Nov. 4, 2019

Episode 149: Fugitives from Justice: Jesse James Hollywood

Episode 149: Fugitives from Justice: Jesse James Hollywood

A small time drug dealer kidnaps a rival's younger brother in order to settle a debt.  The unfolding series of events would become one of California's most bizarre and tragic kidnapping cases on record and would even inspire an award-winning...

A small time drug dealer kidnaps a rival's younger brother in order to settle a debt.  The unfolding series of events would become one of California's most bizarre and tragic kidnapping cases on record and would even inspire an award-winning Hollywood movie.  

Resources:

Jesse Katz for Los Angeles Magazine, "The Last Ride of Jesse James Hollywood", February 2002. 

Colby Frazier for Daily Sound, "Hollywood tells his story", June 24, 2009. 

Henry Chu and Solomon Moore for The Los Angeles Times, "Fugitive Kept Low Profile in Quiet Brazilian Beach Town", March 11, 2005. 

Chris Hansen for Dateline, "The Real Story Behind 'Alpha Dog', Jan 15, 2007. 

Tyler Hayden for The Santa Barbara Independent, "Meet Mrs. Jesse James Hollywood", Feb 4, 2014. 

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Music Credits: 

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Floating Cities" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

"Life of Riley" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)