly dressed-and
wore light brown London Fog Jac
kets and dark trousers.
They were last seen running
on Commerce Street, toward
Wilmington Street, The trousers
were valued at $39 and the
shirts at sl9.
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REPORTS theft of two
At 8:18 pm. Wednesday, Mrs.
Leola McCray, 804 Coleman Street,
reported the theft of two Murray
bicycles, between the hours of 3:30
and 6 pm. Wednesday. The red
boy’s bikes were 36” tall, white
■eats, contained light tanks that
extend out beyond the handlebars,
red reflector on rear fender and a
carrier on the reer of each bike.
The city license numbers are: 3175
and 3179. Value of each bicycle was
placed at $79.95.
CLAIMS $39 MISSING
Miss Mary A. Jones, 701 E. Eden
ton Street, informed Officers O. C.
Pratt and T. B. Lewis at 11:38 p.m.
Thursday that she left her pocket
book, containing S2O. in a chair at
her home. Later when she looked
into the purse, she claimed the
money was missing.
A man who also lives at the a
bove address, came into the house
about 10:33 pm, and the money
was in the purse then, stated Miss
Jones. He went into the other part
of the house.
When the cops “grilled” this man,
ha said there were two other men
in the house when he arirved. He
claimed he watchd television for
about 20 minutes, then went to bed.
Miss Jones said one of the men
was a friend, but didn't know the
Investigation was continuing st
CAROLINIAN press time.
BEATS WIFE IN CREEK
Feliee Officers Alfred L.
Grigsby and Nerman Artis re
ported that at 2:35 am. Satur
day they responded to a call
from an anonymous person to
come to the rear of Washing
tan School. Upon arriving
there, the two officers found
Leroy Arrington, 21. of 303
Fowle Street, in a creek beat
ing his wife, Mrs. Betty Arring
She was taken to the hospital
where she was treated for abrasions
and lacerations about the mouth
and face and a possible broken
Leroy was Jailed on a charge of
assault and battery on a female and
Why the couple was in the
creek, could not be ascertained.
HELD ON FOBGERT RAP
John E. Hunter, manager of Sears
in Cameron Village, informed Offi
cers F. C. Gregory and J. P. Broad
well at 11:15 a.m. Friday that Geo.
Hughes Blackwell, 20. of Wendell,
attempted to cash a check made
payable to himself and signed An
■ The check was
jgNKta from the Opean
i Hearth Restau-
rant. When ar
.«•* ! rested, young
[,*?•*■» 4* w* * Blackwell stated
1 that ha stole the
*■ iy ~ • checks while be
''4 >»■■«,, ; was working at
'Sk- | the Open Hearth
r * Hie ad m i tted
MK. TL"'. t . cashing other
8 checks in the
BLACKWELL area. This check
was in the amount of $42. He has
a long record of forgery arrests,
dating back as far as September
24, 1960. Blackwell is expected to
receive a preliminary hearing be
fore City Court Judge S. P. Win
borne this week.
WOMAN HELD FOR TRESPASS
Mrs. Betty C. Baugh, 25, of D 16.
Washington Terrace signed two
warrants against Mrs. Nannie
Woodruff, 42, for forcible trespass
| and larceny. She told Officers Bob
by B. Coats and D. C. Brinson that
Mrs. Woodruff came to her house
and was admitted hesitantly by
Mrs. Baugh's sister-in-law. When
she was inside, she proceeded to
take down the curtains in the liv
ing room. She was asked to leave
by the sister-in-law. She left, but
she took the curtains with her. Mrs.
Woodruff was jailed under a SSOO
bond on the above-mentioned
LICENSE PLATE “SWIPED”
Lee Andcw Jeffries, 907 Now
combe Road, told police officers
that sometime between 7 p.m. and
1 a.m. Friday night, someone took
his 1964 license plate from his au
tomobile. The number was VBJOI9.
He said his wife parked the car on
S. East Street, near Staton's Case
for a short while, and the plate
could have been taken then. The
car was also driven around town
most of the day and evening by
his wife, he ’concluded. Invesiga
tion is continuing.
DAMAGES WOMAN a Fhoit-ui l
Mrs. Virginia Atwater, 1567
Cross Stret, told Oflcer John
Raker. Sr., at 7:16 a.m. Sunday
that Johnnie King came to her
home and rut her bed mat
tress, bed clothes, underwear,
pocket hook, driver’s license
and a number of other things.
The damage was estimated at
*125. She signed a warrant and
■- King was arrested for damage
SAYS Ht’BBBY BEAT, CUT HER
. . . Jailed for assault
Mrs. Glenie Coley. 35. 816 South
Boundary Street, reported that she
was visiting her estranged husband,
Joseph Coley at 1115 Hightower
1 Street, when they began to argue,
j She said he kicked her in the stom
j ach and head, then took a kitchen
knife and cut her on the right hand.
Several stitches were required to
dose the wounds on her hand. She
•dso had an abrasion just below the
| Mrs. Coley signed a warrant for
assault with a deadly weapon a
gainst her husband and he was
jailed under a SIOO bond.
CUT ON LEG. WOMAN CHARGES
Miss Mendy Walker, 24, 734 Rock
Quarry Road, told Police Officers
O. C. Pratt and W. M. Parker. Jr.,
I at 1:15 a.m. Sunday she and Henry
i Johnson, 22, of Route 3, Raleigh,
were arguing at 1101 1-2 E. Worth
St„ when he suddenly assaulted her
with a knife, cutting her on the
left leg. The wounds were treated
at Wake Memorial Hospital, re
i ouiring several stitches to close.
Phoney Taylor, who lives at the
Worth Street adress, said he “step
ed out of the house when the fuss
ing started." returned later and
found Miss Walker wounded. The
tficerk said both Miss Walker and
’noney Taylor had been drinking
mo they could not ascertain just
hat did happen.
TRIO IN STREET FIGHT
Officer James E < Bobbyi Daye
ported a street fight on Saturday
: 5 p.m. in the 200 block of East
The participants were listed as
drs. Rena Johnson, 40. of Garner;
Reuben Overstreet, 49, of 6 Me- I
Mackin Street; and Foster John
son, address unknown.
Mn. Johnson and Overstreet
received lacerations over their
ryes when hit by a flying bot
tle. Overstreet was reportedly
hit by Foster Johnson and Mrs.
Johnson waa in turn struck by
Both were treated at Wake Me
morial Hospital for injuries and .
i."rested A warrant was drawn for |
the arrest of Foster Johnson. Offi- ;
cer Jov-t-pb Winters a.siited in the
GILBERT HEARD AT SHAW—Lett to right: Dr. J. W.
Goodie* oi Durham, who introduced, Carl J. Oitbart, Giltatta
Company Executive oi Boston, Mam, to Shaw etudents. Students
are, lett to right: Miae Margaret Knight, a treehman at Writer
ville, and Eugene Logan, a junior at Lake Lure. Gilbert warn a
speaker at Shaw Univemty on Friday, February >l, in Graanleat
Carl J. Gilbert Advises
Shawites Os Their Duties
“It is the small privately sup
ported institution to which we must
continue to look for leadership, for
wise innovation. for adaptability to
changing * circumstances and for
stimulation of the whole broad edu
cation progress.” This is what Carl
J. Gilbert, chairman, board of di
rectors, Gillette Company, told
Shaw University students, Friday.
February 21, .as he spoke in Green
“It is the responsibility of edu
cated men and women to fully util
ize the educational advantages
which have been theirs throughout
their whole lives,” he stated.
"It is the responsibility of edu
cated men and women to maintain
broad interest in what goes on in
the world around them.
"The speed of travel, radio, and
television, are moving us much fas
ter to a national point of view in
which sectional differences become
daily of less signficance.
In conclusion, Mr. Gilbert said,
"Whatever your life's work is to
be, as leaders of thought in your
community, you will be constantly
GETS SLAFFED, FIGHTS
John Griffin. 26. of 1224 Holman
Street, said he and an unidentified
man about 40. werr in an nrf-umcn'
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the other man j
told Griffin 'l'll
slap your face.” rt + W
• ' iffin said he
retorted: "If you Hnjgbe jjBJH
do. I'll fight you
The man then Jc
slapped young JgW
Griffin and the
battle ensued -mg
was stabbed on
then upper part of GRIFFIN
his arm. The man who cut Griffin
is allegedly from Method. Officers
Norman Arti* and E. L. Randolph
investigated tftiis incident at 4:3G
SONS BIKE MISSING
Charles Rudolph Costa of 825
Coleman Street told Officers J. P.
Broadwell and E. W. Rhodes st
11:41 a.m. Saturday that hit aon's
J. C Higgins 26” bicycle was stolen
recently from the rear of the house.
He further stated It Is red and sil
ver, had no seat and one pedal was
almost gone. The bike was valued
' LICENSE PLATE “LIFTED"
Sylverter Holland of 814 E. Ca
barrus Street, told police last Fri
day that the 1964 lioenee plate
had been lifted from his automo
bile. The tag number is V-263, and
it was taken from the above ad
MAN SLEEPS AS MONET
Willie Hubert Pearce. 34. of 824
Fowle Street, told Officers P O.
Jones and D. C. Williams at 1:28
p. m. Sunday that while he was
sleeping in his room at the above
address, someone removed $4.50
from his wallet which was in his
pants pocket and he had his trous
He further stated that he fell a
sleep about 12:30 p. m, and awoke
at 1:15 p. m. Mrs. Annie Lee Al
len. whom Pearce rents from, and
Miss Mary Taylor. W. South St.,
were the only other persons in the
house at the time.
The report concluded with the
fact that “an three had been
ROBBED AGAIN IN SAME
William Frederick. 26. of Blood
worth Street YMCA, 600 South
Blood worth Street, reported to
Officer C. C. Heath at 1:23 p m.
Sunday that he had been drink
ing. went to 810 S. Bloodworth.
residence of Jeaee Douglass, where
he "passed out.” He said that
when he "came to,” $23 was miss
ing from his pants pocket. Fred
erick stated he does not know who
took his money, but declared that
the same thing happened to him
at this houae before.
ANOTHER BICYCLE STOLEN
Marshall E. Butler. 709 E. Le
noir Street, told authorities at 5
p. m. Saturday that his son's bike
had been token. The bicycle was
red and white and had two train
ing wheels. Mr. Butler stated. The
small bike had a number stomped
on it at the East Street Fire Sta
tion and had a city tog or number
WARRANT CHARGES MONET
At 11 a. m. Sunday. Thomas
Williams of 1001 E. Davie Street,
signed a warrant charging Tim
othy Crew. 316 B Swain Street
with the laroeny of a billfold con
taining *11.50. The incident re
portedly took place at the corner
of E. Davie and 8. Beat Streets.
When completed to 1840, the Wil
mington and Weldon Railroad was
the longest to the world under one
managment—l6 1-8 miles long. Five
historical markers hgF« been plac
ed along the route by the Depart
cunt of Archives St History.
called upen te understand Rims
great issues and to enlighten others
as to their importance.”
METHOD—In observance et Ne
gro History Week, several members
of the 11-A United States History
Class discussed in a panel dtscuss
io nten of the moat dramatic events
which have occurred to Negro His
tory. Pictures were shown to ex
plain each event
Participants were as follows:
Mice Thelma High, the first Ne
groes at Jamestown: Jimmy Kear
ney, the Boston Massacre; Miss
Ann Harris, the Nat Turner Revolt;
Miss Maxine Mayo, the Civil War;
Miss Patricia Lucas, the Emancipa
tion Proclamation; Samuel Clark,
the First Negro to Congress; Miss
Barbara Fowler, the Atlanta Com
promise; Miss Bay. the Supreme
Court Decision; Miss Geraldine
Snelling, The Montgomery Bus
Boycott; and Miss Linda City, the
Little Rock Crisis.
The program was sponsored by
Mrs. E. M. Thomas, head of the
department of aocial studies.
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