The Gangsters: Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd - Modern Day Robin Hood or Notorious Killer?
Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd ... The Roaring 20’s was a time of great celebration and independence, but in Oklahoma, it was also a time of bootleggers, outlaws, and gangsters. Floyd's image changed during the last 5 years of his life. He was always known as a local “Robin Hood”, but after he gained national attention, he vaulted to the status of “hero” to the common man.
Pretty Boy Floyd, The Kansas City Massacre, and His MURDER By the F.B.I.
At twenty one years, Charles was arrested for a payroll robbery in St. Louis, and from there he was sentenced to serve five years in prison. When Charles was paroled, he famously vowed that he'd never see the inside of another prison; and is nearly always the case, Charles had received no sort of rehabilitation, and he'd certainly found himself in a position where he could only go on, and become even more the criminal than he was before.