State v. Bud Sipes & R. C. Melson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Bud Sipes & R. C. Melson
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
239
Notes / Description: 

Dfnts. were accused of the assault to commit murder in the first degree of Joe Matthews. Matthews' family ran a filling station "at the intersection of the Jackson and Bolivar road, what is known as the Steam Mill Ferry Road." After midnight on the night of May 31, 1931 a car of men drove up to a neighboring gas station, and before they left fired a shotgun blast at the Matthews' station, hitting the door jamb in which Joe was standing. In 2 folders.