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Tuesday 19 October 1954, The Sydney Morning Herald


Seventeen additional charges were laid against Stanley William David Hall, 19, cook, an alleged R.A.A.F. absentee, when he appeared at Armidale Court of Petty Sessions to-day.

He appeared on remand on a charge of breaking into the Fivedock home of Henry John Foster and stealing goods valued at £600.

New charges against Hall included 10 of burglary at Burwood, Strathfield, Concord, Eastwood, and Fivedock. and housebreaking at Haberfield and Fivedock.

He also was charged with dangerous driving on New England Highway, driving without a licence, driving away a car at Belmont, stealing golf sticks and other goods valued at £100 from a car, and being in possession of a motor car knowing it to have been stolen.


Sergeant F. W. Collings said that Hall had admitted all the offences except that relating to the golf sticks.

Hall, who was arrested on Wednesday night after a motor accident on the New England Highway, limped into court on a badly twisted ankle.

At Hall’s previous appearance in court on Friday, Sergeant Collings said that a 15 year-old girl passenger in the car had been detained in Glen Innes Hospital.

Hall was remanded until Thursday.

Sergeant Collings said that he would appear at Belmont Court on Friday and in Sydney on Monday.

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