Hello History Fans! As we pass through the corridors of time, we visit the fate Curly Bill Brocius.

Fred Dodge was a well-remembered Wells Fargo employee and associate of Wyatt Earp. Early in his days in Tombstone, Dodge appeared to be doing a bit of law enforcement, though it was during this time frame that he later claimed he was an undercover agent, employed by J.J. Valentine, General Superintendent for Wells Fargo in the West. “Caught in the Act. Fred. Dodge caught a fellow taking a cot from the rear of the Rural House last evening, and made him throw up his hands, when he placed him under arrest. He will have a taial [trial] this morning.”

JOHN D. ROSE has lived in Sierra Vista and its area since 1966 and has published seven books, numerous articles on his website, WyattEarpExplorers.com, and has been featured in Arizona Highways. His books can be found at the Sierra Vista, Bisbee and Benson Ace Hardware stores, the San Pedro House, the Fairbank School House Museum and the Get Lit Bookstore in Sierra Vista.. Most importantly, he was once carrier of the month as a Herald/Dispatch paper boy in his younger days.

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