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Post : Early Mugshot: Sarah Ann Cooper, Door Knob Thief
URL : http://jonathanturley.org/2018/06/14/early-mugshot-sarah-ann-cooper-door-knob-thief/
Posted : June 14, 2018 at 12:01 AM
Author : jonathanturley
Categories : Criminal law

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/news/2018/06/12/TELEMMGLPICT000166106038_trans_NvBQzQNjv4Bqa6oZItsWUD6aC-IFvQDgnCpuWpmREgwQ0cTrKLHmBso.jpeg?imwidth=480 As we discussed yesterday ( https://jonathanturley.org/2018/06/13/first-ever-mugshot-in-britain-released-isaac-ellery-cushion-thief/ ) , the West Midlands Police just released a collection of early mugshots from their archives this month, including what is believed to be the oldest mugshot in British history ( https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/news/5248/historic-police-custody-photos-show-crooks-caught-160-years-ago ) . We previously discussed Isaac Ellery, who was convicted in March 1853 of stealing "gig' cushions. Today's Victorian convict is Sarah Ann Cooper, who was charged with stealing bells and door knobs in September 1861.

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