Man Receives Fine in Sugar Report Case

Earl J. Jacobs received a fine and suspended sentence in U. S. District Court today for failing to file reports of large sugar sale as ordered by the U. S. Treasury Department. Jacobs was found guilty of this rare charge by a jury on Wednesday. He was charged with disposing of 150 pounds of sugar from his Pontiact supermarket without filing the proper report. Jacob … Continue reading Man Receives Fine in Sugar Report Case

Jury Says Store Operator Violated U. S. Restriction

By EUGENE B. SLOANStaff Writer A Pontiac supermarket operator, Earl J. Jacobs, was convicted Wednesday of failing to file a required return on the dispotion of a quantity of sugar. Jacobs’ two-day trial ended at 3 p.m. in U. S. District Court here when the jury returned with the guilty verdict. The trail had been in progress since Tuesday afternoon. U. S. District Judge Charles … Continue reading Jury Says Store Operator Violated U. S. Restriction

Pontiac Store Owner Goes On Trail in Sugar Case

By EUGENE B. SLOANStaff Writer Earl J. Jacobs, a Pontiac store owner, went on trail Tuesday in U. S. District court here on a charge that he failed to make a required return on the disposition of a quantity of sugar. The case is brought under a U. S. Treasury Department regulation requiring stores under a “demand letter” to file a return on each disposition … Continue reading Pontiac Store Owner Goes On Trail in Sugar Case

U. S. Court Term Begins

By ANNE MARSHALLRecord Staff Writer Two jury trails are scheduled to get under way Tuesday in U. S. District Court here. District Attorney Terrell Glenn indicated this morning that the first case to be called Tuesday will be that of Cecil C. Small and Charles Ray Johnson who have entered the pleas of innocent to charges of theft of goods moving in interstate commerce. The … Continue reading U. S. Court Term Begins