Kidnapping captivated Las Vegas, NM, ...

Kidnapping captivated Las Vegas, NM, a century ago (4:28 a.m.)

There are 3 comments on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Apr 15, 2011, titled Kidnapping captivated Las Vegas, NM, a century ago (4:28 a.m.). In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

The two Colt six-shooters are relics of a bygone era and of a sensational kidnapping case that "stirred the city to its foundation" a century ago.

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“Irony, metaphor, film @ eleven”

Since: Feb 08

Old Mesilla/New Las Cruces

#1 Apr 15, 2011
Did I miss it?

What were the silly rabbit's conviction sentences?

Interesting story.
Mr Blonde

Alamogordo, NM

#2 Apr 15, 2011
I was wondering the same thing. This happened long before the Lindbergh Law came into effect making it a Federal offense to kidnap someone for ransom. So: I suppose they got a few years in the pen, but don't really know how many as it is not stated. Interesting article, however.
Should I be a journalist

Las Cruces, NM

#3 Apr 15, 2011
Reunited a hundred years later! WOW the life expectancy in that family is amazing!

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