Daily Alta California (San Francisco, California) - October 8, 1884
The Criminal Courts
In the Police Court yesterday Charles Elliott, the hero of the recent indecent assault in the drunk cell of the City Prison, was held for trial for sodomy, with bail set at $2,000, and Yung Ah Chow was held in a similar amount for assault with a deadly weapon. In Department No. 12 of the Superior Court, Mary Dubreul was convicted of grand larceny, and August Wunderlich was put on trial for shooting Bedarf. The session of No. 11 was occupied with impaneling a jury to try Wm. Mahoney for the murder of Wm. G. Hale, in March last. In Department 1, Vangela Apostola was acquitted of sodomy, and the following informations were filed: Frederick Beck and Philip Will, two charges of burglary each; Catherine Fowler, grand larceny; Wm. Clark, assault to muder; John Donnelly, assault with a deadly weapon; James Andison, robbery; Wm. mercer, forgery.
Daily Alta California (San Francisco, California) - December 2, 1884
Charles Elliott, arrested while in a cell in the City Prison for drunkenness, on a charge of committing an infamous crime against nature, was convicted of the latter offence in Judge Ferral's Court yesterday.
Daily Alta California (San Francisco, California) - December 7, 1884
Charles Elliott, the City Prison trusty, convicted of sodomy, was sentenced by Superior Judge Ferral yesterday morning to four years in San Quentin.