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In 1885 a reporter for the Santa Cruz Sentinel asked ex-sheriff Charlie Lincoln who was the most notorious character that he had encountered during his tenure in office. After a short pause the former "boy sheriff" reached back into his memory and called forth

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Excerpted from "Charole"--The Life of Branciforte Bandido Faustino Lorenzana by Phil Reader