Capture of Bushrangers
7 August 1857
It appears that the police on hearing of the late outrage at Mullengandra, reported in our last, divided themselves into parties, and went in pursuit of the offenders.
On Sunday Corporal Xennett and Constable Morendy succeeded in coming up with the bushrangers, who were preparing to camp near Jingellick.
The party consisted of two men and a youth, and their names are James Gordon, Thomas Brown, and John Jones.
They carried two loaded double-barrelled guns and a large bowie-knife, but offered no resistance when taken into custody.
On searching them the constable found the clothes and money taken from Robertson, also two watches answering the description of the watches stolen from two travellers near Hexham, in Victoria, by three persons who tied their victims to trees, and there left them.
The men were brought into Albury on Thursday, and will appear before the Bench as soon as the necessary witnesses can be collected.