“[S]ome very officious person complained of him [Joseph Smith] as a disorderly person, and brought him before the authorities of the county; but there being no cause for action he was honorably acquit[t]ed.”
Oliver Cowdery, Latter-Day Saints’ Messenger & Advocate – Volume II. No. 1. Whole No. 13 (Kirtland, OH: Smith-Petit Foundation, October 1835), 201.
[NOTE: Joseph was convicted in 1826. Read the transcript HERE]