Glenn meets a mentor in the Washington State Reformatory and finds that education and boxing might be his way out. After release and having done time with adult criminals, Glenn’s skillset has broadened. Stealing a gun, robbing a cafe, a bank, and kidnapping a local man, Glenn’s back on track to becoming a career criminal. Running to Minneapolis, Glenn meets a man who will become his partner in crime, but will this guy lead Glenn to the dark places he could have never imagined?
Glenn is sent to the Washington State Training School where he’s beaten by both inmates and guards. After escape, he continues to pursue a career in crime. Kidnapping, armed robbery, extortion, stealing horses and a Police car all add up to being sentenced to 3-5 years in the State Reformatory an adult institution at Monroe Washington, Glenn was 14 year old and more than ever committed to becoming a career criminal.
Nathan Glenn William grew up like every other kid in the 1920’s except his hero’s were Americas enemies. Glenn began a life of serious crime at age 11 by 12 he was in a reformatory and at 23 sentenced to life in prison for being a habitual criminal. After early release he was back to his life of crime that eventually led him to a 25 year sentence on Alcatraz where he befriended some of the notorious criminal he idolized as a kid.
Season 4 of High Adventure Podcast takes you on a journey following a career bank robber Nathan Glenn Williams. Literally using planes, trains, and automobiles to commit his crimes Glenn Williams goes from reformatories to state prisons and chain gangs to Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.