Homer Daughtery v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Homer Daughtery v. State
Case Date: 
1936
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Public Indecency

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
51
Notes / Description: 

Convicted of public profanity & assault. Mrs. Daughtery demanded that Sheriff Ed Tate make Homer go home with her. He would not. Police then heard Homer swearing & damning the law. Deputies John Fryar & Ben Cain testified that Homer assaulted them, but witnesses differed. Homer said police struck him. Testimony: Mrs. Daughtery, Tince Doyle, Earl Crisp, Groomer Jett, John Clift, Frank Gibson, Louie Armour, Phil Lynch & Luke Mallory. After arrest, Homer cursed all the way from Soddy to Chattanooga.