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REDDING APPEAL. (09/30/57)

September 30, 1957

REDDING APPEAL.


Appeal, No. 212, Oct. T., 1957, from order of Municipal Court of Philadelphia, Juvenile Division, No. 127684, in the matter of John Redding, an alleged delinquent. Order affirmed.

COUNSEL

William J. Woolston, for appellant.

Benjamin H. Renshaw, Jr., Asistant District Attorney, with him Thomas M. Reed, Assistant District Attorney, Juanita Kidd Stout, Assistant District Attorney, James N. Lafferty, First Assistant District Attorney, and Victor H. Blanc, District Attorney, for appellee.

Before Rhodes, P.j., Hirt, Gunther, Wright, Woodside, Ervin, and Watkins, JJ.

Author: Rhodes

[ 184 Pa. Super. Page 353]

OPINION BY RHODES, P.J.

This is an appeal from an order of the Juvenile Division of the Municipal Court of Philadelphia revoking the probation of John Redding, who had previously been adjudged a delinquent, and committing him to The Glen Mills Schools. Our scope of review is broad. Act of June 2, 1933, P.L. 1433, § 15, 11 PS § 257; Ciammaichella Appeal, 369 Pa. 278, 85 A.2d 406; Com. ex rel. Harry v. Eastridge, 374 Pa. 172, 177, 97 A.2d 350.

[ 184 Pa. Super. Page 354]

See, also, Rinker Appeal, 180 Pa. Superior Ct. 143, 149, 117 A.2d 780.

The pertinent facts appear in the following excerpts from the opinion of Judge MILLEN:

"John Redding was born on June 25, 1942, and is presently fourteen years of age. He was first adjudged a delinquent, on October 10, 1953. This resulted from his involvement in an affray in which another boy was shot. He was placed on 'strict' probation.

"On May 22, 1954, he was charged with violation of the Uniform Firearms Act, and on June 4, 1954, his probation was continued. ...

"... on March 16, 1955, he was involved in a gang fight in which a boy was stabbed. On April 22, 1955, at a hearing before President Judge HAZEL BROWN, he was ... adjudged delinquent on the charge of ...


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