The Felon File

The Felon File Podcast is a discussion of law enforcement history, issues, and incidents. Stories of justice and justice failed, in the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. Hosted by Scott Lunsford, retired police detective sergeant, author, and researcher. Listened to in 22 countries worldwide. felonfile.com

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 208 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 17 hours 6 minutes

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episode 17: Episode- 17- A 1960s unusual disappearance and missing person case with connections to Western N.C.


Episode- 17- A 1960s unusual disappearance and missing person case with connections to Western N.C. 

A new shade of blue looking at an unusual disappearance and missing person investigation. In the mid 1960’s  Mary Little was a Bank secretary in Atlanta, Georgia, she disappeared from the parking lot of Lenox Square Mall shopping one night...


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 2019-06-09  18m
 
 

episode 16: Episode- 16- Part two of the Murder of W. W. “Bill” Ormond by Mr. William Bonaparte Cole.


The Murder of W. W. “Bill” Ormond by Mr. William Bonaparte Cole.  

Episode - 16- Part 2. 

 Part two of the Murder of W. W. “Bill” Ormond by Mr. William Bonaparte Cole.  

W. “Bill” Ormond, a veteran of the trench warfare of World War One was a young man returning home from war. He becomes romantically involved with Influential Mill owner, Mr.  William Cole’s daughter...


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 2019-06-02  25m
 
 

episode 15: Episode -15 The Murder of W. W. “Bill” Ormond by Mr. William Bonaparte Cole.


Episode -15 The 1925 Murder of W. W. “Bill” Ormond by Mr. William Bonaparte Cole. 

Part one. Saturday June 1st at 7:00 pm.

William Bonaparte Cole started in N.C. textiles at the age of fifteen as a mill bookkeeper in Rockingham, NC. Cole was able to advance himself to becoming a powerful Mill Owner, Businessman and resident of Rockingham North Carolina.

W...


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 2019-06-01  21m
 
 

episode 14: Episode -14- The hanging of Peter Smith-- Crime and punishment in the Appalachian Mountains


Crime and punishment in the Appalachian Mountains.

 On Oct. 2, 1905, A man was hung at Marshall NC the County seat of Madison County.  Most of us history nuts in the Western NC area are familiar with the Hanging of Peter Smith.  

Growing up in Madison Co. I had heard the stories and have seen the photographs of Smith standing on the gallows in Marshall out side of the Jail in  1905...


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 2019-05-26  28m
 
 

episode 13: Episode -13- 1901 murder of a sleeping family.


Five Four Two and the Blue episode - 13 – 1901  murder of a sleeping family.  

On the night of September 21st, 1909, a knock on a cabin door and a neighborly welcome turned to murder.  The family knew the visitor and quite naturally opened their home to him. By nine o’clock, all six family members were asleep. Using a pistol, a knife, and a hatchet the visitor is said to have slain the entire family, then set the cabin on fire and left...


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 2019-05-19  18m
 
 

Episode -12- Big Al Capone in the Appalachians


Episode -12- Big Al Capone in the Appalachians

Big Al in the Appalachians.   

Did the famous gangster "Scarface" Al Capone keep an apartment and hide out in Johnson City Tnn? 

And was the Mob involved with the death of a whole family in N.C. on Christmas Day,  all because of something the father saw in Johnson City?



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 2019-05-12  21m
 
 

episode 14: Episode -11 The Murder of 17 year old Muriel Baldridge 1947


Episode -11 The Murder of 17 year old Muriel Baldridge  in 1947

The Podcast starts with a brief musical ballad telling the story of a  tragic event from the Appalachian Mountains.  The Ballad written in 1949, the recording made in 1977.

The Ballad tell the story of the tragic Murder of Muriel Baldridge, the 17-year old high school cheerleader who was found beaten to death under a bridge the morning of June 28, 1949 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky...


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 2019-05-05  30m
 
 

episode 10: episode - 10 -gambling in the Mountains


Five Four Two and the Blue episode - 10 -gambling in the Mountains

Scheduled for April 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Illegal gambling in the Mountains.  Cases from 1901, 1955 and 1977.A look at the differences of how the Evil of Gambling and "Gambling Dens" was handled. 

In 1901 the NC state Legislature  passed a new Anti-Gambling Law...


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 2019-04-28  26m
 
 

episode 9: Episode - 9. Witchcraft Trials in Tenn,, Ghostly evidence and Court testimony in West Virginia


 Episode - 9. Witchcraft Trials in Tenn,, Ghostly evidence and Court testimony in West Virginia

Episode 9.   Three Shades of Blue stories, for Five Four Two and the Blue.  


Three stories of Law enforcement, and the court system. 


Two Witchcraft Trials in Tenn.

and

A Shade of Blue story of, Ghostly evidence and Court testimony in West Virginia.  

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 2019-04-21  26m
 
 

episode 8: Episode -8- Murder and attempted Murder on the Appalachian Trail


Episode -8- Murder and attempted Murder on the Appalachian Trail

The  shade of blue in this podcast on five for two and the blue. Puts us in the great outdoors along the Appalachian Trail.


For those of you who don’t know The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T...


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 2019-04-14  17m