Month: February 2015

Albert White, “Burglary and Receiving Stolen Goods”, 30 January 1941

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At the age of nineteen, while he was awaiting trial on charges of forgery and automobile theft, Albert White sawed through the steel bars of his cell using hacksaw blades that his mother smuggled into jail in a roll of butter. He was recaptured a week later and sent to the Ohio state reformatory for two to twenty years. A young man named Frank Hardman was sent to the reformatory around the same time, serving […]