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 - Sutton, ' from quality the it to be a GAR THIEF...
Sutton, ' from quality the it to be a GAR THIEF HAS POLICE RECORD Sent to Eldova Twice; Stole Car Previously Decorah--Willisou J. · Rima, 19, who was trailed to his home by bloodhounds after he had stolen and wrecked 3 automobiles in 2 weeks, is being held in the Winneshiek county jail while officers determine the nature o£ the charge to be brought. "I thought maybe I would get caught some day, but I did not think a darned flea Hound would land me in jail," said Rima, confessed to stealing, wrecking and attempting to crash over cliffs the river 3 cars within the past month. On June 9, 1939, Bill Rima, 15, was sentenced to the Eldora reform school for a minor crime and paroled the sume day. On June 29, 1939, on confession to theft of the car-of Erlin Lomen, organization director for the Farm Bureau and former president, he was sentenced to Eldora,- where he served as a model prisoner was released when 18. By strange. coincidence, the last car he stole Nov. 27, 1933, also belonged to Erlin Lomen, owner of the 1st car he stole. His recent arrest solved a mysterious mysterious series o£ automobile thefts In which the thief took the hand

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  1. The Mason City Globe-Gazette,
  2. 02 Dec 1943, Thu,
  3. Page 16

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