Police Captain Earle E. Kynette sits in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder, Los Angeles, 1938
- Police Captain Earle E. Kynette sits in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder, Los Angeles, 1938
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- February 1938
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- Captain of Police Earle E. Kynette was charged with conspiracy to commit murder after the vehicle of Harry J. Raymond was bombed on January 14, 1938. Kynette was in charge of a special police intelligence unit that had been conducting surveillance on Raymond’s home from a nearby bungalow. Before the car bombing, Raymond had been conducting investigative work on Mayor Shaw and his possible connections with illegal gambling. Two other officers, Fred Browne and Roy J. Allen, connected with the intelligence unit were also charged with conspiracy to commit murder. However, Fred Browne was eventually acquitted. Kynette and Allen were both found guilty.
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