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CARDIFF POLICE COURT.—MONDAY. [Before Henry Morgan, and Walter Coffin, Esqrs. and the Rev. James Evans.] William Thomas, a boatman, was charged with being on the premises of Wrn. Catieugh, in the Hayes, between one and two o'clock on Sunday morning last, with intent to commit a felony.—Francis Catleugh said that at the above hour, he was aroused by the barking of a dog in the yard, and having got up, found the prisoner concealed in a shed on the premises he pretended to be drunk. He must have crossed the canal, and got over a wall to get to the place where he was found. Prisoner had nevr been employed by witness. There were a quantity of tools, iron. brass, and steel, on the premises and in the yard. The prisoner asked witness to let him go, but witness de- tained him until a policeman came up and took him into custody. Prisoner made no defence, and was committed to the House of Correction for fourteen days. SHORGUNR WHISKEY—Arthur Fortune, master of the II Eolus", of Waterford, was charged with smuggling three )ars, each containing two gallons of whiskey, and thereby, with having rendered himself liable to a penalty of one hundre) pounds.—Thomas Rees said, he was a custom house officer, and searched defendant's vessel— asked what spirits he had on board, and was told two gallons. On proceeding further to search the vessel, he went to the sail room, when defendant threw off some sails under which were two other jars, each containing two gallons of whiskey. This evidence was corroborated by James Rees, another custom house officer, who assisted in the search-The defendant having sailed, could not ap- pear in person to answer the charge, but his broker, we understood, appeared for him and admitted that the spirits were on board at the time mentioned, but denied any concealment, and produced a Permit, obtained in Waterford. The permit stated it was for six gallons of whiskey in three two-nations jars, such as had been seized by the officers. Case dismissed. STEALING FUOM THE PERSON.—Urifth Ediodvus and George Griffiths were charged with robbing Priscilla Bowden, of a bundle, containing various articles of wearing apparel, &c. Edwards was discharged but Griffiths was committed to take his trial at the ensuing Quarter Sessions to be holden at Swansea


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