Oscar Ladd v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Oscar Ladd v. State
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault

Database - TN Research:

County:

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

Oscar Ladd is accused of beating deputy sheriff C. W. Watts with a flashlight. Ladd came to the jail and baited Watts to follow him into the country where he seems to have been ambushed by members of the Ladd family. Guns were pulled, but Ladd beat Watts' arm causing him to drop his weapon.