f ROM RALEIGH'S POLICE FILES:
THE CRIME EM' f T
BY CHARLES R. JONES
EDITOR S NOTE; Each inci
dent described below was ob
tained from the records and
files of the Raleigh Police De
partment through a day-to lay
check and each case i» an : en
tie. No personal opinions are
ever expressed in this column.
Because of the vast number
of names obtained each week.
H is Impossible to interview
each person mentioned in this
RCNS TO PREVENT FIGHT
Chester Deßerry, of 122 E. Har
gett Street, reported that he and
Charles Sanders, 34, of 517 E. Har
get Street, were arguing about a
woman at 7:25 pjn. Wednesday.
When Deßerry turned his back, he
•aid, he was Brock in the left eye
The victim told Oftlesr W. E.
Maiming that he ran to prevent
a fight Senders was arrested
Mr aaralt and buttery. The ao
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At *O6 a. m. Tliursday, an an
onymous caller reported to the po
lice depertment and asked that a
man be checked at Five Points (an
all-white area). Officer D. E. Wiggs
found Charles Forts, of Route 1,
Box 198, Raleigh and was Inform
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101 Hillsboro St TE 3-2571
ed by Forte that he was employed
at the Veterans Hospital in Dur
Forte further stated that he. was
walking home, although the bus
had let him out downtown, "be
cause another young man was go
ing his way.”
STRUCK ON HEAD WITH JUG
Officers R. L. Forrest and W. A.
Keeter were told at 10:40 a. m.
Friday by Miss Ruby Mae Scott,
31, of 203 Heck Street that she went
to an unknown address with an un
identified woman, about 39, light
complexioned, whose first name
was Rosa. Miss Scott said she got
into an argument and Rosa struck
her with a small jug on the left
side of the heed.
She further stated this was
the first thus she had been te
this hunss and euuldnl find it
again. The woman was alss un
able te tell Die ceps whe lived
there, but said Bam lives in
New Terk. Miss Beett was
treated at Wake Memertal far
a cut behind her left ear and a
bruise an the left aide es her
SON ASSAULTS OWN MOTHER
Mrs. Martha Price es 117 N.
Bloedworth Street, informed
Officer L. A. O’Neal at 1:15 p.
m. Thursday that her sen, Eu-
gene Trice, 19, of the same ad
dress, assaulted her by attempt
ing to hit her with aa iron pipe.
Mrs. Price signed a warrant a
g-inst Eugene for assault
"FORGETS” TO PAT FOR
The op:rator of the Pep Boys - .
Store on Fayetteville Street told
Officer J. E. Pierce at 2:18 p. m.
Thursday that Gearge Muldrow, Jr.,
of 510 E. Lenoir Street, didn’t pay
for two mirrors that were taken
froth the store. He said if the mir
rors were returned to the store and
Muldrow agreed to stay out of the
store, everything would be alright.
Muldrow agreed not to return, but
the whereabouts of the miirors
were not listed on the official re
NEW YORKER CHARGED AS
Raleigh Officers E. D. Whitley
and G. W. Williams arrested Theo
dore Lewis, of 1654 Prospect Place,
Bronx, New York at the bus sta
tion at 8:30 p. m. Thursday and
charged him with vagrancy.
FATHER AND SON FIGHT,
Officers James E. (Bobby) Daye
and W. H. Anthony arrested Joe
Henry Bryant Sr., and Joe Henry,
Jr„ at 9:40 p. m. Thursday “when
we (the cops) arrived and they
were on the ground fighting." The
incident occurred at 1107 Smithfield
HOLE KNOCKED IN PICTURE
Mrs. Stalla Laws, 533 - Cannon
Avenue, informed Officers T. T.
Street Jr. and Joseph Winters that
several boys were throwing rocks
and knocked a hole in the picture
window at her home. Investiga
tion is continuing.
THREATENS TO SHOOT WIFE
Mrs, Doris Smith reported
her husband. Jack Smith, 823
Bloedworth Street threatened
to shoo: her if she returned to
her home, 220 E. Worth Street.
Officers R. F. Perry and G. E.
Cox talked to both husband and
wife and both sgreed to drop
their argument for the time
being and settle It later In Do
mestic Relations Court
WHITE GIRL WITH HIT AND
Officers John Baker, Sr., and
Alfred L. Grigsby investigated a hit
and run incident at 3:07 a.m. Satur
day in the 600 block of S. Boundary
Street and arrested a while girl for
aiding and abetting a Negro man
in hitting and running. Driver of
the car was identified as Clarence
A. Chavis, of Route 6, Raleigh.
A 1959 Chevrolet was parked on
S. Boundary St, headed east. "As
wo passed by and attempted to
check occupants, the motor started
and the car began backing west on
Boundary,” the report stated.
The auto then cut left and
backed across the street hit
ting a 1955 Oldsmobile, belong
ing to Milton Love, 407 South
Swain Street, parked in front
•f ill 8 Boundary, headed
west then north on Alston St.,
making his “getaway” from the
Miss Patricia Ann Ridenhour, 18,
of Route 8, Raleigh, was a passen
ger in the Chevrolet but jumped
out after the wreck and ran. She
was then charged with aiding and
Love's automobile wVh. damaged
in the amount of tfs. Ppfice found
a hubcap on the seewe and it is
now in their possession.
DAMAGE OF PROPERTY
Mr». Bessie Sanders, 52, of 716
S. State Street, told Officer* Bobby
B. Coat* and J. C. Pittman Satur
day that between 8:30 and 9 p.m.
Saturday someone threw a brick
through a window In the front of
her home. She further stated that
several teenagers are frequently
seen throwing rocks In this vicin
ity. There were no witnesses and
she could furnish officers with no
names of any possible suspects.
Damage* were set at $25.
NAB TWO FOB ASSAULT WITH
Mis* Idell Hinton, 1322 Walnut
Street signed a warrant against
Mias Shirley Williams of the same
address and charged her with as
sault with a deadly weapon —a
stick. Miss Hinton said Misr Wil
liams hit her on the left side of her
head with the weapon, causing a
knot to appear.
Mias Williams also charged Miss j
Hinton with disorderly conduct end
both were placed in Wake County
MAN ASSAULTS GIRL FRIEND
Stark Staton, owner of Staton’s
Restaurant, S. East Street, told Of
ficer R. B. Callahan at 4 a.m. Sat
usday that Miss Mary Louise Mas
sen burg and her boy friend, Mar
shall Morgan had an argument in
his estatolishement and he then as
saulted her by slapping her in the
face with his open hand. A warrant
was signed for Morgan's arrest
ANOTHER SON ASSAULTS
>U Cannon Street informed *Of
»leers R. R. Callahan and H K
Wall a* IJI ut Sunday that
her sen, Engene Maasenbnrg.
aaaanited her by knocking her
down. She signed a warrant for
aaaaalt ms a female and Engene
waa placed hi Wake County
HUBBY SHOOTS THROUGH
THE S AIL
Mrs Lillie Mae Pulley. 28. told
Officers J. B. Barber and W. A
Keeter at 11:17 jam. Saturday, her
husband, Harvey Pulley. K. threat
ened to shoot her after an argu
ment at their heme. 109 N Carver
gun, loaded and fired, but none of
the shot hit Mrs. Pulley as they
all went through a wall. Mrs. Pulley
further stated that her husband had
been beating her prior to the shoot
ing. She signed a warrant and he
was jailed for assault with a deadly
weapon. The single shot weapon
NIECE NOT GUILTY OF STEAL
ING AUNT’S MONEY
Mrs. Annie Hughes of 221 Fowle
Street reported to officers last Mon
day that her niece, Mrs. Frances
Snipes of C-4 Washington Terrace
had stolen twenty-one S2O bills
from her home while visiting far
a short time.
The above account b Incor
rect. Mrs. Hughes only had two
W bills, making a total of $45.
This amount was found within
36 minutes after Mrs. Snipes
left her rant’s home. Mrs.
Hughes had hidden the money
under a quilt, but she thought
at the time of searching that she
had left it In an eye-glass case
in her wardrobe.
It was also stated that Mrs. Snipes
could not be located at her address
at the time of the arirval of the of
ficers. The reason for Mrs. Snipe*
not being located there was be
cause she had not had time to reach
NEW WINDSHIELD COSTS slls
Mrs. Daisy Freeman, 819 E. Har
gett Street, informed Officers at
10:58 p.m. Saturday that she heard
a noise out front, went to the door
and saw someone throw a Pepsi-
Cola bottle and break the front
windshield of her 1959 Ford, caus
ing slls in damages.
Mrs. Freeman also said that she
saw a car going west on Hargett
Street immediately after, the inci
dent, but could not tell what make
or model it was.
AFFRAY WITH DEADLY
Mrs Alberta Cauldwell, 43. of
702 E. Hargett Street, called police
headquarters at 4:42 p.m. Saturday.
Upon arrival, officers found Mrs.
Caldwell and Miss Shirley Mae Hall
of the same address cut and bleed
The alleged assailant was Willie
Benjamin. 39. The women were tak
en to Wake Memorial Hospital.
Benjamin was arrested on the
Miss Hall suffered a cut with
a razor blade, wielded by Ben
jamin, and laerrations about
neck and right ankle. Mrs.
Cauldwell received lacerations
on her forehead. Warrants were
to he served on them following
their release from the hospital.
JVO EVIDENCE OF LARCENY
At 3:12 p.m. Saturday. Lucious
Kittrell, 702 E. Hargett Street, was
having an argument with his girl
friend over money. Offirers T T.
Street, Jr... and Joseph Winters
found no evidence of larceny, how
CHARGED WITH DAMAGING
Miss Molly Woodard, 20. of 41 1-2
S. Swain Street told police that
James Edward Jiles, 25, of 407 S.
Bloodworth Street, tried to gain
entrance to her rented apartment
by pulling off the hook on her
screen door and breaking out a
window pane. Miss Woodard came
to the police station and signed a
warrant charging Giles with dam
age to property, estimated at S2O.
The incident was at 6:51 p.m. Sat
HIT ON HEAD WITH STEAM
Miss Peroli» Downer of 710
8. Bloodworth Street Informed
Officers R. L. Perry and P. A.
Dean at 4:28 p.m. Saturday that
Ernest Mitchell, 49. 714 S.
Bloodworth Street, hit her on
the bark of the head with a
steam Iron at 214 Heck Street.
After being treated at the hos
pital, Miss Downer signed a
warrant against Mitchell and he
was jailed for assault with a
DIDN’T USE HUBBY’S NAME
Officer* discovered Mrs. Ethel
Blue. 52. and her husband. Elisha
Stroud, 49, both of 23 Hayti Alley
fighting In the 800 block of Fayette
ville Street at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Mrs. Blue admitted that she had
a razor blade and said Stroud had
a knife. The women had been cut
in the abdomen. Stroud had blood
on hi* left hand and a cut in the
front of his coat He said he didn't
Mrs. Bine said she was legal
ly married to Stroud, “but
went under my first husband's
name.” Both were arrested for
engaging in an affray where a
deadly weapon was used and
Jailed together under bonds of
“COULDN’T" REMEMBER MUCH
Thomas Cleo Cox, 24. 8 Ashe Ter
race, told officers at 7:29 a m. Sat
urday that someone cut him on the
right side of his face and throat
with a knife on Cannon Street. He
didn’t know who did it, couldn’t
recognise the house again and did
n’t know the names of the occu
ranta. “He gave no clear, concise
answer to any question," the report
stated He was treated at the hot?
pital for his wounds.
NABS CHILD IN STORE
Exton HuntSr of 710 E. Martin
Street told Officers L. A. O'Neal
and J. E. Pearce at 10:30 a.m. Sun
day tha the closed his grocery store
for church hours at 10 o'clock a.m.,
went next door to his home, looked
out a window and saw a young boy
entering the store from the back
Mr. Hunter said he then re
turned to the store and caught
a 7-year-old boy, trying to
leave byway ad the front door
with Rl.lt, which waa token
from the cash register. Tha
child, who live* on Patterson
Alley, waa token heme tie ble
mother, “who waa so drunk
that we took him to a deten
tion home," the officers’ report
concluded A warrant for
breaking Hi has been lodged a
gahmt the boy and he’ will be
gtveu a hearing la Juvenile
VANDALS AT WORK
Mrs. Annie Sloan. 324 S. Tar boro
Road, informed the law at 9:58 Sat
urday that sometime during Dm
night, someone sprayed a red streak
of enamel from the front to the
rear of her 1953 Pontiac. Mrs. Sloan
stated further that she heard sort*
men say that if it was darker they
would “lift” the new tire* otf her
auto. The car was also splattered
with blue paint on the right aide
Damage was Set at S2O.
SAYS $42 WAS TAKEN
Miss Beartha Mae Seahsiiy,
I*s Page Street, Informed po
lice at 1$:15 am. Saturday that
she waa in bed at 414 S. Bay
wood Street and Ctaaaoy
Tmesdale. 15. waa sitting an the
side es the bed talking to her.
She mid Traced ale stole her
poeketboak. containing 542. M.
which waa nader a plllew.
The victim signed a warrant a
gainst him tor larceny. Truracial*
denied taking the money. After the
warrant was served, the complain
ant came to the station and re
ported the recovery. Mias See berry
stated die discovered the money In
the bathroom, saying after Truoo
dal* took the money, he replaced
the purae under the pillow. He was
arerated and charged with larceny.
WELL-KNOWN BARBER ROBBED
Raneen McCay. es 212 Free
man Street, a wen-known Bn
leigh barber, reported he wee
beaten and relieved es SBS at
9:27 p.m. Friday, aa eeveral
persona to Ute 355 Meek es S.
East Street looked on.
Mr. McCoy said ha waa walking
in this block when he was accosted
by two light skinned men. who
knocked him down to the pave
ment and demanded his money, say
ing, “This is a sticks)p. “Give us
He said while on* held hit right
arm behind hia beck, the other
reached into his left front pocket
and took $69. This was the only
The victim said both men looked
alike, being about S',6” tall, weigh
ing about 150 pounds, wearing dark
clothes and both were bareheaded.
The complaintant suffered a burst
ed lip and a knot on the back of
FELL ON WINE BOTTLE?
Andrew Johnson, 38, 1245 East
Edenton Street, reported to Officer*
Ralph Johnson and W. E. Kidd that
he fell on a wine bottle, causing
a laceration on his cheek, that re
quired several stitches to close.
At Wake Memorial Hospital,
where he was treated. Dr.
Fronstlne, the attending physic
ian. said Johnson was out with
a razor blade. The incident
took place in the 2M block of
Parrish Street at 12:41 p.m.
Johnson was arrested for be
ing drank and disorderly at
Wake Memorial Hospital.
SLAPPED IN FACE THREE
Benjamin Jones, 1127 South
State Street, Apt. t. told potico
at 11:55 pm. Sunday that ho
was slapped in the fsoe three
times by John Earl Brown, ad- I
dress unknown. The Incident |
allegedly took place In the CM '
’ block of W. South Street. Jones
signed a warrant against Brown
for assault and battery.
BEAT OUT OF CAB FARE
Herbert Miles,.driver for De
luxe Cab Ca„ said an unidenti
fied man beat him out, a cab
fare at 5:05 p.m. Monday by
running through Edna'a All
Night Case, W. South Street
The man disappeared out the
back door, officers were told.
CHAIR TAKEN FROM FRONT
Mrs. Zora Haywood. 215 E. Ca
barrus Street, told Officer C. C.
Heath at 8:29 p.m. Monday that a
metal porch chair waa taken from
her front porch aometlme during
the weekend. The chair waa valued
FINDS NOTHING MISSfNO
Mrs. Louisa Freeman, 9G6 Bragg
Street, reported to officers at 4:39
p.m. Monday that the left her home
at 9;30 a.m. and returned at 4 p.m.
to find the glaas In her front door
broken out, all of the drawers pull
ed out and their content* spilled on
her floor and all the beda torn up.
Mr*. Freeman said she could not
determine if anything waa missing.
HIT AND RUN CHARGED
Julius Person, 1019 Forte Street,
told police at 7:12 a.m. Sunday that
he had just parked hi* 1959 Chev
rolet In front of 804 E Lenoir St.
and walked into the house when
he heard tires squalling and a
Upon Investigating, Mr. Person
saw a blue and white 1958 DeSoto
against his car. When he told some
one inside to call the cope, he said
the other car backed up and left
After further Investigation,
police arrested Albert Maeon,
28. of 754 Bragg Street fer hit
and ran driving. Abe in the
car at the time was Claude
Kearney, 37, 78* Bragg Hires*.
The ear was registered la the
name es Mrs. Elisabeth P. Ma
tter. 784 Bragg.
BREAK-IN AT CAROLINIAN
A thief or thives netted little
when a break-in was staged some
time Monday night at Th* CARO
LINIAN. 918 E Martin Street
The soft drink machine waa Jim
mied open and the contents of tha
cash box. believed to have beet,
leas than 81. were taken.
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