Convicted of stealing. The jury could not decide whether Nellie Cassidy was guilty of 'stealing a lady's costume', or if she had merely acted as a fence, and so a special verdict 'that she was guilty of one or the other' was entered.
James Collins was arrested in Omaha on May 1897 for burglary. According to the police record, Collins escaped and was rearrested. The Omaha tailor was sent to the Nebraska State Prison on March 1898 to serve a five-year sentence.