Gid Rideout v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Gid Rideout v. State
Case Date: 
1892
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
18
Notes / Description: 

George Lahue testified that he witnessed the plaintiff in the woods shooting at a tree with a pistol. The plaintiff states that he has not carried a pistol in ten years and was using a rifle to shoot the tree. The plaintiff further notes that he was previously attacked by Lahue for charging him with stealing. Several witnesses testified to Lahue's poor character.