David Ralph Martin was a cross-dressing criminal who carried out
a string of sophisticated offenses in the 1970s and 1980s. A
prolific burglar, car thief, fraudster, and gunman, he possessed
a deep loathing of anyone in authority. In addition, he was a
master of disguise and a veritable Houdini when it came to
escaping from prison. After shooting a policeman during a botched
burglary, he escaped from court on Christmas Eve, 1982. When... more...