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  • Tags: Crime and Criminals
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Anthony Azoff's San Quentin "mug shot." Azoff was convicted of the attempted robbery of the Wells-Fargo Express Office in Boulder Creek, and the subsequent killing of Southern Pacific Detective Len Harris in 1894.

Date: 1894
Type: PHOTO

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Tiburcio Vasquez, cousin of Faustino Lorenzana.

Date: Undated
Type: PHOTO

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Thomas B. Poole, a Pajaro resident, was active as a Confederate guerrilla in California during the Civil War. He was hanged for murder on September 29, 1865.

Date: Undated
Type: PHOTO

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The stage robber Dick Fellows, a.k.a. G. Brett Lytle.

Date: Undated
Type: PHOTO

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Famed Black Panther leader Huey Newton was arrested in Santa Cruz County on May 11, 1978. He was charged with attempted murder after gun shots were fired during an argument at the Mediterranean Bar in Seacliff Beach. He was later acquitted on July…

Date: 1978
Type: PHOTO

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Two men, Francisco Arias and Jose Chamales, hanged at the Water Street Bridge.

Date: 1877
Type: PHOTO

AR-003.pdf

Date: 1991
Source: Condensed from: It Is Not My Intention to Be Captured, 1991.
Type: ARTICLE

AR-004.pdf

Date: 1978
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel, 5/11/78 and 7/14/78
Type: ARTICLE

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On August 17, 1977, Thomas Benton Wilson was arrested for hijacking a public bus in Santa Cruz and later holding 70 persons hostage at the Baha'i School in Bonny Doon.

Date: 1977-08-17
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Aug. 18, 1977, pages 1,3,4 and 12.
Type: ARTICLE

AR-132.pdf
924 Third Street, also known as The Monte Carlo

Date: Undated
Type: ARTICLE

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