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Tag: FBI Most Wanted

Mug Shot Monday! Ruth Eisemann-Schier, 1968

On December 28, 1968, Ruth Eisemann-Schier became the first woman to claim a spot on the notorious FBI Most Wanted list when she and her then boyfriend, Gary Stephen Krist, kidnapped the daughter of a millionaire and demanded a $500,000 ransom. The 26-year-old and her boyfriend buried Barbara Mackle outside of Atlanta in a coffin […]

Mug Shot Monday! George Edward Cole, 1957

George Edward Cole George Edward Cole shot and killed a San Francisco Police Sergeant during a hold-up of a tavern on Dec. 30, 1956. He was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted List on Feb. 25, 1957. He was captured two years later in Des Moines, Iowa after a citizen identified his girlfriend, Yvonne Conley, […]

Mug Shot Monday! William Hutton Coble, 1964

William Hutton Coble was an escaped fugitive who got into a running gun battle with police after robbing a bank in Charlotte, North Carolina. While fleeing police, he dropped the stolen loot, shot a woman in the leg to steal her car, then turned down a dead end street where he surrendered after a shoot-out […]

Mug Shot Monday! Kenneth “Screwdriver” Cindle

Kenneth Eugene Cindle, 48, aka “Screwdriver,” was named to the FBI’s Most Wanted List on Dec. 23, 1960 following the shotgun hold-up of a Wichita, Kansas restaurant that netted him and a partner, $236. The partner was quickly captured in Amarillo, Texas. The FBI circular said he was an avid gambler, heavy smoker, and heavy […]

Mug Shot Monday! Kenneth Christiansen, 1964

. Kenneth Malcom Christianson – 1964, FBI Most Wanted, Escaped convict Kenneth Malcolm Christiansen, was a tall, tattooed California prison escapee who engaged in a “white collar” holdups,  was  added to the FBI’s list of “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” on July 27, 1964. On Christmas Eve, 1963, Kevin Malcolm Christiansen escaped from the California Institution […]