Order in Criminal Case No. 12392: United States vs. Frank Balestrere, defendant. The order, signed by Judge Merrill E. Otis, orders Balestrere's release from the Johnson County Jail on January 6, 1934. Otis cites Balestrere's lack of previous criminal record and letters from doctors attesting to Balestrere's poor health. The order states that upon his release, Balestrere will be subject to two years of probation.
Commitment in Criminal Case No. 12392: United States vs. Frank Balestrere, defendant. The document reports that Giarameta entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to serve one year and one day in the United States Industrial Reformatory at Chillicothe, Ohio. Giarameta was delivered to the jailer on December 27, 1932.
Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 12392: United States vs. Frank Balestrere, defendant. The document summarizes events of the case, including the defendant's arrest on September 30, 1933, witnesses who appeared, and the attorneys appearing on each side. Commissioner James S. Summers held that Balestrere was "probably guilty," ordered a recognizance of $2,000.00, and ordered him to appear in the District Court on October 2, 1933.