Noise complaint

On one such night, between Tuesday and Wednesday, 3 July 1900, at about three in the morning, Constable ____ of the Heidelberg Police was summoned to the Marktplatz to answer a noise complaint. He intercepted the perpetrator on the Hauptstraße and issued the following summons :

"The aforesaid ____ is accused of of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. On the basis of paragraph 360 of the Municipal Code, a fine of 5 Marks will be assessed against him. He must also pay costs. Failure to appear and pay the fine carries a jail sentence of two days."

He appeared at the police station on Friday and paid his five marks and court costs of 20 pfennigs. He was issued a copy of his summons and a receipt.