Month: April 2016

George Wheale, “Susp. Breaking”, 9 July 1937

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George Wheale was innocent. He was picked up on Long avenue after a report that the window of the state liquor store had been smashed, and was released after police discovered that the damage had been done by a wheel that had somehow come off a car. The possibility of the arrest resulting from a police officer mishearing “a wheel” as “George Wheale” is entertaining, but unlikely. George worked for Standard Steel Spring, part of […]