Lee Emory Downs - U.S. prisoner was returned to prison for burglary attempt of Colombian consulate in San Francisco, after his parole in 1968; was arrested April 7, 1950 with weapons, dynamite and fuses at a Daytona Beach, Florida trailer park; was charged August 3, 1948 with unlawful flight; had robbed a telephone company office in San Jose, California, June 3, 1948; an expert safecracker and skilled holdup man in three Pacific Coast states
Whitey Bulger: What investigators found inside the mobster's home
Boston mobster and fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger worked as an FBI informant throughout the 1980s, providing information about Boston's Angiulo crime family while evading arrest. Bulger had been on the FBI's 10 most wanted fugitive list and the agency had offered a $2-million reward for his arrest.
Florida Teen Arrested For Same-Sex Relationship Rejects Plea Bargain
Florida Teen Arrested For Same-Sex Relationship Rejects Plea Bargain If convicted, Kaitlyn Hunt faces up to 15 years in prison and registration for life as a sex offender. After rejecting the plea bargain the Hunt family released this statement:
Donna Jou (19) went missing in June 2007 after she left her home on the back of a motorcycle with John Burgess, a man she met on Craigslist. Police eventually found Burgess in Florida, and he was sentenced to three years in prison for failing to register as a sex offender. He refused to speak to authorities about Jou's disappearance. On March 17, 2009 the State of California charged Burgess (a three times convicted sex offender) for the disappearance of Donna Jou.
Santo Trafficante, Jr. (November 15, 1914 – March 17, 1987) was one of the last of the old-time Mafia bosses in the United States. He allegedly controlled organized criminal operations in Florida and Cuba, which had previously been consolidated from several rival gangs by his father, Santo Trafficante, Sr. Reputedly the most powerful mafioso in Batista-era Cuba, he never served time in a United States prison.
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of murdering eight people in Miami-Dade County in the late 1970s was executed Monday night at the Florida State Prison, despite his lawyers' pleas that he was too mentally ill to be put to death.John Errol Ferguson, 65, died at 6:17 p.m., following a lethal injection.The execution came less than two hours after
Helmut Oberlander was a member of a notorious Nazi death squad that executed 91,678 people in southern Russia. After WWII, he emigrated to Canada and became a citizen. Due to his past, Canadian authorities started a denaturalization & deportation process against him in 1995, causing him to flee to the US. He was found Florida by the OSI’s Eli Rosenbaum & returned to Canada on 5/8/1995. Canada revoked his citizenship. He is on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war…
RICHARD RODRIGUEZ Unlawful Flight to Avoid Confinement - Murder Computer-aged Photograph 1996 Richard Rodriguez was convicted of the execution-style murder of a man on April 16, 1972. The victim was scheduled to be a witness in a trial when he was killed. When Rodriguez was arrested, he was in possession of numerous weapons. He was sentenced to life in prison and was incarcerated in the California Department of Corrections, He escaped on December 30, 1978.
Pearl Hart, née Taylor, (c. 1871 – after 1928) was a Canadian-born outlaw of the American Old West. She committed one of the last recorded stagecoach robberies in the United States; her crime gained notoriety primarily because of her gender. Many details of Hart's life are uncertain with available reports being varied and often contradictory.
Federal Bureau of Investigation Philadelphia Division (War On Drugs) Hazleton Man Charged with Drug Trafficking Offense The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today the filing of a criminal information charging SANTIAGO GUERRERO-NOVA, age 31, of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, with distributing heroin on August 28, 2013.