L.A. Confidential - Crimes

Evade Ten Cars of Police, Then Caught by One – 1929

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 1929 –(UP)—After successfully escaping capture by 10 police cars that were searching for them, three men, accused of robbery and automobile theft were arrested early this morning by a lone patrolman who happened to notice the license number on their car. The men, Lewis Kruger, 24, Frank Forbes, 24, and Herman Lake, are alleged to have held up five milkmen. Patrolman L.J. Wilson noticed the car slow down to pass a group of workmen on a downtown street intersection and leaped on the running board, forcing the driver to stop the machine.

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