Once he was free, he prepared his escape with food, weapons, and other things of value from the cabin into his new canoe. To make sure no one comes searching for him, Huck faked his own death by breaking the door with his axe, uses the blood of a wild pig to disguise as his own, puts the hole he cut back in place, and makes a misleading trail so searchers would be looking for the robbers in another direction. Huck then plans to paddle to Jackson’s Island by the river when the moon rises. He drifts off and wakes to see his father pass by on the river. Huck then precariously sets off to his
The men could face 12 years in prison and fine of $450.000 if they receive the maximum penalty according to ("FBI — Kansas City, Kansas Police Officers Charged with Thefts While Serving Search Warrants," n.d.). The men were also an embarrassment to their community and the police department possibly receive backlash from the community for their entire life’s. The officer’s names are now known for what they have done and they ruined their family’s name. According to ("3rd KCK officer sentenced after sting," n.d.) Dustin Sillings, has to serve one year of supervised release for violating a federal civil rights law, Darrell M. Forrest, has been sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison, and Jeffrey M. Bell, was sentenced earlier to eight months behind
He took the nineteen-year-old to his family home where they each drank an excessive amount of alcohol. After they spent a lot of time together, Hicks attempted to leave but instead, Jeffrey Dahmer hit Steven Hicks over the head with a ten pound dumbbell (crimemuseum.org) . “[He] admitted to killing him because he didn’t want him to leave. (crimemuseum.org).” To get rid of Steven Hicks’ remains, Dahmer dismembered him, put them in plastic bags and buried them behind his parents’ house. Later, Dahmer crushed the bones and scattered them across the yard (biography.com).
Emmett Till was a 14 year old African American boy who was brutally murdered. Emmett Till was visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi and went into a small store but no one knows what really happened in the store. Some people believed that his friends dared him to ask the white clerk out. Others might say that there was a misunderstanding about Emmett Till who had speech problems. It was said that his mom taught him to whistle before a hard word.
“In June 1978, Dahmer picked up a hitchhiker named Steven Hicks and took him home to his parents ' house, where he proceeded to get the young man drunk. When Hicks tried to leave, Dahmer killed him by striking him in the head and strangling him with a barbell.” Also this night he was very close to getting caught by the police while driving. He chopped the victim 's body in parts and put them in a trash bag. He had the trash bag in his trunk and was driving to get rid of it. Dahmer got pulled over by a cop and the cop asked what was in the bag and he just said trash.
It is violent in the first chapter when the socs jump Ponyboy for walking home by himself. The socs had tackled Ponyboy to the ground and pulled a knife on him. The book says, “It occurred to me then that they could kill me.” (Hinton 6 PDF). If the greasers hadn’t come to save Ponyboy, the socs might’ve badly hurt Ponyboy. Another time people were violent was during the rumble.
Anyway, he whacked every window out of the Finch boy’s car.’” (Stanley Basca to Elvis) (page 84) This passage from a trial scene, shows that Not only did Davy have no remorse for killing the two young men, he actually lured them to his home where his family slept unknowing. So, the reader is led to feel sympathetic towards a man who destroyed someone’s vehicle, lured criminals to his family home where his kid brother and sister slept, and then he shot the two boys in front of his eleven-year-old brother. Shooting Basca and Finch was all premeditated. Ruben states “Somehow he was holding the little Winchester he’d carried in the timber that afternoon. And holding it comfortably.” (page 49) Not only did Davy bring the gun to bed with him, but had the gun loaded and ready to go before the light was switched on to see who was at the door.
He was a 19-year-old high school dropout looking for cash in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Wilbert got his money but received a multitude of negativity in the process. When it was all said and done, one woman was deceased, two people were injured, and Rideau had incurred the wrath of a "white mob that had gathered at the site of his arrest and again at the jail"(A Brief History). Half-heartedly, Mr. Rideau was assigned two attorneys with a real estate background, and in 1961 he was sentenced to death by an all-white jury. Under normal circumstances, this would wrap up the court case, yet Rideau 's situation turns bizarre.
The most notorious incident being her robbing the Hibernia bank at gun point on April 15 1974 (Citation FBI). The bank released a photo to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) of Patty in the bank with a massive assault weapon. Initially, the FBI issued a warrant for her arrest as a material witness, while the four counterparts were issued warrants for bank robbery. This crime was a turning point for the investigation into her abduction, because up until this point it was still thought that she was being held against her will. About two weeks later, on May 16th, 1974, members of the SLA are caught stealing ammunition from a local store, Mel’s Sporting Goods in Los Angeles.
They kept chasing Mann and accusing him of being Jesse Hunter (who they never met, who was the supposed rapist), but he was at the auction when the ‘incident’ happened. The mob grew to over a thousand, KKK members and neighboring white supremacists joined the residents of Sumner and after a week of lynchings, rapes, torture, shootings, burning and other tortures, the town of Rosewood was gone. One white man teaches his son that he 's superior to Negroes. The boy is forced to look at lynchings and murders, is told that this makes a man. The father drags his son to a mass grave, filled with bodies.
The book starts with a delinquent named Cole who likes to get into trouble with things like robberies, bullying and possibly drugs and alcohol. The first bit of the book starts off with Cole bragging about robbing a store and then a boy named Peter Driscal tattles on him and Cole gives him a mean glare and says, “ You’re dead!”. Later that day Cole finds Peter and brutally beats him while others watch and try to stop Cole. As part of his punishment he is told he has two options; number one being jail and number two being circle justice and a banishment to an island off the coast of Alaska. Cole choses the island and two men named Garvey and Edwin.
Gacy would trick the young boys into handcuffs, by wanting to show them a magic trick, after he handcuffed them he stuffed socks in their mouths, wrapped chains around their necks, and strangled them while also raping them. On December 11th, 1978, a young man by the name of Robert Piest, had gone missing. He was last seen with his mom, but then later went to John Gacy’s house, in promise of a potential job. Police ended up arriving at Gacy’s house in search of the young boy, to later discover that this man had killed 33 young men. Many of the young men had been buried under the house
In 2015, 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was brutally murdered because of gang retaliation. Tyshawn’s father is a high ranking member of a rival gang; whom they had supposedly shot the brother and mother in a car of one of the suspects. The initial retaliation of Lee was to kidnap him and cut off his ears and fingers. Instead Lee was led off the playground by (witnesses say) (LINK 9) a man. After luring the boy off the playground with bribery of buying him something from the store, one of the three suspects named Boone-Doty led him to an ally.
He was also the reason a gang war started. After he was murdered his friends tried to avenge him and a five year gang war started (Dean). O’Banion connects with the great The Great Gatsby because two of the main characters got their money from bootlegging alcohol. O’Banion hijacked a whiskey truck and sold alcohol illegally. In the book Gatsby and Wolfsheim were both bootleggers who sold grain alcohol at their drugstores (Fitzgerald
Duvall is one of five kids, raised by single mother. The title of the book, “Dear or in Prison”, comes from an argument Duvall had with his uncle after he was caught stealing his drunk uncle’s wallet, who them proceeded to beat him and say, “Keep on doin’ this and you will be dead or in prison by the time you’re thirteen” (vi); . Duvall makes a point to mention that he was very close with his grandparents, who taught him many valuable lessons. The beginning of Duvall’s delinquent behavior began before the age of seven when he began stealing food and candy then stealing money and possessions from anyone. These actions earned Duvall respect within his crew, whom knew he was trouble and not to be messed with.