U.S. vs. Anthony Cassata and Lena Cassata: Report of Trial

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Description: 

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 12381: United States vs. Anthony Cassata, defendant. The document summarizes events of the case, including the addition of Cassata's wife Lena to the charges, the defendant's arrest on September 11, 1933 and the attorneys appearing on each side. Commissioner James S. Summers held that Gargotta was "probably guilty," ordered a recognizance of $2,000.00, and ordered him to appear in the District Court on September 11, 1933. A note on the report indicates that Lena Cassata pleaded guilty to her charge, but was sentenced to serve two years in another case.

Date: 
September 22nd 1933
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Event Name: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-12381-0002
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