Category Archives: burglary

Crooks Chased from Red Lion to York by Police and Farmers in a Trolley Car

“ARREST MAN AFTER TEN MILE CHASE–FIND HATCHET AND SEARCHLIGHT.” So screamed front page headlines in the April 20, 1908 York Gazette. What was the crime?

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York Detective Arrests Juvenile Jewel Thief

York Chief of Detectives Charles S. White celebrated Lincoln’s Birthday a hundred years ago by jailing a jewel thief named Harry St. Clair. White went to Baltimore to pick up the 16-year-old criminal, who had been arrested there. The Gazette … Continue reading

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