Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The Barker-Karpis gang's crime spree would continue as the government arrested and unsuccessfully prosecuted Chicago bootlegger Roger Touhy and members of his gang (thanks to informants working for Touhy's rival, Al Capone). The true culprits were eventually located and prosecuted thanks, in large part to the emerging forensic science of latent fingerprint examination.
truTV - Alvin Karpis: Pursuit of the Last Public Enemy
FBI - Latent Prints in the 1933 Hamm Kidnapping
Placeography - Hamm Brewery, Saint Paul, Minnesota