Archive for 'Mug Shot Monday'
Mug Shot Monday! Woodrow Wilson Clark, 1944
Woodrow Wilson “Whitey” Clark On the morning of Jan. 15, 1944, in a small shack at the back of the Dillon Sign Shop at E1806 Sprague, police inspected a gruesome murder scene. Four people hacked and mutilated by a hatchet. Two victims, T.P. Dillon and Jane Staples, were dead. Flora Dillon died a few days […]
Posted: August 8th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1940s, Execution, Mass Murders, Murder, Washington State
Mug Shot Monday! Michael Wayne Evans, 1977
During the summer of 1977, Elvira Guerrero, 36, and Mario Alvarado Garza, 28, were deeply in love with plans to soon get married. After attending services at the Second Mexican Baptist Church in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas–where Elvira played the piano, and Mario, a Mexican national, had just been baptized earlier that […]
Posted: August 1st, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Murder, Texas
Mug Shot Monday! Azel D. Galbraith, 1904
Azel D. Galbraith Between the years of 1898 and 1904, Azel D. Galbraith was working his way up the ladder in Colorado’s mining industry as a bookkeeper and manager. He was held in high esteem and his name occasionally appeared in Colorado newspapers. Although he was married with a young son, his success went to […]
Posted: July 18th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1900-1919, Colorado, Filicide, Love Triangle, Wife Killer
Mug Shot Monday! Nannie Hutchinson & son, Charles, 1903
On November 1, 1903, Eli Feasel disappeared from his farm south west of Bostwick, Nebraska, about 15 miles east of Red Cloud. His housekeeper, Nannie Hutchinson, said he went to visit his son in Kansas City. Feasel’s brother, Thomas, grew suspicious when inquiries found no trace of Eli. Investigation led to the arrest of the […]
Posted: May 23rd, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1900-1919, Murder, Nebraska, Women
Mug Shot Monday! Bert Martin, Horse Thief, 1900
Bert Martin, Horse thief, 1900/01 In October 1900, ranch hand Bert Martin went on trial for stealing horses in Springview, Nebraska, the county seat of Keya Paha County. During his trial, he was supported by his wife and step-child, as well as his widowed-mother. On October 13, he was found guilty and sentenced to serve […]
Posted: March 28th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1900-1919, Nebraska, Petty Crimes, Women
Mug Shot Monday! Jay Kelly Pinkerton, 1979, Texas, Executed 1986
Jay Kelly Pinkerton Warning: This story contains graphic content, near the end. Jay Kelly Pinkerton was executed by the state of Texas on May 15, 1986, for the rape and murder of two women. On October 26, 1979, Pinkerton entered the Amarillo home of David and Sarah Lawrence between the hours of 9:30 and 11:30 […]
Posted: March 14th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, bizarre, Execution, Psychopath, Sex Crimes, Texas
Mug Shot Monday! Sgt. John Reid, 1906
On the evening of May 13, 1906, a violent confrontation occurred between the African American members of Troop B, Tenth United States Cavalry Regiment stationed at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, and the townspeople of nearby Crawford, Nebraska. A year before, Crawford City Marshal Arthur Moss and Sergeant John Reid of Troop B had come close to […]
Posted: March 7th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1900-1919, Nebraska
Mug Shot Monday! Wilburn Barton, 1921
During the early morning hours of December 8, 1921, Wilburn Barton, 19, and his older brother, Milton, 22, robbed and tortured an elderly couple in their farm house in western Iron County, Missouri. The Barton brothers tied Bud Osborne to his bed with bailing wire, murdered him, and then set the house on fire. His […]
Posted: February 22nd, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1920s, Murder
Mug Shot Monday! Charles ‘Chucky’ Rumbaugh, 1975
Charles Rumbaugh’s minor notoriety as a killer and criminal only came after he committed the murder that put him on Texas death row. On April 4, 1975, Rumbaugh shot and killed an Amarillo jewelry store owner, fifty-eight-year-old Michael Fiorillo, during a robbery. When he was arrested the next day, he pulled a gun on the […]
Posted: February 8th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Murder, Texas
Mug Shot Monday: Timothy Palmes & Ronald Straight, 1976
Executed for the Robbery/Torture/Murder of a Jacksonville, Florida, furniture store owner in 1976. On July 30, 1976, Ronald Straight received a mandatory conditional parole from the Florida Parole and Probation Commission. By early September, he had drifted to Jacksonville, where he moved into an apartment occupied by Timothy Palmes, Palme’s girlfriend Jane Albert, and Albert’s […]
Posted: January 25th, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Florida