State v. Andrew Hopkins

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Andrew Hopkins
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Larceny, Grand

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
60
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Hopkins was accused of breaking into a store house belonging to A. L. Comer. He was accused of stealing from the store house and carrying away goods he took from inside. These goods included shovels, fabric, coats, and boots. Hopkins was identified as a black man by witnesses. Major evidence included mud found in Hopkin's shoe tread that matched footprints found near the crime scene.