Charlie Lyle v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Charlie Lyle v. State
Case Date: 
1903
Court Origin: 
Circuit Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Larceny

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
6
Notes / Description: 

State convicted Charlie Lyle and John Leek for stealing $20 from Charley White. Lyle approached White who was holding a pocket knife, betting White that he could not open the knife. While White fiddled with the knife, Lyle took his "pocketbook" and ran off with it.