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Old 12-21-2019, 12:19 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Two Robbers Captured 1959

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Butler Weekly Times October 20, 1904

ACCUSED OF A YEAR OLD CRIME

Joplin, Mo., Oct 15.--John Cripps, Sam Shafer and Mattie Figg are under arrest here charged with the murder of Bud Sellars in this city nearly a year ago. The body of Sellars was found at the bottom of a shaft.
Sellars came here from Hughes, I.T. and had a large sum of money the night he was murdered.
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Old 12-21-2019, 03:51 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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1874 Arrests

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Scott County Kicker (Benton, Mo) August 8, 1903 Pg2

BITTER FEELINGS OVER A SHOOTING

The shooting of Perry Andres by the McDowalls, near Arlington, has caused much bitter feelings, not only in Arlington, but throughout Phelps county.
At Rolla, the county seat, where the noted guide and camp outfitter is known to everybody as a good friend and a business man of integrity, the sorrow is universal.




Insane Farmer Captured 1898

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Old 12-21-2019, 07:47 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Schuyler County December 15, 1882

John Sanders of South Schuyler plead guilty to an assault and was fined one dollar and costs, by Squire Barlow, for shooting 5 or 7 times at a man. The prosecuting witness had been run off.





1956 Prowler

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1978 St. Joseph Robbery

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Old 12-22-2019, 05:32 AM
 
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Laclede Blade February 7, 1913 Pg3

BOY GANG ROBBED BOX CARS

Following the arrest at Nevada, Mo., of ten boys, ranging in age from 14 years to manhood, the police announced that they had broken up an organized gang of freight car thieves.
The police say the boys have been reading dime novels and were trying to emulate the characters described in the stories.




The Hanging Of Tom Little 1867

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Old 12-22-2019, 09:55 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Leonard Short
1930s sports promoter, burglar, armed robber

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St. Joseph Daily Gazette June 7, 1887 Pg5

Judge Anthony of Maryville presided in Criminal Court yesterday morning. The case of Darius G. Parker charged with the murder of Montgomery was called up, and on application of defendant, continued until the fourth Monday in October.
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Old 12-22-2019, 12:51 PM
 
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St. Joseph Gazette December 3, 1902 Pg2

RASCALS TRY TO DERAIL STREET CAR

Stones placed in the curve of the street railway tracks at Tenth and Powell streets caused Grand avenue car No. 2 to jump the track about 11 o'clock Sunday night.
Motorman Charles Sager saw the rocks, but was unable to stop the car before it jumped the track. The car was well filled with passengers, but none were injured. It crashed against the curb stone and all the windows in the car were broken.
The accident delayed traffic on the line for about an hour.
The street railway people believe that a deliberate attempt was made to wreck the car and an investigation is being made.





The Moody Brothers Captured 1891

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Old 12-22-2019, 04:16 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Columbia Evening Missourian August 16, 1921 Pg2

The safe of the Amoret post office was recently blown, but the robbers took only 98 cents, although other property was contained in the safe.




1926 Desoto Bank Robbery

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Two Soldiers Jailed For Burglary 1961

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Old 12-22-2019, 07:09 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Morgan County Democrat (Versailles, Mo) March 31, 1905 Pg8

ROBBERS AT GREENRIDGE MO

The Missouri Kansas & Texas railroad station and four business houses at Greenridge, 12 miles south of here, were robbed Sunday night.
Sacks of mail which had been received on the night train were cut open and the contents scattered over the depot floor. Some goods and a few dollars in money were taken from each of the four business houses. There is no clue.

ARRESTED FOR MURDER

John French, arrested a few days ago at Cedar Rapids, Ia., was identified as the slayer of Policeman George Brice, of Joplin. French was taken to Joplin.




7 Outlaw Women

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Old 12-22-2019, 09:51 PM
 
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Belle Siddons

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Nellie Pickett

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Pearl Hart

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Old 12-23-2019, 05:46 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Suspect In Bank Robbery Arrested 1932

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Cape Girardeau Democrat February 6, 1892

A LONG SENTENCE

Andy Blagg, convicted of the murder of Farmer Reeves, was given a forty-four year sentence by a Lexington, Mo., court the other day.



PASSED A WORTHLESS CHECK

Asa Mills, a St. Louis real estate dealer, was fined $25 and costs a few days ago for passing a worthless check.
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