Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty
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John Aldgood and John Bonner of Westminster , were both tried, for that they, together with Stephen Duncks (not yet taken) did feloniously take out of the House of Thomas Kyrbey of Westminster 180 l. in money . The matter of Fact was, That Aldgood and Duncks went to Mr. Kyrbey's House in German-street to search for one Unit a Clipper, and they went up stairs about the House, and came down again; and then the Constable and Mr. Bonner came, (who had been waiting at an Alehouse near the House) till the other two had been in the House, the Constable and Mr. Bonner were in the House afterwards but found nothing that was suspicious; so they went all to the Tavern, and afterwards Mrs. Kyrbey went home, and mist her money, but she could not tell who had it; Mr. Bonner had good Evidence for his Reputation, how that he was a man of a fair demeanour amongst his Neighbours, and all others that he dealt with; So he was acquitted , but Aldgood was found guilty of Felony.