A. L. Shipley v. Town of Jonesboro

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. L. Shipley v. Town of Jonesboro
Case Date: 
1934
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Resisting an officer

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
22
Notes / Description: 

Shipley was arrested for public drunkenness while walking downtown with his daughter. He pled not guilty, saying that no warrant had been issued for his arrest and that the $50.00 fine was excessive. Shipley also claimed that the arresting officer attempted to humiliate him in his daughter's presence. The officer stated that Shipley resisted arrest.