Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Captain Chitwood holds a rock in front of his windshield which displays a large spider-web crack. Photograph appears with the article, "Rock Echoes Dope Drive," Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar 1935: A1. Captain Chitwood, head of the police narcotic squad, believes a group of marijuana peddlers are responsible for hurling a cobblestone at his car while he was driving at Main and Lamar streets. Captain Chitwood was injured by a few glass particles that flew into his eyes but avoided crashing into another vehicle and any other serious injury. Text from negative sleeve: CHITWOOD, EDDIE POLICE CAPT. Handwritten on negative: Eddie Chitwood Text from newspaper caption: Capt. Eddie Chitwood examining the cobblestone hurled at his car, supposedly by one of a gang of dope peddlers. The windshield was shattered and Chitwood cut by broken glass.
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Broken glass Police--California--Los Angeles Chitwood, Eddie