The Concord Police Department hooked us up with another bunch of police logbooks - one dating back all the way to the turn of the century! We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!
April 17, 1903: Minnie Griffin, Fornication at Washington Hotel. Sent to farm for 60 days. Age 27, housekeeper, married.
April 17, 1903: Edward Glinard, Fornication at Washington Hotel. He broke away. Hauled him before the court.
June 17, 1903: Henry White for over driving a team. Arrested him.
July 14, 1905: Fred Miner, Bernard Dandrow, George Chorchine, Walter Calran for stealing ice cream from MJ Lompkey.
Feb. 26, 1906: Michael Pembroke for spitting on floor of Electric Car.
July 6, 1906: Ellen Libby, drunk. Rolfe Street. Age 49, Irish, housekeeper, married. Gave her a chance to leave town.
Sept. 29, 1938: The manager of the liquor store said that the liquor commission wanted him to notfiy us that the liquor store would close every night including Saturdays at 6 p.m. Until we have street lights.
Oct. 4, 1938: Fred Conoyer of 10 High Street complains of a man going into his home and raising hell. Found him and locked him up. . . drunk.
Oct. 6, 1938 (4:15 p.m.): Call to Frank Morse's house. Leo McAllister and Jack Keefe were drunk and smashing things up in general. Frank Morse said it was O.K. And he would take care of them.
Oct. 6, 1938 (4:45): Second call to Morse's house drunk and disorderly. Jack Keefe and Leo McAllister.
Oct. 31, 1938: Reported two bad holes in sidewalk on Washington St. Called Bucky Corbett.
Nov. 11, 1938: Two sailors hit 4 poles and kept going north.
Nov. 13, 1938: Hardy of Rolfe St. out hunting, slightly wounded with shots from a gun.
Jan. 24, 1939: Henry Cloutier Pine St. was hit on head by Donald Gardiner, Concord Manor, by a stone. Henry had to go to Dr. Boucher. Mr. Gardiner will pay O.K.
March 31, 1939: Called Buster Jones for buying beer for Ed Tewkesbury, who was drunk. Got the goods on him and Jones admitted it in Baker's store.
April 30, 1939: Mrs. Massie complains of someone shooting through her windows. The Virgin boys admitted the shooting. Took their .22 rifle from them.
June 4, 1939: Had a call about some boys swimming in River at Canterbury Bridge. She said they had nothing on them.
Jan. 29, 1939: Call to Concord Manor, boys raising hell throwing snow balls at houses on way home from show.
June 30, 1939: Had a call to stop some fellows who were shooting off fire-crackers at Palace Theatre.
Sept. 8, 1943: Monroe Palmer. Insane. W. Main Street. By Bailey.
June 25, 1945: Complaint that Jackson's dog at 112 Elm St. is very ugly. Notified headquarters.