Crimes



In 1922, at the age of 18, Floyd held up a post office and got away with pennies ($3.50).  Later, he was arrested on suspicion, but his father provided him with an alibi.   (Crime:  Armed Robbery)

On September 16, 1925, in St. Louis, Floyd robbed a grocery store and got away with $16,000.  Police were suspicious of his new wealth and searched his home, finding robbery money.  He was arrested and sentenced to five years in the Missouri State Penitentiary.  Floyd only had to serve three of his five year sentence.   (Crime:  Armed Robbery)

Floyd reportedly committed several robberies in the span between 1925 and 1929.

On March 9, 1929, Floyd was arrested in Kansas City, Missouri on investigation.

On May 6, 1929, Floyd was arrested for vagrancy and suspicion of Highway Robbery, but was released the next day.   (Crime:  Vagrancy)

On May 9, 1929, Floyd was arrested in Pueblo, Colorado and charged with vagrancy.  He was also fined $50.00 and sentenced to 60 days in jail.  (Crime:  Vagrancy)

In November 1929, Floyd may have killed his father's killer, Jim Mills.

On February 3, 1930, Floyd robbed a Sylvania, Ohio bank.    (Crime:  Armed Robbery)

On May 20, 1930, Floyd was arrested in Toledo, Ohio for the Sylvania Robbery.  He was sentenced on November 24, 1930 to 12 - 15 years in the Ohio State Penitentiary, but escaped en-route.   (Crime:  Escape)

On July 22, 1930, Floyd shot and killed ATF Agent C. Burke in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Crime:  Murder)

On March 25, 1931, bootlegging brothers Wolly and Boll Ash were found murdered.  Floyd was suspected.

On April 7, 1932, Floyd killed former McIntosh County, Oklahoma Sheriff Erv Kelley (bounty hunter). (Crime:  Murder)

On June 16, 1933, Floyd was suspected to have taken part in the Kansas City Massacre.

On October 22, 1934, Floyd was shot and killed in East Liverpool, Ohio after evading authorities.  (Crime:  Resisting Arrest and Fugitive From Justice)