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  • Grave crimes infrequent in city last year ; report of Chief W.J. Dodds shows Fort William generally law-abiding
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Feb 1931, p. 1     Crime statistics ; Fort William ; Few serious crimes ; 1930 year ; 1,366 Court cases ; Mostly traffic accidents and alcohol offenses ; One fatality ; $42,833 total expenditures
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Feb 1931, p. 1   Crime statistics ; Fort William ; Few serious crimes ; 1930 year ; 1,366 Court cases ; Mostly traffic accidents and alcohol offenses ; One fatality ; $42,833 total expenditures
  • Fair patron held up ; gun poked into ribs
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Aug 1931, p. 1     Man robbed ; Fairground ; Held up with gun ; Man arrested ; Peter Zabolosky (Charged) ; David Thompson (Victim)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Aug 1931, p. 1   Man robbed ; Fairground ; Held up with gun ; Man arrested ; Peter Zabolosky (Charged) ; David Thompson (Victim)
  • Robber points gun at citizen on city street : Emil Taurin menaced by revolver last midnight while on Southern Avenue
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Feb 1931, p. 1     Attempted robbery ; Hold-ups ; Man held up ; Gunpoint ; Southern Avenue at McMillan Street ; Victim had no money ; Emil Taurin (Victim) ; No suspects
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Feb 1931, p. 1   Attempted robbery ; Hold-ups ; Man held up ; Gunpoint ; Southern Avenue at McMillan Street ; Victim had no money ; Emil Taurin (Victim) ; No suspects
  • Two Hold-Ups Are Staged by Youthful Pair : Intended Victim in Port Arthur Attacks Thug and Confiscates Gun
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Dec 1931, p. 1     Attempted Robberies ; Hold-Ups ; Elias Korkonen (Victim) ; Finnish Co-operative Restaurant ; Scared off Crooks ; Charles Makris (Victim) ; Wrestled Gun From Robber
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Dec 1931, p. 1   Attempted Robberies ; Hold-Ups ; Elias Korkonen (Victim) ; Finnish Co-operative Restaurant ; Scared off Crooks ; Charles Makris (Victim) ; Wrestled Gun From Robber
  • Burglars enter 2 homes in city
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Aug 1931, p. 1     Break and enter ; Break-ins ; Cuthbertson Place ; Items stolen ; While family slept ; No suspects
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Aug 1931, p. 1   Break and enter ; Break-ins ; Cuthbertson Place ; Items stolen ; While family slept ; No suspects
  • Night Prowler is Nabbed in Chase : Sixty Day Term Given Man Found Guilty of Pilfering Money from Milk Bottles
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1931, p. 3     Night Prowlers ; William Standish (Accused) ; Vagrancy ; Stealing Money from Milk Bottles ; 60 Day Sentence
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1931, p. 3   Night Prowlers ; William Standish (Accused) ; Vagrancy ; Stealing Money from Milk Bottles ; 60 Day Sentence
  • Mayor's auto is stolen while he attends meeting
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Aug 1931, p. 1     Mayor's car stolen ; While attending meeting ; Police search ; Not located ; Mayor E.G. Murphy (Victim of theft)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Aug 1931, p. 1   Mayor's car stolen ; While attending meeting ; Police search ; Not located ; Mayor E.G. Murphy (Victim of theft)
  • Pair get prison terms for theft : two men who stole $1,000 motor launch sentenced to Stony Mountain
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1931, p. 1     Two men charged ; Theft of boat launch ; J.H. Smith (Victim of theft) ; Gilbert Maley (Charged) ; Rudolph Franke (Charged) ; Sentenced to Stony Mountain
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1931, p. 1   Two men charged ; Theft of boat launch ; J.H. Smith (Victim of theft) ; Gilbert Maley (Charged) ; Rudolph Franke (Charged) ; Sentenced to Stony Mountain
  • Murillo store is raided by robbers : Provincial Police probing theft of cash from store of Geo. Ellett
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Oct 1931, p. 1     Break-ins ; Break and enter ; Geo. Ellett General Store ; Murillo ; $4 stolen ; No suspects
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Oct 1931, p. 1   Break-ins ; Break and enter ; Geo. Ellett General Store ; Murillo ; $4 stolen ; No suspects
  • Man attacked and robbed by unknown pair : Harry Kowalski relieved of $200 in cash by burly assailants
    Newspaper       Man attacked ; Riding bicycle ; Robbed of $200 ; Assailants believed linked to other robberies ; Harry Kowalski (Victim)
    Newspaper     Man attacked ; Riding bicycle ; Robbed of $200 ; Assailants believed linked to other robberies ; Harry Kowalski (Victim)
  • Thieves enter homes in city in dark hours : houses ransacked while occupants out or asleep - cash taken in one case
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1931, p. 1     Break-ins ; Break and enter ; 505 South Marks Street ; 428 South Vickers Street ; 420 South Vickers Street ; 536 Catherine Street ; MacDonald Wholesale ; Jewelry, cash and food taken
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1931, p. 1   Break-ins ; Break and enter ; 505 South Marks Street ; 428 South Vickers Street ; 420 South Vickers Street ; 536 Catherine Street ; MacDonald Wholesale ; Jewelry, cash ...
  • Thugs assail and rob city store keeper : Mr. Wenger attacked at door of his garage and despoiled of cash
    Newspapercomment  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Nov 1931, p. 1     Hold-ups ; Armed robberies ; Fruit store proprietor ; Robbed of $300 ; M. Wenger (Victim)
    Newspapercomment  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 2 Nov 1931, p. 1   Hold-ups ; Armed robberies ; Fruit store proprietor ; Robbed of $300 ; M. Wenger (Victim)
  • Thugs beat and rob dock worker
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Jul 1931, p. 1     Man assaulted ; While working ; Fort William coal dock plant ; Two assailants ; Escaped with $15 ; Stephen Grainger (Victim)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Jul 1931, p. 1   Man assaulted ; While working ; Fort William coal dock plant ; Two assailants ; Escaped with $15 ; Stephen Grainger (Victim)
  • Armed desperadoes flee when woman appears with gun
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Apr 1931, p. 1     Attempted robberies ; Hold-ups ; Frank Susack's General Store ; Grenville Avenue ; Transients hold up storekeeper ; Wife arrives with rifle ; Men flee ; No suspects
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Apr 1931, p. 1   Attempted robberies ; Hold-ups ; Frank Susack's General Store ; Grenville Avenue ; Transients hold up storekeeper ; Wife arrives with rifle ; Men flee ; No suspects
  • Men "Stung" By Counterfeit Bill ; Pair Charged in City Police court With Attempting to Change Raised Note
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jun 1931, p. 10     Peter Skurski (Accused) ; Peter Strychar (Accused) ; Not Guilty Pleas ; Harry Kowalski (Victim) ; $20 U.S. Bill ; McTavish Street Pool Hall
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jun 1931, p. 10   Peter Skurski (Accused) ; Peter Strychar (Accused) ; Not Guilty Pleas ; Harry Kowalski (Victim) ; $20 U.S. Bill ; McTavish Street Pool Hall
  • Badly Injured Tar Taken to Hospital Cot : Alleged Stabbing Affray on Steamer in Port has Painful Ending
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Nov 1931, p. 1     David M. Weir Steamship ; Earl Lamere (Victim) ; Stabbing ; Ray Majesko (Accused) ; Pocket Knife Seized
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Nov 1931, p. 1   David M. Weir Steamship ; Earl Lamere (Victim) ; Stabbing ; Ray Majesko (Accused) ; Pocket Knife Seized
  • Thieves Take Clothing Shed By Mermaids
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 30 Jul 1931, p. 1     Clothing stolen ; Women's change room ; Valued at hundreds of dollars ; Regular occurrence ; Municipal Swimming Pool
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 30 Jul 1931, p. 1   Clothing stolen ; Women's change room ; Valued at hundreds of dollars ; Regular occurrence ; Municipal Swimming Pool
  • Had stolen goods ; gets year in jail
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Sep 1931, p. 12     Man sentenced ; 18 months ; Industrial Farm ; Stole suitcase ; Contained clothing ; John Yatszka (Charged) ; Nick Anderson (Victim)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Sep 1931, p. 12   Man sentenced ; 18 months ; Industrial Farm ; Stole suitcase ; Contained clothing ; John Yatszka (Charged) ; Nick Anderson (Victim)
  • Admits theft of $750 from friend : lining of vest not safe hiding place for cash, transient finds
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 25 Aug 1931, p. 1     Man arrested ; Stole vest from friend ; Contained $750 ; Intoxicated ; Pleads guilty ; Remanded ; William Turner (Victim) ; Colin McLellan (Charged)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 25 Aug 1931, p. 1   Man arrested ; Stole vest from friend ; Contained $750 ; Intoxicated ; Pleads guilty ; Remanded ; William Turner (Victim) ; Colin McLellan (Charged)
  • Man will serve year on farm for theft of wheels : bicycle stealing racket brought to light by local police officials
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 11 Aug 1931, p. 3     Man sentenced ; 18 months at Industrial Farm ; Bicycles stolen ; Dismantled ; Altered ; Resold ; Peter Stempkoski (Charged with theft) ; Andrew Brill (Charged with stolen property)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 11 Aug 1931, p. 3   Man sentenced ; 18 months at Industrial Farm ; Bicycles stolen ; Dismantled ; Altered ; Resold ; Peter Stempkoski (Charged with theft) ; Andrew Brill (Charged with stolen property)
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