He then drove her around town, sexually assaulted her twice, stopped the car and left. The victim was medically treated and examined. Sexual assault and a severe chest wound were confirmed. At the time of his arrest, Williams told the arresting officer he climbed into the back of the victim’s car, a green Buick, while it was parked because he thought it was his brother’s and he wanted to take a nap. During trial, he testified he knew the victim previously, had sex with her prior to that night and on that night.
Robert Thompson and Jon Venables: Robert Thompson and Jon Venables were both 10 years old when they abducted and killed two-year-old James Bulger in 1993. The young boys snatched the toddler from a shopping mall while his mother was inside a store, and took him on a 2.5-mile walk across Liverpool. The boys were seen walking by approximately 38 people, but many assumed he was their younger brother. Venables and Thompson took Bulger to a railway line where they tortured and brutally attacked the toddler. Bulger suffered multiple skull fractures from blows to the head, and was sexually abused by the two older boys.
They next crime scene they find a rich attorney murdered by bloodletting or draining of his blood. They also find fingerprints at that scene that leads them to an apartment where they find a man who they believe to be is dead. They find out that the man has been kept alive and immobile for one year by the killer. The man was a former drug dealer and child molester. After learning of latest victim being in captivity for a year Mills and Somerset set off to the library to do some research.
Neighbors reported that at some time before commiting the crimes that placed him on the Most Wanted list, Diggs began drinking and he was heard to be arguing with his wife. A newspaper of account of time tells the story like this: At 7 o'clock on the morning of May 26, 1949, James Eddie Diggs shot and killed his wife, Ruth, and their two sons James Jr., 6, and Alfonso, 4, at their home in Norfolk, Va. There were no signs of a struggle and police have been unable to establish a clear motive. However, shortly before the triple killing Diggs began to drink to excess and to seek the company of women. The whereabouts of Diggs were unknown for nearly a week after the slayings, but on May 31, 1949 he was identified as the man who, when the auto in which he was riding was halted at Hamlet, N. C., drew a revolver and critically wounded officer Rex Howell.
The Shawshank Redemption opens with Andy Dufresne being interrogated and sentenced for the murder of his wife and her lover. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne flashes back to the night of the alleged murders. The flashbacks show Mr. Dufresne reaching into his glove compartment and pulling out a gun and bullets while sitting outside of his wife’s lover’s home. The interrogating attorney accuses Mr. Dufresne of shooting his wife and her lover, but the flash backs do not show him using his gun. During the interrogation Mr. Dufresne states that on his way home to ‘sleep it off’, he threw his gun into the Royal River; the attorney states that after searching the river for three days the gun was never recovered.
A month later, after his escape he was caught. In 1986, after serving 14 years of his original sentence he was released from prison on parole. He was not released for very long, as the June 24th event followed in 1987. On that day, William Van Poyck and Frank Valdez ambushed the guards in a doctor’s office parking lot in West Palm Beach Florida, who held their friend James O’Brien in custody. Poyck approached the van, aiming the gun at Officer Turner’s head.
Charles was arrested in Indiana and escaped from a juvy center after just four days confinement, getting away in a stolen car. On his way to visit some Illinois relatives, the then 13 year old performed more robberies. Manson had been sent off to a reform school in Plainfield, Indiana, where he spent three years. At this location, he recollects violent abuse by older boys and guards. If we can find it possible to trust his memory, he claims at least one guard encouraged other boys to rape and torture Manson, while the officer masturbated on the
Simmons picked up the gifts and then drove home to wait out the weekend. On Monday, December 28th, 1987 Simmons drove to Walmart in a car that had once belonged to his son, so that he could purchase a second gun. After he purchased the second gun he proceeded in killing his old coworkers, bosses, and acquaintances, or whom he referred to as “everyone who wanted to hurt me”, he then turned himself over to the Russellville police after they arrived. Simmons was then sent to the “Arkansas State Hospital” in Little Rock where he was given a competency evaluation by the staff psychiatrist Dr. Irving Kuo. Kuo stated that Simmons was sane and capable of standing trial.
Both men then went back to the their house where Tate said he found Mayella lying on the floor. She had fainted before Tate arrived. She told the sheriff that Tom Robinson had raped her. Ms. Ewell identified Robinson as the culprit. Atticus Finch, the defence, asked Heck Tate whether anyone called a doctor to check Ms. Ewell out, and he answered no.
For the Application of the Criminal Justice System project of the Criminal Justice course, I chose the arrest of John Burke. This case is about the arrest and sentencing of John Burke who had shot and killed Joseph Ronan. Twenty-five year old John Burke agreed to meet with 22 year old Joseph Ronan at Ronans home, in Reading, Massachusetts on Monday, August 15, 2011 around 1pm, with the intent of purchasing Percocet pills. (Boston.com, 2013) However, shortly after entering Ronans home, Burke opened fire (News, 2011), and after shooting Joseph Ronan several times, with the belief that Ronan was involved in a robbery at Burkes apartment in April 2011 (Boston.com, 2013), fled the home. Ronans grandfather (Daniel, 2011), who had been in the home