A Want Spoils Perfection

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.

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