STEALING TURNIPS. – At the County Petty Sessions, before Alderman Averill, Messrs. T.F. Shekell, R.F. Tomes, and W.H. Ashwin, Job Winnett, labourer, Wickhamford, pleaded guilty to stealing 12 turnips, value 3d., belonging to his master, Mr. C. Bird, at Wickhamford, on 11th inst. Prosecutor asked that the man might be dealt with leniently. He was fined 5s., 12s. costs, and 3d. damage, Ald. Averill remarking that thefts of employers’ produce were getting very common, and must be stopped.
The Worcester Journal
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