Evidence Saved, Firebug is Convicted

Issue 23 and Volume 80.

Evidence Saved, Firebug is Convicted Sets Fire to Grocery Store Stock, After Saturating It and Building With Inflammable Oils—Firemen Checkmate Attempt GEORGE W. SMITH Sergeant, Arson Squad Fire Prevention Bureau, Detroit, Mich. THE following account shows to what lengths an incendiary will go in an effort to insure the success of his nefarious efforts. It also emphasizes the value of photography in the collection of evidence against the arsonist: An important arson case has just been closed in the city of Detroit, Mich., resulting in the conviction and punishment of the accused after a trial by jury. The following are the facts: The Arson Plot Fails About February 15 of this year, Nick Puglia, alias Bulia, 9645 Edgewood Avenue, Detroit, opened up a retail grocery store with a stock of Italian products at 9711 Knodell Street. The evidence seemed to prove that this was done with the express purpose of…

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