A week after the U. That included not only countering sabotage and espionage, but also addressing more mundane war-related matters like Selective Service violations, desertion, and theft of government property. It was the significant number of these cases that convinced FBI Headquarters to keep the office open following the end of the war in August And with the onset of the Cold War, the division continued its national security work. Like other offices, though, the division also pursued serious violent and white-collar crimes. In , for example, Norfolk investigators responded to the sexual assault and murder of a six-year-old.
A man named Lawrence Markham was quickly identified, captured, and convicted for the crime.
Throughout such investigations, whether national security or criminal in nature, the division worked closely with U. Although there were many important cases in the division through the s and early s, several fugitive matters stood out. In , agents arrested John Roe Priester in Accomack after tracking him through densely wooded terrain and marsh land.
Not long after that, Director Hoover commended the division for its work in the capture of a number of other fugitives wanted for robbery. And in , Norfolk agents arrested an enlisted naval man for the assault of his wife and the murder of her lover. Bank robberies were an ongoing concern in the s.
In , Norfolk agents arrested several naval enlisted personnel for bank robberies in North Carolina. In this and similar cases, the Bureau was ably assisted by U. Navy law enforcement personnel. Norfolk investigators made key arrests in violent bank robberies during the next two years. During , the Norfolk area had experienced 18 bank robberies. The next year, there had been 10 fewer, and in , there were only seven bank robberies.
All seven bank robbery investigations in resulted in the identification of the responsible subjects. In , the Norfolk special agent in charge informed FBI Headquarters that his workload had increased from to 1, cases over the course of a year, largely due to increased Klan activity in his jurisdiction.
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In one of many successful investigations, Norfolk agents arrested a local KKK member, who was later sentenced to prison for destruction of government property. Throughout the s, the investigation of espionage, organized gambling rings, and wanted fugitives remained priorities.
Napoli, a fugitive wanted for murder, was located and arrested at a funeral home where 50 members of the gang had gathered to mourn the death of one of their own, who was killed in a shoot-out with a rival gang. McCoy had been serving a year sentence for hijacking a commercial airliner and then bailing out over Provo, Utah with a half-million dollars in ransom money.
A few months later, McCoy fired on agents who were attempting to arrest him and was killed with return fire. He was thought by some to be the elusive hijacker D. Cooper , but subsequent investigation has shown that he was not.
Changes in FBI policy and practice—especially the cultivation of long-term undercover operations—were as important in Norfolk as they were across the Bureau. Undercover investigators made drug buys during the case, leading to 13 federal indictments. Small bites or a feast, this book is delicious. Feb 21, Elaine rated it really liked it. Jun 05, Jan rated it it was amazing. Aug 14, Lynn Farris rated it it was amazing.
This compendium of short stories written by the Chesapeake Chapter of the Sisters in Crime is terrific. I found it was nice to be able to read a story or two while I was waiting in line at the bank or between loads of clothes. There are 14 stories in total.
Nov 25, Conny rated it it was amazing Shelves: first-reads. I was a First Read Winner of this book and I thoroughly enjoyed it. This is a wonderful collection of short stories that do not disappoint. Each highly entertaining and not easily forgotten, and each story can easily be read in one sitting. If you ever had a bad day at work, or just dreamed about maybe getting even, then this is a good book to read.
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Anthology of mystery stories by authors living in the Chesapeake Bay area. Some not as good as others, over all an engrossing read. Apr 16, Kathleen rated it it was amazing. The Shari Randall Story is very well done! This is a collection of short stories that I found less than inspiring.
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