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10 things you might not know about John Dillinger's capture in Tucson

10 things you might not know about John Dillinger's capture in Tucson

On January 25, 1934, John Dillinger and his crew of criminals, Charley Makley, Russell Clark and triggerman Harry Pierpont, were apprehended by Tucson law enforcement following a string of bank robberies, murders and jailbreaks carried out from Kentucky to South Dakota. 

The gang came to Tucson to hide from the heat and get out of the cold, but soon found themselves behind bars. They were eventually transported east to face their fates. 

Here are 10 things you might not know about Dillinger's capture, taken from Arizona Daily Star stories written at the time: 

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