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 in 22 countries worldwide. felonfile.com
Episode 6-7. The 1927 North Carolina Miller manhunt
The Story of the Broadus Miller manhunt in 1927. Newspapers Nationwide that year wrote about the 13-day murder and manhunt incident.
It was called “The Largest Manhunt in Western North Carolina History”. How did it end? Is there more to the story than what the papers said?
Listen and decide.
On line 7-31-2021 @ 7 PM EST USA.
Bonus 6 3. Victoria's Special level of hell for Offenders
Victoria's latest collection of candidates for that special level of Hell reserved for Child Molesters and people who talk in the theater.
11 Recent arrests of individuals using the internet to lure children into abuse.
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Felon File Podcast 6-6. The Bluebeard of Paris. Who was the Serial Killer called the Bluebeard of Paris? Who and how many did he kill? Murdering women and their family members from January 1915 to January 1919. He was arrested and given a standing-room-only trial. It was thought Madam Guillotine had finished the story. Yet in 1966 Bluebeard once more was in the world of media and news, as well as back in a modern courtroom. E...
Episode 6-5. The Shooting of Sheriff Merrill & the first shot of the Civil War in North Carolina.
It was Election day May 13th, 1861 in a Small North Carolina Mountain town. There is a disturbance in the street. A pistol shot, then a pursuit of the shooter. A young boy is shot and Sheriff Ranson Merrill is killed. Who did it and why?
Was this the first shot of the American Civil War in North Carolina? Many questions, but...
Episode 6-4 The Taco Bell Strangler of the 1990s
Henry Louis Wallace, labeled the "The Taco Bell Strangler", by the press of the early 1990s.
An American serial killer who targeted women in Charlotte, North Carolina.
How was he caught and where is he today?
Listen to discover.
A bonus podcast of Felon File.
This weekend. July fourth, 2021 is the celebration of Independence in the United States of America. An ongoing experiment in freedom and independence.
Podcast producer, Victora vents on the issue of free speech for Police and Law Enforcement Agencies banned from the Facebook platform.
On-Line for the 4th.
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Bonus start of season 6. Murder of a 7-year-old.
A bonus episode by Podcast Producer Victoria, while Scott is doing some research and investigation for the upcoming season six of the felon file podcast. The Cold case murder of a 7-year-old young man, Knowledge Sims. One year ago April 2020.
The murders still at large. Hiding from justice.
Episode 5-20. Two Homicides from 2011
Ten years. One decade ago. 2011 was a busy year. A Lot was going on in the world.
In 2011, Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was killed by a very serious group of people who didn't like him very much.
In May, 2011 the United States killed Osama bin Laden. This was also done by a very, very serious group of people, who did not care for him much either.
In North Carolina, 519 homicides...
Episode 5-19. Executed twice. Was it Double Jeopardy?
1944 murder of a Louisiana druggist in his own backyard. Lost evidence and unchallenged confessions. There was a trial of one 15-year-old defendant. He was found guilty and executed. Twice.
On line 5-29-2021 at 7:00 PM EST
Episode 5-18. The thirty-year murder case.
A 1900 argument over one man’s wife ends in the death of one of two Mountain cousins. The shooter disappears only to reappear at the sheriffs office turning himself in and demanding a trial 30 years later. Why then? No one was looking for him. The crime had mostly been forgotten. Listen and find out the reasons.
On line 5-22-2021 @ 7:00 PM EST
Episode 5-17, That Special Place in Hell.
Scott discusses three shade of blue stories where the victims are some of our most vulnerable in our society. Three current stories of how the perpetrators were stopped. What they face after being caught and tried.
One suspect receiving the ultimate penalty and his case being heard in a very high court.
On line on 5-15-2021 at 7:00 PM EST.on most Podcast Platforms.
Who killed the Hermit of spring creek and Why?
Today's discussion and shade of blue story is a homicide from 1939 Madison County, North Carolina.
Who murdered the mountain hermit? How did they get caught?
Why were the offenders tried in court twice?
Listen and find out.
On-Line 5-8-2021 @ 7:00 PM EST
bonus, 5-1 Are ACRB?
“ACAB – the barrel is rotten,” reads the sign outside of Our Place Inn – a family-owned motel and RV park in Maggie Valley North Carolina.
A.C.A.B. is an acronym meaning “All Cops Are Bas****.”
Some were deeply offended because two police officers recently lost their lives just a few counties away.
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Episode 5-15 The massacre of the Donnelly family.
An Irish immigrant family who settled in the backcountry of Upper Canada.
Physical and court fights over property, money, transport franchises, and other issues between the Donnelly family and their neighbors turned deadly one night in February 1880.
James Donnelly opened his front door one morning and was met by 15 to 20 disguised night riders.
The men killed the family then set...
Episode 5-14. At 15 years old he was told to die in prison. He came close.
Freedom after 82 % of his life was spent behind bars. Is it constitutional? Legal? Morally right? What alternatives do we have for convicted killers?
Lots of questions, what are the answers. A look at several examples of long prison terms.
Episode 5-13 The wicked stepmother. Truth or Fiction.
The stories of the wicked stepmother aren't always fairy tales. A shade of blue story going beyond the Appalachian mountains. Beyond and down. Down under to Australia if we were to be more specific. Our discussion takes us from Wagga Wagga, Australia, to Hickory North Carolina USA. The tragic story of a freckle-faced little girl, Zahra Baker.
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Episode 5-12. Cops in Court. Carjacker lectures. Egg thief Deputy of Buncombe County & Covid crooks
In this episode, Cops in Court. A carjacker lectures a mother on child safety. The 1800's egg thief Deputy of Buncombe County. The Remo rocket scientist and more Covid crooks.
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