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Old Timey Crimey #93: The Santa Claus Bank Robbery – “Santa’s Sack”

Old Timey Crimey #93: The Santa Claus Bank Robbery – “Santa’s Sack”

December 25, 2020

Scott, Amber, and Kristy get festive and talk about a holiday-themed crime. Merry Crime-mas, everybody!

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod

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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod

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Sugar Plum Dark Mix by Kevin MacLeod

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Sources:

 

Walter F. Pilcher. Texas State Hist Assoc. https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/santa-claus-bank-robbery

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_E._Ferguson

Stacy Hollister. Texas Monthly. https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/texas-history-101-50/

Find a grave.

Daniel Friend. The Texan. https://thetexan.news/the-santa-who-tried-to-steal-christmas-a-story-of-a-failed-texas-bank-robbery/

Brownsville herald via LOC. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86063730/1928-01-01/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=1920&sort=date&date2=1929&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&index=1&words=Marshall+Ratliff&proxdistance=5&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=marshall+ratliff&andtext=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

Texas State Library. https://www.tsl.texas.gov/exhibits/prisons/inquiry/pardons.html

Startling Detective Adventures Magazine. Boyce House. https://archive.org/details/StartlingDetectiveMar1930/page/n13/mode/2up

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/609749/santa-claus-bank-robbery-1927

https://thetexan.news/the-santa-who-tried-to-steal-christmas-a-story-of-a-failed-texas-bank-robbery/

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4387210/santa-claus-bank-robber-marshal-ratliff/

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15565349/marshall-fields-ratliff

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/609749/santa-claus-bank-robbery-1927

https://www.executedtoday.com/tag/marshall-ratliff/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Claus_Bank_Robbery

https://allthatsinteresting.com/tamam-shud-somerton-man

Old Timey Crimey #92: The Somerton Man - “Juicy Fruit”

Old Timey Crimey #92: The Somerton Man - “Juicy Fruit”

December 18, 2020

Scott, Kristy, and Amber talk about the "Taman Shud" case, also known as the Somerton Man. 

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https://allthatsinteresting.com/tamam-shud-somerton-man

https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/new-twist-in-somerton-man-mystery-as-fresh-claims-emerge/news-story/18b3fe551a0b50d1adad4b42646a1748

https://archives.sa.gov.au/finding-information/discover-our-collection/stories/%E2%80%9C-what-poison%E2%80%9D-mystery-somerton-man

https://aux.avclub.com/the-victim-of-taman-shud-case-is-as-much-a-mystery-as-w-1798242732

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-14/somerton-man-cold-case-could-be-one-step-closer-to-solved/9245512

http://www.thinkingsidewayspodcast.com/tag/taman-shud/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamam_Shud_case

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-body-on-somerton-beach-50795611/

https://ciphermysteries.com/tamam-shud-somerton-man

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-grave-of-the-taman-shud-man-adelaide-australia

Mike Dash. Smithsonian Mag. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-body-on-somerton-beach-50795611/

“Digitalis Toxicity.” https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000165.htm

The woman who smashed codes by Jason fagone,

Sandra Bill. https://omarkhayyamrubaiyat.wordpress.com/2017/09/29/why-george-marshalls-rubaiyat-is-not-a-false-imprint/

Jessica Bineth. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-14/somerton-man-cold-case-could-be-one-step-closer-to-solved/9245512

Meagan Dillon and Daniel Keane. ABC.au.net https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-08/new-animation-shows-face-of-mystery-somerton-man/12717590

Craig Cook. Northern Star. https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/found-the-pathologists-report-in-somerton-man-case/3897169/

Craig Cook. Adelaide Advertiser. https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/scientist-at-centre-of-dna-breakthroughs-in-cold-case-appeals-for-government-to-exhume-the-body--somerton-man-to-finally-give-him-name/news-story/dfdbc3ca837001758808a7502a1239ee

Prof. John Burton Cleland. Somerton Man Pathologist Report. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yFWG-kelPmm4mzHIoE8Xn8vqGD0Uj5Vj/view

 

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Old Timey Crimey #91: Madalynne Obenchain - “The Last Two Minutes”

Old Timey Crimey #91: Madalynne Obenchain - “The Last Two Minutes”

December 11, 2020

Kristy, Scott, and Amber talk about the face that launched five murder trials. 

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Sources:

Cecilia Rasmussen. LA Times. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1994-09-19-me-40457-story.html

Mark Gribben. Malefactor’s Register. https://malefactorsregister.com/wp/a-face-that-let-her-get-her-way/

Charles Higham. “Murder in Hollywood: Solving a Silent Screen Mystery.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/Murder_in_Hollywood/wuIHUA2CrOQC?hl=en&gbpv=0

Pensacola Journal, South Bend News Times, New York Trib, New York Herald, Ariz Republican, Jamestown Weekly Alert, the Washington Times, Great Falls Tribune, and the Seattle Star via LOC

Desert Sun & San Bernardino Sun, via California Digital Newspaper Collection

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/data/batches/dlc_chihuahua_ver02/data/sn84026749/00280764887/1922072301/0339.pdf

http://strangeco.blogspot.com/2013/04/los-angeles-favorite-murderesses-part_8.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XHvPs_-40c

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/204831947/madalynne-donna-conner

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1994-09-19-me-40457-story.html

Old Timey Crimey #90: Howard Unruh - “Pay in Pennies”

Old Timey Crimey #90: Howard Unruh - “Pay in Pennies”

December 4, 2020

Amber, Scott, and Kristy talk about Howard Unruh. There's a first time for everything, and unfortunately, thanks to Howard Unruh, that first time would reverberate through 20th century America and into the 21st century. 

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Sources:

Meyer Berger. NY Times. “Veteran Kills 12 in Mad Rampage on Camden St.” https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/library/national/090749nj-shoot.html

Patrick Sauer. “The Story of the First Mass Murder in U.S. History.” Smithsonian. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/story-first-mass-murder-us-history-180956927/

IMDb. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041572/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Findagrave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7931504/maurice-j.-cohen

Northjersey.com https://www.northjersey.com/picture-gallery/news/new-jersey/2019/08/28/photos-howard-unruh-shoots-16-sept-6-1949-camden/2065185001/

Barbara Boyer. Philadelphia Inquirer. “Sixty years ago today, a Camden gunman killed 13.” https://web.archive.org/web/20110310172044/http://www.dvrbs.com/Camden/CamdenNJ-HowardUnruh.htm

Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Unruh

David M. Zimmer. USA Today. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/08/28/wwii-veteran-became-americas-first-mass-shooter-1949/2139054001/

Biblegateway.com.   https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2024&version=NIV

Philly.com. “Howard Barton Unruh, examined.” http://media.philly.com/documents/Unruh.pdf

https://weirdnj.com/stories/howard-unruh/

https://murderpedia.org/male.U/u/unruh-howard.htm

https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Howard_Unruh

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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