1918 court: Police dig deep to find missing garden fork
John William Southwick, general dealer, Scalby, was summoned at the North Riding Police Court with stealing a garden fork value 3s 6d, the property of WE Crosier, innkeeper, Scalby, between the 19th and 23rd April at Scalby. Defendant did not appear, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was apprehended and brought before Mr F Baker, in the chair, and Mr AH Robinson, at a special sitting. Defendant pleaded not guilty.