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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1803, Sunday, October 17, 1830.

Apprehension of the Ringleader in the Mutiny of the Cyprus.

On Friday a person came to the Queen-square office at an early hour, to give information of the retreat of this man. The officers with but little difficulty got into the house, and found him in a room up stairs, and took him into custody. He had on a shoemaker's leather apron, and beside him lay his working tools. On being questioned he said he was a shoemaker, and he was not aware of any offense that he had committed. The officers now called up the landlady of the house, and she said that the prisoner had taken a room in her house at the rent of 3s. per week, but she did not know what business he had in the room he was found in, as that belonged to her son-in-law, who was a shoemaker, and the tools were his. The prisoner trembled excessively, and said his name was Watson; and after searching the prisoner's own room, three pawnbroker's tickets were found: one of them was for a quadrant, pledged in the name of William Waldon, a few days ago; another was for a telescope: and the third was for a coat. On the prisoner being brought to the office he was found exactly to correspond with the description given of Captain Waldon, alias Swallow, alias Walker, alias Todd, and was identified as being transported from this country by the name of Swallow. The prisoner was then taken into an outer room, and on being closely examined a scar was found on his right arm, and also a small scar on the chin and nose, as described in the Hue and Cry. The circumstances having been communicated to the magistrates, they ordered him to be remanded, and in the mean time he was to be taken to the Thames police to be identified.