January 1850 watches stolen in Arbroath. Police Superintendent Richard Moxey asks McLevy to keep an eye out. Some time passes, and in Smith’s Close two me are apprehended – Alexander Clark and James Mitchell. They are sent to Dundee. Information comes to Richard Moxey that the thieves were residing in a tavern run by Mrs Walker. This was in Smith’s close and McLevy recovers the property. Clark gets seven years and Mitchell 18 months as a resetter.