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Robbery spree ends with arrests

Robbery spree ends with arrests
Crime Behind the Pine Curtain

 
 
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March 10, 1978, a pair of bank robbers kidnapped John A. Gaylord, above left, hostage at his home and forced him to go to the bank and take money from the vault.

FBI agents eventually arrested Mickey Clark at a Houston motel. He was charged with kidnapping and bank robbery, as well as several earlier robberies in Livingston.

Raymond Herman Hicks of Galveston was arrested and charged with kidnapping and two counts of aggravated robbery for the grocery store holdups.

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33 Who killed Billy Mac Fleming?

33 Who killed Billy Mac Fleming?

 
 
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Opinions expressed on Crime Behind the Pine Curtain are those of the individuals appearing in this episode. No statement in this broadcast represents the official opinion of the United States Air Force.

Written by Valerie Reddell

Music by Billy Eli

Sound by Jim Powers

31 The Family Annihilator

31 The Family Annihilator

 
 
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Eva Lou Thompson-Saad (left), her husaband Edmond Mitra “Tres” Saad III and the couple’s son, Edmond Mitra Saad IV. This family and Eva Lou’s mother were fatally shot in 2004.

On September 2, 2004, Floyd Thompson walked into the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and told the dispatcher he needed to report a fire. Deputies accompanied Thompson back to his home at the Escapees Park about five miles south of Livingston.

When firefighters arrived they discovered four people dead inside the burning home. Over the next few hours first responders unveiled a tragic story.