Betty Alt

Betty Alt and Sandra Wells are the co-authors of five other books, all delving into the area of criminal justice. They include: Wicked Women; Fleecing Grandma and Grandpa; Policewomen: Life with the Badge; Mountain Murders: Homicide in the Rockies. Well has a Ph.D from Colorado State University and retired as chief investigator with the Pueblo, Colorado District Attorney’s office. Betty Alt has an M.A. in history from Northeast Missouri State University and is a lecturer in sociology at Colorado State University - Pueblo.
Jan 27, 2014
Jan. 27, 2014An excerpt from Ban the Booze: Prohibition in the Rockies by Betty Alt and Sandra Wells.The authors take a brief look at the 18 years of Prohibition in Colorado.  Its pages cover the purpose, problems and people involved in the “noble experiment” and the...
Sep 29, 2010
Joseph "Scotty" Spinuzzi An excerpt from the book: Mountain Mafia: Organized Crime in the Rockies, detailing the 1960 murder trial of “Scotty” Spinuzzi.  The book covers some of the more colorful leaders in the West's organized crime operations, including Joe “Little...