From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/24/1862, p. 1, c. 4
Cage Cases. – The following arrests have been made by the city police since Saturday: Thomas Alexander, for stealing a shawl, worth $20, from Charles DeKan; William Pitts, at half-past 2 o'clock Sunday morning, for being in possession of a large chisel, and acting suspiciously; Madison Griffin, for forging the name of John Griffin and obtaining $15 from Richard Reins, Tom, slave of A. Hill & Co., for having in his possession a piece of sole leather, canvas, and one pair of shoes, supposed to be stolen.
The under mentioned soldiers, taken by the Watch, were sent to Castle Thunder to be returned to their regiments: Harman L. Seay, drunk and sitting on the street; Charles Alexander, drunk and lying on the sidewalk; Wm. Masengale, John Robertson, and Henry Mitchell, for disorderly conduct in the Varieties theatre.