U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

U.S. vs. Charles J. Burton, Marie Wimmer, John J. White, et al.: Judgment and Commitment

Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 13768: United States vs. Charles J. Burton, Marie Wimmer, John J. White, Goldie Ricehouse, Earl Lanne, and Beatrice Jackman, defendants. Burton entered a plea of nolo contendere in count two, the United States having dismissed count one, and was sentenced to jail for two months, suspended for two years probation, and a fine of $200. Wimmer entered a plea of nolo contendere in count two, the United States having dismissed count one, and was sentenced to jail for six months, suspended for two years probation, and a fine of $500.

U.S. vs. Charles J. Burton, Marie Wimmer, John J. White, et al.: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13768: United States vs. Charles J. Burton, Marie Wimmer, John J. White, Goldie Ricehouse, Earl Lanne, and Beatrice Jackman, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 2nd Precinct of the 11th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

U.S. vs. Charles Gargotta: Verdict

Verdict in the trial of Criminal Case No. 12584: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. The defendant was found guilty in all three counts of illegal weapons charges. Gargotta was a Pendergast ally and organized crime leader, and the case is part of a shootout incident involving Sheriff Thomas Bash, rival bootlegger Ferris Anthon, and others.

U.S. vs. Charles Gargotta: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 12584: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. Gargotta was charged in three counts related to the possession and concealment of two .45 caliber pistols that had been stolen from the National Guard Armory in Kansas City, Kansas. Gargotta was a Pendergast ally and organized crime leader, and the case is part of a shootout incident involving Sheriff Thomas Bash, rival bootlegger Ferris Anthon, and others.

U.S. vs. Charles Gargotta: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 4414: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. Gargotta is charged with three counts of selling whiskey: one half pint to Henry Fulton, two ounces to Harry Hall, and another two ounces to Set Carson on July 5, 1921. He was also charged, in a fourth count, of a second offense of possession of "intoxicating liquor."

U.S. vs. Charles Gargotta: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 5928: United States vs. Charles Gargotta, defendant. The defendant is charged with the sale and possession of "one-half pint of whiskey" and "maintain[ing] a common nuisance" at 212 Independence Avenue.

U.S. vs. Charles Cartello, Robert McKinney, John Brown, et al.: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13684: United States vs. Charles Cartello, Robert McKinney, John Brown (alias Dan D. Brown), Edward C. Duncan, and Edward J. Schmidt, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 8th Precinct of the 12th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

U.S. vs. Charles Carrollo: Judgment and Commitment

Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 14581: United States vs. Charles Carrollo, defendant. Carrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to one year and one day in penitentiary, to run consecutively with his sentence in case No. 14578.

U.S. vs. Charles Carrollo: Judgment and Commitment

Judgments and commitments in Criminal Case No. 14578: United States vs. Charles Carrollo, defendant. Carrollo, a Kansas City mob boss, was found guilty in the charge of perjury and sentenced to four years in the penitentiary.

U.S. vs. Charles Carrollo: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14573: United States vs. Charles V. Carrollo, defendant. Carrrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, and was charged in connection with his application for naturalization as a United States citizen. The indictment states that Carrollo had, under oath, sworn that during the years prior to filing for naturalization, he had "behaved as a personal of good moral character," and specifically, that he had denied receiving any profit from gambling or gaming. The indictment charges that he knowingly perjured himself in doing so.

U.S. vs. Charles Carrollo: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14639: United States vs. Charles V. Carrollo, defendant. Carrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, and was charged with income tax evasion in the years 1935-1939. The indictment details his sources of income, including smoke and cigar shops, gaming and gambling operations, casinos, liquor distributors, and nightclubs and bars.

U.S. vs. Charles Carrollo: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14462: United States vs. Charles V. Carrollo, defendant. Carrollo, aka "Charlie the Wop," was a Kansas City mob boss, and was charged with mailing a letter and unsigned bill of sale granting one-quarter ownership of a lottery-style gaming operation, the Fortune Skill-Ball game, at 2 West 39th Street.