William Leard Arrested
Source: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Wisconsin February 28, 1888
William Leard, residing in Sheboygan township, was arrested for an alleged assault upon Alma Carns, the ten
years old step-daughter of Henry Fessler, of Sheboygan. In the complaint it is stated that the attempted outrage
took place upon the 18th of the present month. The defendant, who is about sixty-five years of age, claims that the charge
is an attempt at blackmail. The preliminary hearing has been set for March 7.
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