U.S. vs. Ellis Buck, Sam Brenner, Viola Doss, et al.: Judgment and Commitment

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Judgments and commitment in Criminal Case No. 13754: United States vs. Ellis Buck, Sam Brenner, Viola Doss, Louise Davis, Ruth Tucker, Frances M. Eaton, Ernest Williams, Herman Supofsky, Elva O'Byrne, and Frances B. Ryan, defendants. The documents report that Buck and Tucker were found guilty of the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and were sentenced to one month in jail and a fine of $100. Brenner and Williams were found guilty of the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and were sentenced to two years in the penitentiary and a fine of $100. Doss and Davis entered pleas of nolo contendere to the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and were sentenced to ten days in jail, suspended for two years probation, and a fine of $25. Supofsky was found guilty of the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and was sentenced to six months in jail and a fine of $100. O'Byrne was declined court-appointed counsel and was found guilty of the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and was sentenced to six months in jail, suspected for two years probation, and a fine of $120. Ryan was found guilty of the second count, the first having been entered nolle prosequi, and was sentenced to three years in jail and a fine of $500.

Date: 
March 10th 1938
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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-13754-0002
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