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Planned Crime. Kylie and Sabrina. Organized Crime: Americans' desire for alcohol under prohibition led to the rise of organized crime (Chicago's Al Capone, Bonnie and Clyde) Arrest for prohibition violation: Increased by 102% Why people did this: Liquor no longer available

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Planned crime

Planned Crime

Kylie and Sabrina


Planned crime

  • Organized Crime:

    • Americans' desire for alcohol under prohibition

      • led to the rise of organized crime (Chicago's Al Capone, Bonnie and Clyde)

    • Arrest for prohibition violation: Increased by 102%

    • Why people did this:

      • Liquor no longer available

      • People looked to gangs

      • Bootlegging industry

      • Government was weak

      • Easy money


Bonnie and clyde

Bonnie and Clyde


Planned crime

Bonnie and Clyde

May 23, 1934

Bonnie and Clyde captured

  • Clyde suspected of numerous killings and wanted for murder, robbery, and state charges of kidnapping

  • Murder of two police officers at Joplin, Missouri

  • kidnap of a man and a woman in rural Louisiana

  • Murdered a man at Hillsboro, Texas

  • Committed robberies at Lufkin and Dallas, Texas

  • Murdered one sheriff and wounded another at Stringtown, Oklahoma

  • Kidnaped a deputy at Carlsbad, New Mexico

  • Stole an automobile at Victoria, Texas

  • Attempted to murder a deputy at Wharton, Texas;

  • Committed murder and robbery at Abilene and Sherman, Texas

  • Committed murder at Dallas, Texas

  • Abducted a sheriff and the chief of police at Wellington, Texas

  • Committed murder at Joplin and Columbia, Missouri

  • Police tried numerous times to capture Bonnie and Clyde, but they kept escaping. Bonnie and Clyde shot at numerous police officers

  • Before dawn on May 23, 1934:

    • Police officers from Louisiana and Texas

    • Texas Ranger Frank Hamer

      • concealed themselves in bushes along the highway near Sailes, Louisiana.

      • In the early daylight, Bonnie and Clyde appeared in an automobile

      • the officers opened fire.

      • Bonnie and Clyde were killed instantly

“Clyde Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker, were shot to death by officers in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana after one of the most colorful and spectacular manhunts the nation had seen up to that time”


Planned crime

Bonnie and Clyde

May 23, 1934

Bonnie and Clyde captured

  • Clyde suspected of numerous killings and wanted for murder, robbery, and state charges of kidnapping

  • Murder of two police officers at Joplin, Missouri

  • kidnap of a man and a woman in rural Louisiana

  • Murdered a man at Hillsboro, Texas

  • Committed robberies at Lufkin and Dallas, Texas

  • Murdered one sheriff and wounded another at Stringtown, Oklahoma

  • Kidnaped a deputy at Carlsbad, New Mexico

  • Stole an automobile at Victoria, Texas

  • Attempted to murder a deputy at Wharton, Texas;

  • Committed murder and robbery at Abilene and Sherman, Texas

  • Committed murder at Dallas, Texas

  • Abducted a sheriff and the chief of police at Wellington, Texas

  • Committed murder at Joplin and Columbia, Missouri

  • Police tried numerous times to capture Bonnie and Clyde, but they kept escaping. Bonnie and Clyde shot at numerous police officers

  • Before dawn on May 23, 1934:

    • Police officers from Louisiana and Texas,

    • Texas Ranger Frank Hamer

      • concealed themselves in bushes along the highway near Sailes, Louisiana.

      • In the early daylight, Bonnie and Clyde appeared in an automobile and when they attempted to drive away,

      • the officers opened fire.

      • Bonnie and Clyde were killed instantly

Clyde Champion Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker, were shot to death by officers in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana on, after one of the most colorful and spectacular manhunts the nation had seen up to that time


Planned crime

Detail of Event:

  • Clyde suspected of numerous killings and wanted for murder, robbery, and state charges of kidnapping

  • Murder of two police officers at Joplin, Missouri

  • kidnap of a man and a woman in rural Louisiana

  • Murdered a man at Hillsboro, Texas

  • Committed robberies at Lufkin and Dallas, Texas

  • Murdered one sheriff and wounded another at Stringtown, Oklahoma

  • Kidnapped a deputy at Carlsbad, New Mexico

  • Stole an automobile at Victoria, Texas

  • Attempted to murder a deputy at Wharton, Texas;

  • Committed murder and robbery at Abilene and Sherman, Texas

  • Committed murder at Dallas, Texas

  • Abducted a sheriff and the chief of police at Wellington, Texas

  • Committed murder at Joplin and Columbia, Missouri


Planned crime

AL CAPONE


Planned crime

Al Capone

  • Most famous American gangster

  • Leader of the Chicago mafia

  • Suspected of murder

  • Amassed a personal fortune estimated at $100 million dollars

  • Al Capone:

  • Suspected murder of Joe Howard

  • Joseph L. Howard was found lying in front of the cigar counter of "Hymie" Jacobs' saloon at 2300 Wabash avenue.

  • Howard had been shot six times, four times in the face and twice in the right shoulder.

  • Police immediately checked the Four Deuces (Capone's Chicago headquarters) and Capone’s home, with no success

  • Suspected to have gotten into a fight with him after Howard called him a pimp

  • Al Capone:

    • Went into hiding for one month after murder

    • Threatened witnesses to keep their mouths shut, or the mob would be after them.

  • William McSwiggin (attorney) continued the investigation earnestly for a few more months, but was never able to put together enough evidence to prove Capone's involvement.


Planned crime

Saccoand Vanzetti


Planned crime

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

April 15, 1920

Sacco and Vanzetti charged with murder

-Slater and Morrill Show Company in Braintree, Massachusetts

-A paymaster and a payroll guard carrying a factory payroll of $15,776 were shot to death during a robbery

-based on suspicion, officer Michael Stewart arrested two radicals

-Charged them with robbery and murder

-Evidence was weak, persecuted based on their immigrant background and political beliefs

-no physical evidence

-linked Sacco's gun to the double murder

-1921 the pair was convicted

-persecution played heavily on their anarchist beliefs and Italian background

-1927 the two were electrocuted


Planned crime

Leopold and Loeb


Planned crime

Leopold and Loeb

May, 21 1924

  • Murder of a 14-year-old student “for the thrill of it”

  • Kidnapped a student named Bobby Franks

  • Murdered Bobby Franks

  • .Dumped his body in a drainage ditch at Wolf Lake

  • Tried to extract $10,000 in ransom from his parents

  • Neither side won a clear victory.

  • The youths pled guilty

  • Needed to persuade the judge that they were mentally ill

  • Regardless, the youths were sentenced to life in prison

  • Loeb ended up being stabbed to death in January of 1936.

  • Leopold made it to February, 1958. He then moved to Puerto Rico and got married.


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