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LLANIDLOES,—THURSDAY. Before the Mayor, Ed. Davies Esq and J. Kitto, Eaq DRUNK AND ASSAULTING THE POLICE.-Maurice Price, Smithfield-street, was summoned by P.C. Roberts for being drunk and disorderly, and assault. ing him on the 26th August. Prosecutor stated that on the above date about 10 50 p.m., he was in Long Bridge-street in company with P.C Jones. They saw a large crowd by the Van Vaults, and upon going up found the defendant drunk and using abusive lan- guage. Witness requested him to go home, but he said he did not care for any policeman and would rather do six months before he would stir from there. Witness then caught hold of him and defendant then became very violent and kicked him several times. Witness was also kicked by the crowd.—P.C. Jones corroborated, and said that he saw defendant kick the last witness, and he also got kicked himself.— Defendant admitted being drunk, but he denied kick- ing either of the police officers. He asked P.C. Jones if he could swear he was drunk. Witness replied that he oould. Then defendant wanted to know how he could kick witness if he was drunk. Witness said he could feel their kicks and saw defendant kick Roberts. Defendant called his sister, Mary Price, who said that on the day in question she was in Long Bridge-street at the time stated, and saw a crowd by the Van Vaults. Her brother was there with the policeman, and she heard him asked the policeman why he stopped him going in for a drink. Jones told her brother to go away, and ha said he would if he should go and have a drink. Jones then caught hold of George, and Roberts caught hold of her brother and got him on the ground. P.C. Roberts was beat- ing her brother with a stick.—P.C. Jones said the last witness was one of a number of girls who were screaming and making fun of the polioemen--Defen- fendant was fined 5s for boing drunk and disorderly, and £ 1 for assaulting the police. DRUNK ON LICENSED PREMISES.—John Edwards, farmer, Llanidloes, was charged by Inspector Lake with being drunk on licensed premises.—P.S. Lake stated that on the 23rd August, about five minutes to eleven, he visited the Crown Inn, and in the bar he found the defendant and the landlord, Mr Pugh. De. fendant was drunk, and he had a glass of beer before him. Witness called the landlord's attention to him. The defendant drunk up his beer and walked out of the house.—Defendant admitted the offence, and was fined 511, including costs.