11 Dec 1930

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KOSWELL, CHATE8 received professor' Tactics In- Ft a the ' former b >' .very age the; S.' Edna state Oil was ACEPENDLETON, NOTEDWIT, IS HELD IN TEXAS FI5GER PRIMS CONFIRMED BY EL PASO POLICE; HAN ADMITS IDENTITY Odessa, Tex., Dee. 11—(AP) — A f man held here as Ace Pendleton today admitted to officers he was the much- sought bank robber after finger prints' had been .confirmed by the El Paso police department. ' •' • The man's linger prints ware forwarded to the El Paso police department for classification. The . man was arrested while attempting to start an automobile, after he and a companion had tried to break into a store Monday night. They had left their guns in the ton- neau of their automobile and were surprised by officers. r Pendleton is wanted • in Pampa, Texas; Purcell, .Okla., and other points of the southwest for .robberies. Much Wanted Man . Odessa, Texas, Dec. 11—(AP)—A man officers believe is Ace Pendleton, widely-sought bank robber, was held here, today. He was arrested Monday night while trying to start an automobile after a robbery. Officers said the man had been identified by finger 'prints as Pendleton, wanted in Pampa, Texas; Purcell, Okla.,.and many 'other points of the southwest ; on bank ' robbery charges! . . .Had Escaped Jail El Paso, Texas, Dec. ll^-(AP)— When Ace Pendleton gave his name as Harry "C Ward, 306 Overland street, El Paso, to Odessa police after his! arrest-there Monday, he provided the clue to His real identity. ...'.• ThiS^ciue IgiVen to the fingerprint expert of. the El Paso police department enabled definite identification, officers' here said, which Pendleton reports said' the fugitive confirmed.' Pendleton .was arrested here in 1929 by authorities and returned '• to Arkansas to face a charge of bank, robbery. He escaped from jail'in Eldorado, Ark, yesterday of the chief in limit under

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  1. The Roswell Daily Record,
  2. 11 Dec 1930, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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