Tag: Bernard Bertman

  • Gun Toter Fined $150 After Leniency Plea

    Gun Toter Fined $150 After Leniency Plea

    Camden Courier-Post – March 12, 1930 Found guilty of carrying a gun, Richard H. Morrow, 24, of 2319 Howell Street, as fined $150 by Judge Shay in Criminal Court yesterday. He will be permitted to pay the fine in installments. The fine was imposed after a plea for leniency was made by Morrow’s attorney, Bernard…

  • Girl Tells of Leap to Escape Captor

    Girl Tells of Leap to Escape Captor

    Camden Courier-Post – January 31, 1928 Youth Accused by Child of Luring Into House is Held for Trial After little 10-year-old Mamie Zimmie, 1181 Morton Street, finished telling a story of how she had been lured into a house, and had escaped by leaping to the ground from a porch roof. Police Judge Bernard Bertman…

  • ‘Chick Hunt’s Girl’ Gone

    Camden Courier-Post – January 25, 1928 Husband Dismissed When Brunette of Sixth Ward Shooting Fails To Appear in Court Back into the notice of Camden’s Police Court, but not into its courtroom, Katherine Rosalie came today. The attractive 23-year-old brunette “who was known as “Chick Hunt‘s girl” during the investigation of the Sixth Ward Republican…

  • Dealer Denies Thieves Took Slot Machine

    Dealer Denies Thieves Took Slot Machine

    Camden Evening Courier – January 20, 1928 Bertman Doubts His Story After He ‘Shifts’ Loot to Cigars Is liable to a fine on gambling machine Grand Jury Probe is Hinted by Judge – Reporter Takes Stand Lewis Shectman changed his story in police court today and declared that it was only a box of cigars,…

  • Battle Echo of Murder at Club

    Battle Echo of Murder at Club

    Camden Evening Courier – January 18, 1928 Mrs. Rosalie and Her Rival for ‘Chick’ Hunt Describe Event in Court Pretty, piquant Katherine Rosalie – for love of whom men are declared to have fought to the death in the rooms of the Sixth Ward Republican Club, today waged her own fight against her self-avowed rival…

  • Murder Motive at G.O.P. Club Splits Sleuths

    Murder Motive at G.O.P. Club Splits Sleuths

    Camden Evening Courier – January 16, 1928 County Detectives Contend Philadelphia Gangster Was Slain in Quarrel Over Woman Police Claim Hold-up Attempt Caused Fight Deven Charged with Crime, Flannery and Taxi Driver Held Without Bail With city and county authorities definitely divided on the motive and circumstance if the Sixth Ward Republican Club slaying, Joseph…

  • Boxer, Sayrs’ Aide Nabbed in Tipsy Row

    Boxer, Sayrs’ Aide Nabbed in Tipsy Row

    Camden Courier-Post – January 2, 1928 Bertman Frees Both After Police Tell of Fuss at Brewer’s Cafe Mickey Blair, Camden pugilist, and Thomas Schneider, secretary to Commissioner William D. Sayrs. Jr., started the New Year by getting drunk and becoming both abusive and pugnacious when ordered away from Horace Brewer‘s restaurant on Market street, it…

  • Voodoo Man Confesses Bigamy

    Voodoo Man Confesses Bigamy

    Camden Courier – April 10, 1925 Cops Discover Secret Vault, Baby Skeleton Police investigating the “voodoo den” of H.H. Hyghcock, 413-15 Liberty Street, whose arrest on suspicion of murder made several important discoveries today. They are: When informed of the finding of the supposed vault, Director Tempest instructed Captain Gordon to “tear it out if…