Thomas File, of Elham, appeared to a summons for assaulting Sergeant Koy, K.C.C., at Elham, on the 3Ist May last. Some disturbance took place at the New Inn, Elham, on that night, and the police were called in. Sergeant Koy seized a man there named Henry Castle, and was struggling with him in the passage to get him out of the door, when the defendant went up behind him and knocked his cap off, The sergeant managed to get Castle out of doors, and the defendant then again got behind him, and struck him twice with his fist, and ran away. Defendant was fined 10s. and 14s. costs.—Thomas Castle, a brother of Henry Castle, was charged with resisting the police in the execution of their duty, at the same time, and was fined 5s. and 9s. costs.—Henry Castle was also charged with assaulting at the same time, Mr. 'Jesse Godden, the land-lord of the New Inn. Defendant was fined 2s. 6d. and 10s. costs.
Kentish Gazette - Tuesday 06 June 1865