CRIME: Brady Gang

Like the late John Dillinger, Al Brady is an Indiana bad boy who got in trouble young, was let out of jail on parole. Also like Dillinger, he took to cracking banks and shooting police as soon as he got out. At 27, he and his three henchmen—James Dalhover, Clarence Shaffer, Charles Geisking—are wanted for nine stickups, robberies and jail escapes, for murdering an officer in Anderson, another in Indianapolis, a clerk in Piqua, Ohio. Like Dillinger, Brady has staged a spectacular jail break, and last week Brady, Dalhover and Shaffer added...

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