Bill Creason

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Bill Creason - Robert "Bud" Branning, 23-year- old parolee...
Robert "Bud" Branning, 23-year- old parolee from the Hutchinson reformatory, who has been making his home at Gas City, and Bill Creason, 20, of 401 South Second, were arrested Saturday evening local police and sheriff's officers on a tip furnished by men who had seen them with scrap tires in their possession. The Rev. Carl Swanson, state parole parole officer, said today that Branning's Branning's parole will be immediately revoked, and that he will return the reformatory to finish out his full sentence. WiU Get Maximum ( County Judge A. M. Dunlap, released released Creason this morning under a $500 bond, asserted that he will get the maximum sentence if he is convicted convicted at his trial, set for July 6. "There will be no leniency shown to tire thieves in this court for the duration of the war." Judge Dunlap commented today. "Tire; stealing a double offense these d^ys. in that It is both a crime against the regular regular written law. and also a hindrance to our war effort. The ^ full maximum maximum penalty will apply in every case." Creason made a full written confession confession to the police implicating Branning following his arrest Saturday Saturday night, and Branning also admitted admitted his part in the robberies later.

Clipped from The Iola Register29 Jun 1942, MonPage 1

The Iola Register (Iola, Kansas)29 Jun 1942, MonPage 1
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