Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
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Tobias Craddock , a Young man, was tried for picking the Pocket of one John Scart in Hozier-Lane , of 22 Guineas . The Prisoner was taken in the Act; and the Guineas found about him, which dropt from him when he was pursued, as was positively sworn: The Prisoner said that he found it in the Croud, but that was but a weak defence. He was found guilty of Felony.