James “Whitey” Bulger’s criminal activity spans decades, leading up to his arrest in 2011 after 16 years on the run. Here are some key dates:
1948 — James Bulger Jr. is arrested in South Boston on a criminal assault charge.
January 1956 — FBI names 26-year-old James Bulger Jr. as an alleged participant in a $12,000 bank robbery from Hoosier State Bank in Hammond, Ind. Feds say he goes by “Whitey” or “Sonny” Bulger.
Source: Boston Herald