The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) > 1914 > January > 25
Fails to Indict for Kidnapping
Houghton Grand Jury Probes Forcible Deportation of Moyer
Prosecutor explains law
Tells Inquisitors, That Statute Does Not Apply, as Men Were Not Taken from States or Imprisoned, Although Assaulted.
Houghton Mich. Jan . 24
Four other "no true" bills were reported. One was in the case of John Lavers, the deputy sheriff, who was charged with shooting Margaret Fazekas at Kearsarge during the Labor Day disturbances. Another exonerated Isaac Grasonovich and Thomas Rossman of the murder of Harry Jane at Painesdale on Dec. 7. Jane was one of the three nonunion men who were shot to death in their beds by means of rifles in the hands of unknown persons outside of the house.
Peter Honkek , who was charged with shooting George Gregorich on Nov. 7 also was exonerated in the fourth no true bill. In the fifth bill nine strikers, who were charged with assault on John Lavers, the deputy sheriff mentioned in the first bill, on Sept. 7, were cleared. One felony indictment was returned , but it will not be made public until and arrest has been made
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