A. K. Edmonson v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. K. Edmonson v. State
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
15
Notes / Description: 

Defendant, a school teacher, is accused of carrying a pistol in public. According to witnesses, the defendant was in a heated exchange with a person named Brock who was a tenant on the defendants property. The defendant believed he was owed rent from Brock and had an attachment placed in the hands of Forrest Patrick who was deputized as a special officer. Patrick brought Brock to the home of Edmonson where the exchange occurred.