1900 dec 4 koch, richard

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1900 dec 4 koch, richard - tn- ; Albert-. morn- Kustt- an outline, of...
tn- ; Albert-. morn- Kustt- an outline, of which has already appeared in The Enquires. "DICK" KOCH, A Badly Wanted InsHvtdaal. latndad at Akron. Ohio. Word was received at police headquarters last night that Dick Koch, known as Richard J. Koch, alias Coach, alias George M. X. Allen, alias J. B. Dixon, alias D. J. Cameron, alias Dick Allen, waa arrested yesterday st Akron. Ohio. Koch hss been wanted In thla city for many a moon, and Is reputed one of the most darurerous swindlers In the oountry. At one time he had rooms n the Hulbert Block. on Vine street, wher be operated a fake detective agency. When arrested he claimed to be connected with the OUklnaon Detective Agency. He had been in Akron abou three weeka under the name of George Sherman, having- been employed by ths county to collect evidence in the Akron riot case. Just previous to his arrest he had drawn $150 from the County Treasurer there, and it is believed was about to get out of that part of th stat when Detective Parker, of Cleveland, dropped into town and arrested htm. taking him to that city to answer a charge of sna king- fraudulent as of tbe maJIs. I-ast spring he was engaged by th Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company to collect evidence against ticket swindlers. He is allegred to have sent In fake reports, and It was not until after ha had drawn tLOMS from th company that they found out they were being- swindled. Th day they war about to have him arrested b disappeared. Koch Is said to bo wanted In this city for btg-asay. He hss "done time." havma-been release a from th JoMat Penitentiary In leas. HI operation bars extended all ever th country. Tb B. and O. had offered a reward of tif) for hla arrest, and DtoUv Parker wfll reosir this aunotmt y- of a aa

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 04 Dec 1900, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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