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UNKNOWN. When goods have been stolen from some person unknown, they may be so described in the indictment; but if the owner be really known, an indictment alleging the property to belong to some person unknown is improper. 2 East's P. C. 651 1 Hale, P. C. 512; Holt's N. P. C. 596 S. C. 3 Eng. Common Law Rep. 191; 8 C. & P. 773. Vide Indictment; Quidam.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The two men, <Bidentified as Dorian Walker-Gaines, left, and Dillan Thompson, pose for a selfie they unknowingly uploaded to an iCloud account, made with Randy Schaefer's stolen iPad holding money they allegedly took from his vehicle.
San Diego detectives are investigating a woman who claims to have unknowingly transported 30 pounds of marijuana across the Mexican border.
Poltergeist BBC1, 12.20pm Craig T Nelson plays the father who unknowingly moves his family to a haunted house, built on a Native American burial ground.
The research also showed that nearly two thirds, or 64 per cent of people, from the region put themselves at risk of unknowingly breaking the law by not reading up on the laws of the country they are visiting before jetting off.
Many of the victims were unknowingly convinced to open bank accounts for the gang's criminal use.
So infectious are the tunes that after just one listen even the most reserved feminists may find themselves unknowingly singing about "tight jeans" "double Ds" and "daisy dukes".
He is aided, at first unknowingly, by a brilliant hacker, Lisbeth, an asocial punk with bisexual tendencies, a hair trigger temper and good reason for being predisposed to violence.
He then unknowingly stored the material in his flat in Dublin until gardai broke down his front door and arrested him.
ALMOST a quarter of skiers are unknowingly taking to the slopes still drunk from the night before, a survey showed.
Two school children between the age of 10 and 13 years were killed when a hand grenade they were playing with unknowingly exploded at a village in southeastern Paktika province on Monday, residents said.
Her comment was something like, "Another one who [lets] smells take them to another place." I'm not sure if this is the case with every hunter, but I've unknowingly passed it down to my seven-year-old son when he says, "Dad, it smells like the mountains where we scout deer."