R v Grice and Five Others

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date01 January 1837
Date01 January 1837

English Reports Citation: 173 E.R. 350


Grice and Five Others

hex v. gbice and five others. (Large atones are offensive weapons within the meaning of the stat. 9 Geo. IV. c. 69, s. $ (relating to night-poaching), if the jury are satisfied that the stones are of a description capable of inflicting serious injury if used offensively, and were brought and used by the defendants for that purpose.) Niglt-poaching.-The indictment charged the prisoners with entering and being in certain enclosed lands of the Earl of Dartmouth, situate at Handsworth, by night, for the purpose erf destroying game, they being then armed with stones and other offensive weapons. It appeared that the defendants had brought with them from a distance some (ft) B. & R. C. C. 142. In that case a man and woman were indicted for uttering a bad shilling to M. B., they having another bad shilling in their possession at the time. The uttering was by tke woman alone, in the absence of the man It was held by the twelve Judges, that the man was not liable to be convicted with the actual utterer, although proved to be the associate of the woman on the day of the uttering, and to have had other bad money for the purpose of uttering ; and it was also held, that the woman could not be convicted of the second ofience, of having other bad money in her possession at the time, on the evidence of her associating with a man not present at the uttering, but having large quantities of bad money about him for the purpose of uttering. 7CAB.AR8M, DAVIS V. OSWELL 351 lacge, heavy...

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