What does a city mayor, a strip club, the Dallas Cowboys, and a murder-for-hire plot have in common? Tune in this week as Erin regales us with this strange true story out of Arlington in 2012.
1. Alleged murder plot’s an odd footnote to Arlington’s fading strip club scene. (2012, April 12). The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved from https://www.dallasnews.com/news/news/2012/04/12/alleged-murder-plots-an-odd-footnote-to-arlingtons-fading-strip-club-scene
2. Allen, J. (2012, January 21). Strip Club Owner Says He Was Forced Out By Arlington Cops. Retrieved from https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/01/21/strip-club-owner-says-he-was-forced-out-by-arlington-cops/
3. FBI Seize Cache Of Weapons From Man Accused of Targeting Arlington Mayor. (2012, April 12). CBS DFW 21. Retrieved from https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/04/12/fbi-seize-cache-of-weapons-from-man-accused-of-targeting-arlington-mayor/
4. Gaines, D., & Douglas, Jr, J. (2013, January 22). Mayor Talks Impact Of Murder-For-Hire Plot To Kill Him. CBS DFW 21. Retrieved from https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/01/22/mayor-talks-impact-of-murder-for-hire-plot-to-kill-him/
5. Gillett, B. (2012, April 11). Arlington Mayor Speaks On Murder-For-Hire Plot. CBS DFW 21. Retrieved from https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/04/11/arlington-mayor-speaks-on-murder-for-hire-plot/
6. Goodman, M., Thomas, M., Allen, J., & Crowe, R. (2012, April 10). FBI: Strip Club Owner Wanted To Pay To Kill Arlington Officials. DFW CBS 21. Retrieved from https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/04/10/fbi-strip-club-owner-wanted-to-pay-to-kill-arlington-officials/
7. Nicholson, E. (2013, January 22). Ryan Grant, the Strip Club Owner Who Tried to Kill Arlington’s Mayor, Got 10 Years in Prison. Dallas Observer. Retrieved from https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/ryan-grant-the-strip-club-owner-who-tried-to-kill-arlingtons-mayor-got-10-years-in-prison-7123541
8. Ordinances Governing Sexually Oriented Business in the City of Arlington, Texas. (2008). City of Arlington.
9. Schrock, S., & Mitchell, M. (2012, April 13). Feds seized 22 guns from Arlington, Texas, strip club owner. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Retrieved November 9, 2018, from https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/crime/article24727828.html
10. Tone, J. (2012, April 11). “Call Me Whn U Can:” How the Feds Say Flashdancer’s Owner Plotted to Have Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck Killed. Dallas Observer. Retrieved from https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/call-me-whn-u-can-how-the-feds-say-flashdancers-owner-plotted-to-have-arlington-mayor-robert-cluck-killed-7116916
11. Wilonsky, R. (2012, January 13). One of Arlington’s Last Remaining Strip Clubs, Flashdancer, Takes City to Federal Court. Dallas Observer. Retrieved from https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/one-of-arlingtons-last-remaining-strip-clubs-flashdancer-takes-city-to-federal-court-7120321