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Two St. Louis policemen—Lieut. Louis Shoulders and Rookie Elmer Dolan—were hailed as heroes for arresting the kidnap-killer of little Bobby Greenlease, but their glory faded fast: half of the $600,000 ransom had vanished. Dolan was suspended from the force, and Shoulders resigned; then both were convicted of perjury for lying about handling the ransom money.

On the stand, burly (235 Ibs.) ex-Copper Shoulders broke down and sobbed: "How much can a guy take?" Last week came the answer and sentences: three years in prison for Shoulders, two for Dolan.


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