Episode 174 - Between 1974 and 1980, a group of three mask-wearing Canadian outlaws named Stephen Reid, Patrick (Paddy) Mitchell, and Lionel Wright, in well-planned, precisely timed and carefully executed heists, robbed at least 140 banks and armoured cars in Canada and the United States making off with a total of more than $15 million in cash, gold and other valuables.

Sources:

[The Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang | The Atavist Magazine]

[Stephen Reid fonds - Search Research Collections]

[Inside Time by Jason Young - NFB]

[Paddy Mitchell’s Blog - A blog behind bars]

[Read This Bank Robber’s Life Online by Patrick Mitchell | Books - Scribd.com]

[The Stopwatch Gang: notorious bank robber, celebrated author dies – RCI | English]

[Lionel Wright | Today in Ottawa’s History]

[Stephen Reid - ABC BookWorld]

[Obituary: Stephen Reid - Ottawa Citizen]

[Stephen Reid’s 10 toughest prisons in North America]

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