Offence: Theft > shoplifting
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Charles Lodge , of St. Giles's Cripplgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Box, value 6 s. and four Pound of Rhubarb, value 20 s. in the Shop of Joseph Pargiter , the first of February last. The Evidence deposed, That about seven o-Clock in the Morning, having opened the Shop-Door, and while she was going to the back part of the Shop, the Prisoner took the Box, and that she turning her Head saw him go out of the Shop with it, and calling after him he was taken in the Street with the Box, &c. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact. But the Jury found him guilty of Felony.