State v. Arthur Tolbert

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Arthur Tolbert
Case Date: 
1921
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Defiling a Minor

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
0
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Arthur Tolbert was convicted of "violating the age of consent" by having sexual intercourse with Leah Bivins, a girl below legal age. File also includes a notarized statement to the effect that Tolbert confessed to the crime in his church. Leah Bivins's parents were Tom and Belle (Arnold) Bivens. File includes testimony from her grandmother, Mandie Arnold, and uncle David Bivens.