Leon Laughinghouse released from jail. No evidence found in case. Vanceboro, NC
ALLEGED DISTILLEIT GIVEN LIBERTY Judge Daniels Said There Was No Evidence Against Leon I.aughinghouse. HAS BEEN IN COUNTY JAIL Criminal Docket Disposed Of Yesterday At Noon. e-terday e-terday e-terday ii noon the last case on the criminal docket at the present term of Craven County Superior Court was taken and disposed of and the civil docket was taken up. Whit was thought to be one of the most interesting cases on the docket during the day turned out to be groundless groundless and was thrown out of court by Judge Daniels, this was the case i which Leon Laughinghouse, who resides resides near Vanceboro, was charged with operating an illicit distillery. It will be remembered that Sheriff Lane and several of his deputies a few weeks ago went to Laughinghouse's home, and on the premises found and confiscated an illicit distillery. Laughi. inghouso was brought to New Bers and placed n the county jail and has been incarcerated there since that time. When the case was called yesterday morning Judge Daniels was given the particulars and after hearing these decided that there was not sufficient evidence for the case to go to trial' and it was thrown out of court.