State v. William V. Saunders

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. William V. Saunders
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
28
Notes / Description: 

Saunders was accused of unlawfully carrying a pistol, but plead not guilty. He was charged with simultaneously carrying a belt pistol, a pocket pistol, and a revolver. The case argues that only police officers could carry fire arms at the time.