Mexborough and Swinton Times, September 16
Drunk and Assaulting the police at Conisborough.
Herbert Hutson, labourer, was charged with being drunk and disorderly, with assaulting the police and with doing damage to uniform.
Police Constable guy Lee deplores that at 11 PM on Friday he was on duty in Doncaster road, Conisborough when he saw the defendant drunk and creating a disturbance.
He was knocking people’s doors, and was cursing a good deal. When requested by him to go away the man refused. He threatened to lock him up, and the man then struck him on the cheek. He closed with the defendant and they fell. Whilst on the ground. Defendant Tories K, and also did the same to his trousers.
Defendant was fined 10 shillings and 8s 1d costs for being drunk; 10 shillings and three shilling costs for the assault.
The superintendent did not wish to press for the cost of the cape and trousers, and defendant had altogether to pay £1 11s 1d; 14 days imprisonment in default