Legal Snippets from the Past: Oneida County Criminal Docket Entry (Pg. 122)


These were definitely different times in Oneida County….The above docket entry reads as follows:

Nov. 4th, 1907.  Complaint for criminal warrant made in writing by Ernest Meicikalski charging that on the 31st day  of October 1907 at said County, Geo. Hafield did wrongfully and feloniously take, steal and carry away from the possession of the complainant, one turkey and one white leghorn cock, of the value  of three dollars, the property of this complainant, against the peace and dignity of the State of Wisconsin.  Complaint filed and warrant issued and delivered to Deputy J.M. Burns for service. D. H. Walker, Municipal Judge.