7 The Night Stalker Thestar.com Richard Ram was known as the Night Stalker and during his 8 month killing spree during the 1980’s he killed 14 victims. The self-proclaimed Satanist broke into homes, burgalured, raped, and killed, and once captured seemed to enjoy the publicity and media attention. And his crimes attracted a lot of attention. On the first day of his trial he entered the courtroom, held out his hand, which had a pentagram drawn on it, and shouted, “Hail Satan!” He never expressed any type of guilt or remorse for his crimes. After being found guilty on 13 counts of murder, 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults and 14 burglaries, he was sentenced to death.
Although their lives were short, they made a huge impact on history, now known around the country as legendary rogue lovers who went down together. Millions of Americans in the 1930’s were engrossed in their story, catching up by reading the giant headlines on the front pages of newspapers. They read of many robberies, car thefts, and terrifying murders; it was like reading an enticing novel or watching a new movie. However, the story was much different in Bonnie and Clyde's eyes. In the first person point-of-view, evading police capture and being on the run must have been extremely terrifying.
They had been mowed down with bullets, some even say it never really stopped. The posse was equipped with sub machine guns and other heavier weaponry. The Duo stood no chance in the hail of bullets coming their. Some say Clyde had tried to shield Bonnie in the their last moments. Soon after looter came to take what they could fingers, ears, one had even taken the tried to take the door of the car they were shot in (MacNee).
“The police shall never catch me, because I have been too clever for them.”(Rockefeller, 2016) Little did investigators know that this would be true. The Zodiac Killings are one of the most famous and mysterious cold cases that people now are still trying to solve. Throughout the timeline there was always a couple of months in between each killing along with a month in between when each letter or cipher was sent. Everyone was scared to leave their house because they might be the next victim. The Zodiac tormented the newspapers and police departments in the Bay Area and terrorized the citizens as well.
He was not convicted for any of his crimes, even the St. Valentine's Day massacre of 1929, until he was imprisoned for tax evasion (Horan). Al Capone was a very powerful leader and an all around mastermind. Capone was raised around gangs in the city when he moved there from Naples and joined one in his teens called Johnny Torrio’s James Street Boys ran by Johnny Torrio. Later, he moved on to the Five Points Gang, which he graduated from. He got into a gang fight and someone cut his face with a razor hence the nickname “Scarface” (Grossman).
"Her and two friends kidnapped a 10-year-old boy to get a ransom, her friends handed her a gun and she shot him between the eyes." (Gonzales). She was an innocent 11-year-old girl and from there on Griselda Blanco was never the same. That was the day she entered the world of crime. In her early 30's after leaving her home-town, she created her own trend to traffic the drugs into other states and countries.
The most brutal and horrific crime that Ned ever committed was the murder of three men. At Stringy Bark Creek Ned purposely set out with the intention to kill three troopers, who were pursuing them for the theft of horse and cattle. Ned shot the men, as they lay on the ground defenceless, he finished them off with many more shots. Many people believe that Ned Kelly was a hero just because he occasionally stood up to the so called “corrupt” police, however, he was unquestionably the most corrupt out of them all, as there is no excuse for killing
After the rebellion the James brothers teamed up with Bloody Bill’s Gang and Robert Ford's Gang. Together, they went and tried to rob a man on his stagecoach, but they accidentally killed two innocent people, thus the people creating a reward for their gangs, dead or alive. (Biography.com 1) Jesse (By himself), stole over two hundred thousand dollars in total. While teamed up, Jesse proclaimed that he was a “Modern Robin Hood” by giving what they stole to the poor. (Pbs.org
Determined and clever minded, Dillinger tricked the guards into believing he was in possession of a real gun and as his plan unfolded, he successfully escaped the so called escape proof Crown Point jail. News of his escape spread throughout the nation and in response, this became John Dillinger’s most famous escape and the most humiliating event to have occurred at Crown Point. With the spent time free from prison cells. Continuing to carry out bank robberies, this criminal activity made the FBI deem him as “Public Enemy Number
This makes them seem more like villains than heroes. One case of this is in the murder of Kelly Thomas, “a Californian schizophrenic man who police beat to death in 2011. The story goes that the owner of a club called the police because they were suspicious that someone was breaking into the vehicles. When they arrived, the police saw no evidence of this. They did spot Thomas and they tried to question and frisk him.
October 2nd, 2002 was the start of a long and horrific three weeks in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. People were terrified to be in the area and everyone was on edge. What appeared to be random killings, turned out to be a well-organized series of senseless shootings that took the lives of ten innocent people. After days of people being scared to death and much confusion, investigators discovered that there were two suspects in the shootings; John Allen Muhammad and his teenage partner Lee Boyd Malvo and they were in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan designed to terrorize people. This break in the case came when one of the suspects called the tip hotline and told them to look into a murder in Alabama, which lead to the case being
Jesse James was a legendary American outlaw who murdered, robbed banks and trains. Although, some people see him as the courageous robin hood sharing the wealthier people 's riches to the poor. No one ever knew what his main purpose was. He was born on September 5, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri. He was raised in a household full of violent and unstable family members, especially his step-father who treated him and his brother frank poorly.
After Dahmer killed more and more men and consuming their bodies, Dahmer lived his average day live without anyone knowing his secret. After a while the police began to notice that more and more men were disappearing and no one knew where they went. A man came running out of Dahmer’s apartment and the neighbors called the police. When the police arrived Dahmer was trying to calm him down, They asked what was going on, “just a spouse argument” says Dahmer. The police got into there car and drove off.
Cheever was shooting at several other officers when they came to try and arrest him as well as try to rescue the injured Samuels. They say that because Cheever was intoxicated at the time and he did not have the right mental capacity to kill Samuels at the crime, so the
Charged in the murder of a local boxing legend, Tycorion Davis, 18, was arrested after a Crime Stoppers tip helped to put him behind bars. Former boxer O 'Neil "Supernova" Bell died as a result of a random street robbery, and police are seeking four men accused of his murder. The robbery occurred in southwest Atlanta after O 'Neil Bell stepped off a bus, right before the day of Thanksgiving. As a result of the robbery, Bell died when he attempted to fight back, and they left another person injured. Investigators of criminal law have called it an opportunistic crime, and police put out surveillance footage to solve the case.