Episode 42 – Cartel Crimes

 

On this episode of Brew  Crime we are going to cover Cartel’s but that does not have to just mean Drug Cartels!  We hope you enjoy.

Griselda Blanco

Colombian-born Griselda Blanco  was a high-level operative in the infamous Medellin cartel and a scary bad ass.

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Wikiepdia
Biography

The Quintessential Canadian Cartel

The most lucrative heist in Canadian history is a very sticky situation involving a secret cartel.  This is the story of the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist and the Maple Syrup Cartel.

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Wikipedia
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Vanbhityfair
America Aljazeera

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Move over blood diamonds Avocado toast needs to be made

When drugs lost their value there was a new product to extort in Mexico.

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Business Insider
NY Times
The Guardian
USA Today
Aljaszeera
LA Times
Wbur
Wikipedia
Wikipedia

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Episode 41 – Double Cross Crimes

 

On this episode we cover cases of Double Crosses.

Death of Brian Wells

Two small sausage-and-pepperoni pizzas with a side of deception.

This story is paired with Dead Frog Brewery’s Double Cross Pale Ale.

Sources
Wikipedia
Sites.bu.edu
Wired

Dalia Dippolito

Don’t like your spouse you could try and hire a hitman

Sources
Sun Sentinel
News Journal
NBC News
Youtube
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Mark Whitacre

When an executive of a firm goes to the FBI and whistle blows you would think that would be the whole story.

Sources
Wikipedia
Forbes
Mark Whitacre
Chicago Tribune
Wikipedia
Washington Post

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Episode 40 – Celebrity Crimes V2

 

On this episode we were able to collaborate with friend of the Podcast CJ the host of Beyond the Rainbow Podcast.  This is a podcast that covers the LGBTQ community.  We hit up the theme of Celebrity Crimes.

Jeffrey Jones

Celebrated actor or a man in possession of Child Pornography.

Sources
EW
Inquisitr
Wikipedia
GQ

Murder Suicide of the Barsi Family

Judith Eva Barsi was only a child but she was a big star until her life was cut short.

Sources
Wikipeida
IMDB
Latlimes
wattpad
imdb
medium

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Youtube
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Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo was a Bi Sexual teen heart throb of the 1950’s Hollywood.   Was he murdered because of the cursed movie Rebel Without a Cause he starred in?

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Data Lounge
Billmichelmore
the Gossip
IMDB
elisa rolle
fox news
history
biography
queerty

Pot, Porno and Pee-wee Herman

Is Paul Reubens a Criminal or eccentric?

Beer pairing for this story is Vibrant Things from Steel & Oak Brewing.

Sources
Wikipedia
Youtube
Youtube

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Episode 39 – Terrible Parents

 

On this episode we cover three cases of terrible parents.

Josef Fritzl 

Some fathers are loving and caring and some lock their child in a dungeon  sadly for Elisabeth Fritzl she had the latter as a father.

Beer pairing for this story is Black Malts & Body Salts an Imperial Stout from To Øl of Denmark.

Sources
The Guardian
NY Times
Wikipedia 

Marcus Wesson

What says Good Parenting like rape, molestation, incest and murder?  This is the story of Marcus Wesson and his poor family.

Beer pairing for this story is Guardian IPA from Strange Fellows Brewing.

Sources
Wikiepdia
Murderpedia
Medium

David and Louise Turpin

This is about a pair of sub-human monsters named David and Louise Turpin.

Beer pairing for this story is Troll Juice Kveik DIPA from Parallel 49 Brewing.

 

Sources
Wikipedia
ABC News
All Thats Interesting
Bustle

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Episiode 38 – Cults Uncovered

 

On this episode we talked about cults with a special guest.  On this episode we had Emily G Thompson the author of true crime books and creator of Morbidology Podcast.  The episode begins with an interview about Emily’s books and how her podcast came to be and then we get into 4 cult cases.  Join us as we do down the cult rabbit hole.

Order of the Solar Temple

*sings* sunshine lollipops and rainbows everywhere, is not what you will find in The Solar Temple.

Beer Pairing for this story is Rapture of Folly Cherry Sour from Twa Dogs Beer out of Victoria Caledonian Distillery & Brewery

Sources
RCINET
Wikipedia
Wrldrels

Kirtland Cult

Jeffrey Lundgren led a Mormon offshoot that ended up in Murder.

Sources
-United States Court of Appeals,Sixth Circuit. Jeffrey D. LUNDGREN, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Betty MITCHELL, Warden, Respondent-Appellee
-The Kansas City Star, 25 August, 2006 – “Cult Leader to be Executed”
-End of Days: Predictions and Prophecies about the End of the World by Sylvia Browne
-Prophet of Death: The Mormon Atonement Killings by Pete Earley The Cincinnati Enquirer, 29 July, 1990 – “Trial Focuses on Cult Leader’s Control”
-Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crime by John Douglas, Ann W. Burgess, Allen G. Burgess and Robert K. Ressler
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7 January, 1990 – “Officials Ask Public to Help in Search for Cult Leader
-Akron Beacon Journal, 28 August, 1990 – “’Stop. It Hurts,’ Cried Avery before Slaying”
-The Newark Advocate, 17 September, 1990 – “Cult Trial Defendants Face Judges”

Brother XII

When a charismatic man is able to con a ton of people into handing over money a commune is born.

Beer pairing for this story is IPA No 12 from Collective Arts Brewing.

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Wikiepdia
Biographi
Archive Macleans
Atlas Obscura
Global News
Sunriseresort parksville
Times Columnist
Canadian Encyclopedia
Wikiepdia
Wikipedia

Jonestown

Jim Jones started out preaching for equality and ended up orchestrating a mass suicide.

Beer pairing for this story is Mad Ear from Trinity Brew.

Sources
Wikipedia
Rolling Stgone
History
Time

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Episode 37 – Music Crimes

 

On this episode we hit the topic of Music Crimes.  We also had composer, producer and podcaster Jayme McDonald as a guest.  Check out his work here.  He scored the new movie Dosed that talks about the use of Magic Mushrooms  (psilocybin) to help defeat the opioid crisis as well as its healing benefits.

More about Jayme McDonald:  Jayme McDonald aka MD is a composer/producer/podcast host who doubles in music as Chatterless ; releasing lofi and synthwave inspired projects.

Marvin Gaye’s Murder

This is the story of the lifelong war between Marvin Gaye and his father.

Beer paring for this story is Salt Spring Island Ales Warbler Wheat Ale.

Sources
Murderpedia
Smoothradio
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Youtube

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Lou Pearlman

you may not know Lou Pearlman and his crimes but I am sure you know the bands he helped create and manage.  Those include Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, O-Town, LFO, Take 5, Natural, US5, Jordan Knight, Aaron Carter, Smiles and Southstar, C-Note, Innosense and Solid HarmoniE.

Beer Pairing for this story is Scandal organic lager from Pacific Western Brewing.

Sources
Youtube
The Guardian
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Bob Marley and the Wailers

Three Murders and an assassination attempt make this quite the tragic band

Beer Pairing for this story is Reef Break Hemp Blonde from Bowen Island Brewing.

Sources
Daily Beast
Wikipedia
Jamaicaoberver
APnews
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
wikipedia
Wikipedia
The Guardian
Elivispelvis

Sound Clips
Youtube
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Robert Sylvester Kelly

We all know R. Kelly because he believed he could fly.  But the real story is the sexual abuse of minors and a sex cult.  With the case still in the courts much of this is still alleged but come on.

Beer pairing for this story is Uiltje Brewing (Dutch) Meneer De Uil a massive barrel aged beer using Glen Garioch Scotch barrels.

Sources
Distractify
Vanityfair
Wikipedia

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Episode 36 -Las Vegas Heists

 

This episode we head to Las Vegas to talk about some of the best heists.

Biker Bandit’ Bellagio Robbery in 2010

Anthony Carleo got on his bike and rolled off with a ton of cash and chips from the Bellagio.

Beer paring for this story is Microbrasserie Le Castor’s Farmhouse Houblon

Sources
Youtube
Rolling Stone
CBS News
ABC News

I would like to make a withdrawal

Bill Brennan was a nobody and a loner but sometimes they are the ones to snap and rob the Stardust.

Beer paring for this story is Twin Sails Brewing Bachelor Pad Double IPA

Sources
News3LV
Reddit
Only in your State
all thats interesting 

When All Else Fails, Join the Circus. Or in this case rob Circus-Circus

Armored Cars and a big score this is the story of Roberto Solis and Heather Tallchief.

Beer paring for this story is Barkerville Brewing High Stakes Imperial IPA.

Sources
Wikipedia
Thefullwiki
NBC News
Unsolved Mysteries

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