Soldier Boy

MARYSVILLE, Nov. 9. — Barney McQuaid was to-day sentenced to five years, and Thomas Mays to ten years, in San Quentin for highway robbery committed near Sicard Flat on October 27. McQuaid and Mays are deserters from the Presidio and were attired in infantry uniform at the time of their apprehension. — The San Francisco … Continue reading Soldier Boy

Tough on Prostitutes

Two women were charged under the state law against prostitution Wednesday after rulings by two Minneapolis judges that the city ordinance on the subject is void. — Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 19, 1967 The other day in my Facebook group, vintage mugshot photography, someone posted the 1967 mugshot of a woman identified on the … Continue reading Tough on Prostitutes

Gangster Undressed

We still didn’t think we had anything but a crazy drunk and both of us took him out to the car. He was dressed in his underwear and shoes only, with an expensive fur coat over them. I made the crack about being a drugstore cowboy when we were taking him out.   Kast went … Continue reading Gangster Undressed