Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Chowchilla Kidnapping Trio Plead Guilty

On July 25, 1977, one year and ten days after the crime, Frederick Woods, and brothers Richard and James Schoenfeld pleaded guilty to kidnapping a school bus full of children and holding them for ransom. Richard Shoenfeld was released on parole in the summer of 2012; the other two remain incarcerated.