This Day In History: 1930-03-08
The was a busy Saturday for Chief Smith of the Hohokus Township Police. At 10:00 AM he raided a card game at the American Brake Shoe Plant. He arrested fourteen men. At 3:00 PM he was a guard at the Savings and Lean Board meeting. While there he got a call from the State Troopers to go with them while they raided a still in Masonicus. At 5:00 PM they went to a barn back of Anthony Dubenz’s. The Police Record Book reads laconically: “Found a still. Knocked it off and notified prosecutor’s Office.” He returned from the raid to escort William King to the Ramsey Bank with the funds from the Savings and Loan. At 10:10 he received a complaint from Mike Romanski that there was a fight on his street, Brook St. Smith went down there to investigate “No one fighting” he recorded in his blotter.