01/05/1936 FBI's J. Edgar Hoover arrests gangster Alvin "Creepy" Karpis
Alvin Karpis "Public Enemy No. 1"
Alvin Karpis interview !
Alcatraz Convict - Alvin Karpis (AZ-325), Public Enemy #1
Secrets of J Edgar Hoover
Alvin Francis Karpis was a Canadian-born criminal of Lithuanian descent known for being a leader of the Barker–Karpis gang in the 1930s. Karpis led the gang along with Fred Barker and Arthur "Doc" Barker. There were only four "public enemies" ever given the title of "Public Enemy #1" by the FBI and he was the only one to be taken alive.