Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Robert Garrow


The sources for this article include personal interviews with Lt. Larry Lisotta (NYSDC Ret.), Hamilton County Court Clerk Jane Zarecki, official records, newspaper articles and the court transcripts of the trial of Robert Garrow held at the Hamilton County Courthouse June 10 through June 27, 1974, as well as the references listed below:

Alibrandi, Tom and Armani, Frank H. (1984) Privileged Information. New York City, NY: Harper Collins

Breasted, Mary. "Wife and Son Aid Hunt for Adirondack Suspect". August 2, 1973, "Bloodhounds Lose the Scent of Suspect in Upstate Murder", August 4, 1973, "Murder Suspect, Object of 11 Day Upstate Manhunt, Wounded and Captured", August 10, 1973, New York Times

Geewax, Marilyn. "Garrow Eludes Capture". September 11, 1978, Poughkeepsie Journal.

Gordon, Dan. "Escapee Killed in Shootout". September 12, 1978, "'Garrow Search Painstaking, But It Finally Paid Dividend", Septemeber 12, 1978, Poughkeepsie Journal.

Nelson, Bryce. "Ethical Dilemma: Should Lawyers Turn in Clients?". July 2, 1974, Los Angeles Times.

Sleight, Peter and Borak, Jeffrey. "Murderer Still at Large", September 10, 1978, "State Issues Its Report on Garrow", September 15, 1978, Poughkeepsie Journal.

Sleight, Peter. "Garrow Got Pistol in Prison, Police Say". September 14, 1978, "Four Arrested in Garrow Escape", September 21, 1978, Poughkeepsie Journal.

Van Gelder, Lawrence. "Parolee Hunted in Camp Slaying". July 31, 1973, New York Times.


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