Young Love, Serious Crime


Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

Teller And His Teenage Moll

Episode 215 is dedicated to True Crime Historian listener Virgil Kay, who sent me the case file on this story of a pair of bandits on the run, a 27-year-old exhibitionist and his 17-year-old moll, a tough girl who was said to be the brains behind the operation, such as it was.

Find out what happened to Louis and Tone from their grandson, the son of the daughter Toni Ritenour had in prison, telling all about it: Escaping Alcatraz – The Story of Jamie’s Grandfather.

  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music.
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun
  • Richard O Jones, Executive Producer