Mug Shot Monday! Joe Crowe, 1938
Joe Crowe’s Prison Mug Shot Oklahoma State Penitentiary convict Joe Crowe is a great example of the laxness with which prisons once guarded their inmates. In 1938, Crowe was a prison trustee on a dam project near Fort Towson, Oklahoma, where state convicts provided a large portion of the labor force. That November, Crowe left […]
Posted: March 30th, 2015 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1930s, Escape, Oklahoma
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, […]
Posted: October 13th, 2014 under Mug Shot Monday.
Tags: 1950s, California, cop killer, Escape, FBI Most Wanted
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 […]
Posted: August 11th, 2014 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1960s, Escape, FBI Most Wanted