Racket Book ‘Library’ Causes Man’s Arrest

Camden Courier-Post – February 8, 1938

Joseph Spada, 24, of 312 Royden Street, was arrested on suspicion by Detective Thomas Murphy yesterday when Murphy said he found 72 blank numbers racket books in Spada’s automobile.

Murphy asked Public Safety Director Kobus for an opinion whether Spada could be held on this evidence for a lottery charge. If he cannot, Murphy said, the man will be released.


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