Donna Emptage, who unwittingly rented the hideout of Leroy Anderson (alias Jack Williams), attempted kidnapper of millionaire San Marino banker Herbert D. Ivey. Emptage stands in a room with an iron-frame bed and other furnishings. This room was located in the rear of the storefront building previously rented by kidnapper Anderson.
In 1935, William Hardy confessed to the beating of his half-sister Helen Katherine Williams with a hammer. The photograph depicts detectives retracing the crime scene and found Hardy's discarded blood-stained clothes.
For nearly 40 years Ray (Raymond H.) Pinker worked for the Los Angeles Police Scientific Investigation Division, the first police forensic lab in the country. The Dragnet character "Raymond Pinker" was named after him. He worked on numerous famous cases, including the Black Dahlia case.
Photograph of a storefront building located at 1358 S. Eastern Ave. The location was the hideout of Leroy Anderson (alias Jack Williams), who attempted to kidnap millionaire San Marino banker Herbert D. Ivey. Anderson was wounded in a police shoot-out on May 25. He died of his wounds in early June.
Also related to the article “Man’s Appeal Filed Too Late.” Los Angeles Times, 12 May 1931: A2. The article states: … District Court of Appeal … dismissed Percy Harry Eberlee’s appeal from conviction … on a charge of slaying Melvin Earl Hatch … Eberlee was … identified after police had previously associated him with the crime through fingerprints.