They are Steven Harmon, who is a sixteen-year-old young man who has been arrested for being a look-out in a robbery that turns out to be a murder. Sandra Petrocelli, is an Assistant District Attorney that prosecuted Steven Harmon and James King and called them Monsters. Kathy O’Brien, is Steven’s attorney and she tries to make sure that he receives a not guilty verdict. James King is Steven’s older friend that asked Steven to be in his crew to rob a drugstore. Richard “Bobo” Evans was accused of being in the store during the robbery and he wanted a lighter sentence so he testified against Steven and James King.
He was more of the teenager that was always in trouble and always doing something that was against the law. As he grew older the crimes seemed to begin to get worse and worse and then it eventually came to a stand when he was finally charged with breaking and entering. The intent to commit a misdemeanor, but under Florida’s laws this was considered a felony. As of course within every case If you do not have the money to provide your own judge one will be appointed to you. The crime had occurred somewhere between midnight and 8 a.m. on June 23, 1961 when a burglary had occurred at the Bay Harbor Pool Room in Panama City,
And I heard his mama had been arrested 41 times for drugs and prostitution. She was always in and out of jail”. (Neri 21) This shows that as Yummy has been growing up, there are many negative influences around him. From both his parents always being in jail, leads Yummy into doing bad things. Yummy parents were not there to gear him toward the right path.
Billy the Kid was an extremely notorious criminal throughout his life of crime. Billy the Kid’s childhood was a mystery to many. Billy was born on November 23rd, 1859 in New York (Garrett 7). Although he was known as Billy the Kid, that was actually his nickname. He was born by the name Henry McCarty, but he became known as William H. Bonney (“Billy” 1).
John Wayne Gacy is a serial killer who killed 33 people in total. He was born on May 17th 1942 in Chicago where he was physically and verbally abused by his father. Since this age he showed unusual behaviours and avoiding society, but then was determined that he has a psychological disorder. He moved to Los Angeles and was living a normal life however he started showing his real face in 1968 where he raped a young, male employee. After he got out of the jail he started collecting pornographies featuring men.
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.
This is found in the show empire where Cookie Lyon goes to jail for seventeen years because she was caught in between Lucious Lyons drug dealing. Even though it was lucious selling drugs, she ends up going to jail for it. The color black is defined as death, evil and mystery. The color black is seen on Empire multiple times. For example, on
Eventually he was caught for petty theft and playing hooky, which sent him to a reformatory, where he escaped three separate times (Hoskowsky, 2007). He was sent to many reformatories and jails. He eventually was put into Guelph’s reformatory for all the crimes he did, the year he arrived there was a riot. Police joined the guards who sprayed people with water from high pressure fire hoses and threw tear-gas canisters into the mob. He was hit with a pick handle and had to run through glass and everything and if you made it to the end of the corridor you were then thrown into a cell and left for two days,
Friday, Thomas Tarbutton, a 58 year old man from Newport Beach was sentenced to 34 years and four months in state prison for running a 3 million dollar Ponzi Scheme. He was found guilty by an Orange County Superior Court jury. Thomas had eighteen account of grand theft, nine accounts of forgery, and eleven counts of using an untrue statement in the purchase or sale of a security and one count of use of a device or scheme to defraud, which are all felonies. I think Thomas should be sent to jail even though he will not live long enough to do the full 34 years. I also think the people who he used for their money should be paid back their money.
In PBS’ “Stickup Kid”, a man named Alonza Thomas was threatened with a gun by a man and was ordered to rob a store when he was trying to go back home. Alonza tried and failed to rob the store and was charged as an adult and given 13 years of jail time. This evidence shows how unfairly he was charged for a crime he was forced to do. Alonza had no choice but to commit the crime because the man put him into a position between life and death and Alonza had no choice but to save his own life. In Adam Foss’ TED talk the speaker says, “In the fall of 2009, a young man was arrested...He was 18 years old..He had his sights set on college but his part time minimum-wage job wasn’t providing the financial support he needed to enroll in school...In a series of bad decisions he stole 30 laptops from a store and sold them on the Internet.”(Adam Foss).
Although discharged without conviction, this would not be the last time he would meet with the authorities. In March 1906, at the age of 17, Squizzy was given his first criminal conviction when he was sentenced to 21 days in jail for theft. From then on, Taylor appeared many times in court for crimes of pickpocketing, assault, shop breaking, armed robbery, sale of illegal liquor and drugs
In May 2013, the officers had seized 400 kilograms cocaine that was smuggled into the country in a frozen Argentinian beef container. Also, McDermott is wanted for conspiracy to blackmail. Currently, he is held in custody by the Ghanaian authorities. His arrest means that in total, seventy-six out of eighty-six fugitives have now been caught. Canada John Ridsdel is a Canadian that has been held hostage for six months in the Philippine and he is begging for Justin Trudeau’s help.
My understanding of Coming into Language “Coming into Language” is a book by Jimmy Santiago Baca, that talks about the struggles he had to face as a young illiterate Hispanic male. As a “Chicano”, he had to deal with prejudice from an early life and as a result, had frequent run-ins with the police. At the age of seventeen he was arrested as a murder suspect because he refused to explain how he got a gash on his arm. While he is in prison, awaiting trial, he listens to other prisoners reading out loud and that is when he starts appreciating written language. Two years later, he is again behind the bars facing drug charges and a million-dollar bail.
On December 23, 2013, Corporal James Brooks of the Naples Jail Center, Florida, was arrested for arranging to purchase a stolen laptop from a recently released prisoner. A guard at the Halawa Prison in Hawaii, James “Kimo” Sanders III, received four years in federal prison after being convicted of selling meth and taking bribes to smuggle contraband into the facility where he worked. Sanders was sentenced on July 10, 2014. Leangela Handy, a prison guard in the Louisiana state prison system, was arrested on December 24, 2013 for what police described as having a “drug store” in her bra. Handy’s bra was stuffed with crystal meth, cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, Lortab, and Xanax in addition to several cigars and a cell phone, all of which
In addition, Hixon had just seen the man walking toward town (Pfeifer, “United”; “Shipp”). Ed Johnson was arrested and questioned for three hours, but he told Shipp that he didn’t know anything about the rape (Pfeifer, “United”; “Shipp”). That same night, an angry mob attacked the jail where Johnson was thought to be held, but, little did they know, he had been moved to a jail in Nashville for fear of a lynching (Pfeifer, “United”; “Shipp”). On January 27, Nevada went to Nashville, where Johnson was identified as the assailant and was indicted for the rape of Nevada Taylor (Pfeifer, “United”; “Shipp”). On the day of the trial, Johnson had an alibi, stating he was at the Last Chance Saloon when Nevada was raped, which was supported by many people at the saloon; however, Hixon and Nevada say that Johnson was definitely the rapist (Pfeifer, “United”; “Shipp”).