1 hr 7 min

The Stopwatch Gang Dark Poutine - True Crime and Dark History

    • True Crime

Episode 174 - Between 1974 and 1980, a group of three mask-wearing Canadian outlaws named Stephen Reid, Patrick (Paddy) Mitchell, and Lionel Wright, in well-planned, precisely timed and carefully executed heists, robbed at least 140 banks and armoured cars in Canada and the United States making off with a total of more than $15 million in cash, gold and other valuables.

Sources:
[The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang | The Atavist Magazine]
[Stephen Reid fonds - Search Research Collections]
[Inside Time by Jason Young - NFB]
[Paddy Mitchell’s Blog - A blog behind bars]
[Read This Bank Robber’s Life Online by Patrick Mitchell | Books - Scribd.com]
[The Stopwatch Gang: notorious bank robber, celebrated author dies – RCI | English]
[Lionel Wright | Today in Ottawa’s History]
[Stephen Reid - ABC BookWorld]
[Obituary: Stephen Reid - Ottawa Citizen]
[Stephen Reid’s 10 toughest prisons in North America]



Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/darkpoutine

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Episode 174 - Between 1974 and 1980, a group of three mask-wearing Canadian outlaws named Stephen Reid, Patrick (Paddy) Mitchell, and Lionel Wright, in well-planned, precisely timed and carefully executed heists, robbed at least 140 banks and armoured cars in Canada and the United States making off with a total of more than $15 million in cash, gold and other valuables.

Sources:
[The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang | The Atavist Magazine]
[Stephen Reid fonds - Search Research Collections]
[Inside Time by Jason Young - NFB]
[Paddy Mitchell’s Blog - A blog behind bars]
[Read This Bank Robber’s Life Online by Patrick Mitchell | Books - Scribd.com]
[The Stopwatch Gang: notorious bank robber, celebrated author dies – RCI | English]
[Lionel Wright | Today in Ottawa’s History]
[Stephen Reid - ABC BookWorld]
[Obituary: Stephen Reid - Ottawa Citizen]
[Stephen Reid’s 10 toughest prisons in North America]



Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/darkpoutine

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1 hr 7 min

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