Then they split up: three waited by a nearby bridge, two others guarded the town square, and three more (including Jesse) walked into the bank. Once inside, they climbed over the counter, ordering the three employees to their knees. When the bank's bookkeeper told them the safe in the vault was on a time lock and couldn't be opened, they held a Bowie knife to his throat and cracked his skull with a pistol butt. But citizens outside had noticed the outlaws and begun arriving with guns. As shots rang out, Jesse and his comrades had to retreat.
The men under the command of Candelario Lopez burned and looted the city and the forces under Pablo Lopez, Beltran and Castro attacked the American forces. The men under Cervantes penetrated unopposed into the heart of the city killing anyone who stood on their way. After kicking the door open to the commercial Hotel they searched it desperately looking for Ravel who was out of the town at the time. L. Burkhead the postal administrator left the hotel with his wife and kids through a back door just before the hotel collapsed in flames. Arthur Ravel who was 16 years old at the time, witnesses this carnage only because the two men assigned to accompany him to his dad’s store were shot by the town folk.
During the jail break the prisoners killed the sheriff. After he was sprung from jail he made plans to raid several banks. He did lots of planning and even trial runs before he even attempted to rob the bank. His tactics included memorizing the bank and its distance from the police station. Dillinger and his gang went from bank to bank on a robbing spree.
Bulger suffered multiple skull fractures from blows to the head, and was sexually abused by the two older boys. After the beatings, they left Bulger’s lifeless body across the railway tracks so that his body would be cut in half. Police were able to pin Venables and Thompson because of video images that captured Bulger’s abduction from the mall. DNA testing matched the blood found on the boys’ shoes to Bulger. Thompson and Venables were arrested and controversially tried and convicted in an adult court.
“Those two guys came out of nowhere, made everyone go to the corner,” the bagboy said/. Also, according to the bagboy, one of the masked men took the clerk working at the time, Celeste Turner, to the register. During the investigation, investigators found that the store only had two surveillance cameras, one over the register and one in the loading docks. After all the damage, the robbery left five dead bodies, including one police officer, two customers and the gunmen. Story 2 Las Vegas, NV— Officer involved in grocery store shooting is put on leave Officer Frank Fromanski has been going through questioning from Internal affairs this week, about his connection in last Monday’s grocery story robbery.
His three sons plotted to break him and his cellmate, Randy Greenawalt, out of prison. On July 30, 1978, the sons entered the prison for a visit, taking advantage of a policy that allowed an informal picnic setting for weekend family visits, carrying an ice chest packed with revolvers and sawed-off shotguns.  One of them aimed a sawed-off shotgun at a lobby guard. Greenawalt helped in the escape by cutting off telephones and alarm systems.  They escaped in Donald Tison's 1969 Lincoln Continental, but the next day, one of the Lincoln's tires blew out on a stretch of road not far from the California border, near Quartzsite.
It was known at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. “Posing as police officers conducting a routine raid on February 14, 1929, four men entered a warehouse at 2122 N. Clark Street, used by George “Bugs” Moran and his gang to store liquor. The impostors lined up six gang members and a hanger-on against a wall, produced machine guns from under their overcoats, and opened fire”(4). Moran was known as one of Capone’s competitors in the bootlegging crimes. It is said that this hit was put out by Capone because Moran and his gang had recently hijacked one of the Capone’s shipments.
In the early 1980s, Harrelson was convicted of murdering federal judge John Wood with a high-powered rifle, and is currently serving his sentence in a Texas prison. During the stand-off that preceded his arrest, Harrelson not only confessed to killing Judge Wood, but also said he had been involved in the Kennedy assassination. Harrelson later retracted his statement about having taken part in the assassination, claiming he had fabricated it under the influence of cocaine. When arrested, Harrelson was found to be carrying the business card of R. D. Matthews, who, according to the HSCA, was acquainted with Jack Ruby and with other Dallas crime figures. At Harrelson's trial, Joe Chagra, the brother of the man who was believed to have hired Harrelson, testified that Harrelson was given the contract to kill Judge Wood after he claimed to have participated in the JFK assassination.
A jewelry store robbery had gone terribly wrong. The store’s security guard was shot and killed after he pursued the armed men into the store’s parking lot. Little did the robbers know, the man they shot, Bruce Prothero, was an off-duty police officer. Immediately, a high publicized manhunt began for the perpetrators. Twelve days later it ended when the last two suspects were apprehended in a house in Philadelphia by a plethora of police and federal agents.
Insidious Disease: Police Brutality Knock, Knock. The police are going door to door, looking for a rape suspect. They knock on the door next to yours: a quiet, legal African American immigrant’s home. He answers, and reaches into his jacket to retrieve his wallet to show his identification to the officers. At the moment, the four policemen open fire forty-one times on the man, and he drops dead.