Detective Lieutenant Ray Giese and Los Angeles County District Attorney Buron Fitts examine soiled clothing possibly owned by Thomas Edward Dugger. Dugger, known as "Ape Man", was convicted of eleven felonies related to the robbery, kidnapings, and assault of three women. Dugger was indicted on April 4, 1935 and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court on February 18, 1936.
District attorney Buron Fitts and his sister Mrs. Berthal Gregory appear with their attorneys Joseph Scott and Jerry Giesler to contend the charges of perjury brought against them by the grand jury. From left to right, standing, Buron Fitts, Joseph Scott, Mrs. Berthal Gregory, and Jerry Giesler.
District Attorney Buron Fitts meets with his advisors over the charges of perjury brought against him by the grand jury. From left to right in the front sits Buron Fitts and attorney Joseph Scott, and in the back stand attorneys Jerry Giesler, Jack Gilchrist, and Harold Judson.
Capt. Leopold McLaglen, self-styled Jiu-Jitsu champion of the world, appears in court over charges that he attempted to blackmail and extort his former employer, millionaire Philip M. Chancellor. McLaglen was accused of threatening to implicate Chancellor in a robbery, unless Chancellor paid McLaglen $20,000. McLaglen is accompanied in court by his lawyer, Harry F. Sewell, at left. November 18, 1937.