Violent Customer at New Conisborough.

June 1899

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 26 June 1899

Violent Customer at New Conisborough.

On Saturday, at the Doncaster West Riding Police Court, John Fuller, filler, of New Conisborough, was brought up in custody charged with being drunk and disorderly and assaulting Police-constable Jarvis New on the 19th June, and further with doing damage to police lamp and belt.

Police constable Jarvis stated that 9.10 p.m. on the date named he heard a disturbance in Blyth street, and on proceeding there found a crowd, numbering close on 300.

Fuller was very drunk, with his coat and vest off. He had apparently been fighting and was then challenging anyone in the company to fight.

Witness requested him away, but he refused. Witness proceeded to take him into custody when the prisoner threw himself down the floor, and commenced to kick and strike out violently.

Witness was kicked on the face, and his lip was cut. Police-constable Richardson then came assist. Prisoner’s lather was present, and endeavoured to persuade the crowd make the officers to release his son.

For the assault the police. Fuller was sent to Wakefield for a calendar month, with hard labour; and the other charges he was fined 1s and ordered to pay the costs.