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TO-DAY'S POLICE. I CARDIFF. SMUGGLING.—At the police-court to-day, before Mr R. O. Jones and Alderman Jones, Robert Thompson, chief engineer of the ss. Knight of St. Patrick, was charged with smuggling a quantity of spirits and cigars the single value of which was JB1 7s Od. As he did not appear, he was fined 24 Is and costs. Andrews Jawnitson, a Norwegian, belonging to the Norwegian barque Swantro, was charged with smuggling a quantity of cigars, the single value of which was ISs. Tiis defendant was the mate of the vessel, and the cigars were found concealed under the defendant's clothes in his chest. He was ordered to pay the single value and costs, I 5s lOd.—Andrea P. Barrman, the master of the Norwegian ship Griffin, was charged on a remand with smuggling 7* lbs. of tobacco. Mr Downing now appeared for the captain. The tobacco was found by tho custom-house officers in a cupboord, but at the back, and apparently concealed by a number of articles placed in front of it. The rummage had been made on the 29th, and a second rummage on the same day led to the discovery of the tobacco. This was after the defendant had denied that he had any more t-o bacco than that produced. Mr Downing called some witnesses to prove that the captain was un- aware that the tobacco was concealed, and the bench, after hearing the evidence of these wit- nesses, dismissed the case, it being apparent that no attempt at smuggling had been made by the defendant. BROTHEL ROBBERY.—Rachel Brewer (23), a young woman of bad character, was charged with stealing a purse containing £ 1 10s from Peter Abrahamson, a ship's carpenter, on the 31st ult. Complainant met the prisoner in Bute-street, and went with her to a brothel in Homfray-street. He went uIHtjrs, then went down, leaving the prisoner up in the bedroom. When he returned prisoner leit, and on searching his trousdrs-pockp-t he missed his purse and money. As neither purse nor money had been found the prisoner was discharged. ALLEGED LICENSING OFFENCE.—J. Dunn, land- lord of the Bute Dock Hotel, was summonsed for permitting drunkenness on his licensed premises on the 11th ult. Mr H. Morgan Rees prosecuted, and Mr Vachell defended, The case arose out of a previous one, heard on the 19th ult., when a man named Morris charged a man named George vr;th assaulting him, andttie evidence went to show that the defendant and complainant were drunk, and also that th" fight took place near the Bute Dock Hotel, where they had been drinking for hours. It was also stated that. the first blow was struck in the bar of the hotel. The witnesses called for the prostitution swore that the parties were half drunk, but knew what they were doing. The case was dismissed. ANOTHER BROTHEL POBBFRY.-Ellen Riley, a young woman of bad character, was charged with stealing £5 from Alex. Young, at 17, Homfray- street, on the 29th ult. Complainant met prisoner at a public-house, and went with her to a house in Homfray-street. Here a row took place, and the police came and turned them all out. Complainant had at that time concealed his money in his stockings. When turned out he had his money all right but he went with the prisoner to another house in the same street, and on the following morning he found that his money had been taken and the purse left. The prisoner was apprehended on the following day by Chief Inspector Price. She denied the robbery, but on looking in her bands he found there R5 in gold, besides some silver, in her purse. Prisoner still denied that she took the complainant's purse, but the bench committed her for trial at the quarter sessions.—The Head Constable said that this was the fourth robbery committed in these houses during the past week. They were all brothels, but the difficulty was in finding out who kept them. When questioned all denied that they were the parties. VIOLENT ASSAULT BY A WOMAN.—Margaret Shea (26),.a young woman of bad character, was charged with violently assaulting an old man named Daniel Murray, in June last. Inspector Lewis said that the assault was a very serious one. The defendant and another young woman, who lives in Halkett-street, attacked the old man, and beat him severely. The defendant then left the town, and was only apprehended on Thurs- day night. As the complainant was then at work at the Docks, and knew nothing of the arrest of the defendant, the case was remanded till to-morrow. CHARGE OF PERMITTING DRUNKENNESS.—Wm. Bennington Smith, the landlord of the Lord Palmerston, Bridge-street, was charged by the police with permitting drunkenness. Mr H. Morgan Rees appeared for the police, and Mr Belcher for the defendant. Inspector Tamblyn said that he visited the house on the 2bth ult., about 3 o'clock in the evening. He saw in the back bar two man, one named George Lewis of of Ebbw Vale, drunk and with his face much cut and bruised. There was another man also drunk named Donovan. He went upstairs, and the confusion in the club room—tables and chairs upset—indicated that a fight had taken place in tbe room. Another was there drunk, and his face also much bruised. The defence was that no drink was supplied to them, and the tight was begun by Lewis. The defendant as soon as he was aware of the state of affairs, endeavoured to get them out of the house, and had sent for the police for the purpose of clearing them out. The bench dismissed the case. ASSAULT.—Michael Linahan (29) was fined 20s and costs for assaulting his mother, Mary Lina- han, in Halkett-street on the 15th November last. CUTTING AND WOUNDING.—Henry Haines, a labourer, of Canton, who was remanded on Wednesday on the charge of cutting and wound- ing his wife, was now dismissed, the wife alleging t that the wound was not caused, as was said, by her husband. NEWPORT. HOLIDAY DRUNKENNESS.—The only business dealt with at the borough police-court to-day (Mr H. Phillips presiding) consisted of five cases of drunkenness, in all of which fines of 5. were imposed. One man named William Thomas had been following the waits on New Year's morning, and amused himself by kicking at doors of houses as he went along. P.C. Bristowe, a newly- made officer, confronted defendant, but he told him he didn't care for a young hand like him. Another case was against Annie Roberts, of res- pectable parentage, who has been in the Females' Home for some time, but who has relapsed again into vicious habits. A man named Charles Ball was endeavouring, as he alleged, to take her home. Police-constable Carter, one of the oldest officers in the force, described both as making a disgraceful exhibition of them- selves. He had heard a good deal of bad language, but the woman's exceeded the worst. At the close of the cases, which occupied only 15 minutes, Mr Phillips remarked that such a short list was very good for Christmas time.—Supt. Sinclair: There are five cases of drunkenness.— The Magistrates' Clerk On Monday the bench sat until nearly three o'clock in the afternoon, a period of four hours.

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