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

Full story: Las Cruces Sun-News

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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Did I miss it?

What were the silly rabbit's conviction sentences?

Interesting story.
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Montgomery, AL

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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

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Reunited a hundred years later! WOW the life expectancy in that family is amazing!

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