Cincinnati Enquirer 8 Jun 1922
on THEFT OF NEWSPAPER Causes Tine To Be Assessed Petit Larceny Charg-a. William Jacobs, SO years old, 742 West Ninth street wss fined $5 and costs in Police Court yesterday by Judge Joaeph H. Woeate on a charge of petit larceny. Jacob, was alleged to havo stolen a morning newspaper from a ddbrstep at fi West Ninth stroi-L Police .Court Prosecutor Chauncey Pichel Informed the Court that It was not the Intrinsic value of the newa-paper stolen, but the undesirable precedent established that had prompted the prosecution of Jacobs. When a man finds his morning newspaper gone his whole dsy is spoiled." said Prosecutor Pichel. Jacobs was arrested by Patrolman Ebbers. of the First District who with Frank C. Hoeffer, a carrier, had laid in wnlt for him. Hoeffer teat! fled that newspapers he hsd delivered at the West Ninth street addreas had been missed several mornings.