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Ruffians and Ne’er-do-wells

Sidney Kelly 

Sidney Kelly, June 25, 1924. Villainies included shooting, assault and illegal baccarat. “Drives own motor car, dresses well.”

Sydney Skukerman 

Sydney Skukerman, (alias Kukarman, alias Cecil Landan), September 25, 1924.

Kong Lee 

Kong Lee, November 27, 1922. A “safe blower and thief,” seen riding trains “in the company of card sharpers and spielers.”

William Stanley Moore 

William Stanley Moore, May 1, 1925. An opium dealer and peddler of fake cocaine. “Associates with water front thieves.”

From this fine collection of 1920s mugshots.