Glasgow's Godfather: The Astonishing Inside Story of Walter Norval, the City's First Crime Boss
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He hit the headlines 22 years ago when he was jailed for 14 years for armed robberies on a hospital pay-roll and a bank. But Jackson, who worked as a beat cop in Easterhouse, said the big mistake was that there was no attempt to to tackle the gangs before they took hold. A Blue Angels member was sentenced to four months in prison in November 2015 after being convicted of assaulting his son's teacher during a parents' evening at a school in Aalst.
Lobban was a small-time crook who had asked Glover for money the night before Fat Boy’s funeral, and who may have been the last to see Glover alive.Every time he got drunk, which was often, he’d add to the story, though he never got as far as suggesting he was the gunman. Blue Angels stelen materiaal op bouwwerf om lokaal te isoleren Het Laatste Nieuws (8 July 2010) "Archived copy".
It’s alleged Thompson denied any involvement and offered to send Janette on a cruise with his wife Rita.The club's co-founder and former president Allan Morrison died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on 29 January 2020, aged 77. On the day of the murder he claimed he had argued with his 15-year-old girlfriend who was expecting his baby. Last night, was the premiere of Peter Mullan's new movie Neds, which focuses on Glasgow's gang culture of the 70s, and how bright boy John McGill becomes embroiled in its violence.
However Mr Pearson is keen to dispel the notion that the XYY robbers were harmless Robin Hood type characters. A turf war involving the Blue Angels and the Nomads – a motorcycle club formed in Aberdeen in 1966 – started after the Blue Angels expanded into Aberdeenshire by "patching over" the Road Mutts and Tribe clubs. A battalion of armed raiders were hitting hospital pay rolls, wages depots and banks with military precision all over Scotland.He climbed the ranks and went on to control protection rackets, pubs and clubs and armed robbery gangs.