Alphonse Capone

Emmerson Freeman

Alphonse Capone's Early Years

Al Capone A.K.A Scar Face was born in Brooklyn, on January 17th 1899. His parents names were Gabriel and Teresina Capone, they were both immigrants from Italy . Even from when he was little he was already causing trouble and forming gangs. When Al was 14, he got expelled from school for losing his temper and slapping a female teacher in the face. One of his first gangs started after he got expelled when he saw someone steal a lady's purse. He formed the gang to go beat up the kid who stole the purse, then get the purse back.

Capone's Crimes

Al Capone has committed very many crimes, but one of his most famous crimes is the Saint Valentines day Massacre. The Saint Valentines Day Massacre happened in 1929. What happened was, 7 men were gunned down inside a Clark Street garage the mastermind behind the St. Valentine's Day Massacre has remained a mystery, though suspicions usually point to Al Capone. As I said, he has committed many more crimes but was finally put in jail for tax evasion.
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Prison for Capone

Al Capone was sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion. After that Al was sent to Alcatraz. Al was one of the first prisoners at the new federal prison. Although he came into Alcatraz a powerful man, the prison weakened him.

Capone's Last Days

Al Capone owned many whore houses during his life and also had syphilis. He ended up dying from cardiac arrest.