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Bulger’s Life In Hiding: Hundreds Of Documents & Photos Released

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Bulger Documents: Part 1 (Photos: Apartment, Fake Licenses, Guns, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 2 (Photos: Apartment, Fake Licenses, Guns, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 3 (Photos: Apartment, Fake Licenses, Guns, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 4 (Photos: Stockpiled Goods, Mafia Books, Apartment, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 5 (Photos: Stockpiled Goods, Mafia Books, Apartment, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 6 (Photos: Money, Guns, Records, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 7 (Photos: Apartment, Wall Cutouts, Cash, Guns, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 8 (Photos: Guns, Apartment, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 9 (Photos: Apartment, Guns, Knives, Cash, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 10 (Photos: Bills, Cash, Guns, Apartment)

Bulger Documents: Part 11 (Photos: Bathroom, Bedroom, Closets)

Bulger Documents: Part 12 (Photos: Cash, Stockpiled Goods, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 13 (Money, Clothes, Jewelry, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 14 (Bills, Travel Receipts, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 15 (Utility Bills, Money Orders, Etc.)

Bulger Documents: Part 16 (Fake Docs)

Bulger Documents: Part 17 (Television News Transcripts)

Bulger Documents: Part 18 (Deposition of worker at Bulger’s apartment complex)

Bulger Documents: Part 19 (Deposition of Hotel Manager at Bulger’s apartment complex)

Bulger Documents: Part 20 (Deposition of Greig’s hairdresser)

Bulger Documents: Part 21 (Evidence Breakdown)

Bulger Documents: Part 22 (Deposition of woman whose ID documents were found in Bulger’s apartment)

Bulger Documents: Part 23 (Planner)

Bulger Documents: Part 24 (Bulger indictments)

Bulger Documents: Part 25 (Document: Quincy Home Listed as part-owned by Catherien Gaeig)

Bulger Documents: Part 26 (Breakdown of evidence)

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger had a shelf filled with books about gangsters, including several about himself, when he was captured in California last year after 16 years on the run.

Bulger, former leader of the Winter Hill Gang who was also an FBI informant, fled Boston shortly before he was indicted in early 1995. He was one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives until he and longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig were caught last June.

A photo of a bookshelf found in their Santa Monica apartment shows “G-Men and Gangsters” and “The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger’s Irish Mob,” co-written by Kevin Weeks, Bulger’s former right-hand man.

The photo was among hundreds of documents prosecutors released Friday, three days after Greig was sentenced to eight years in prison for helping Bulger on the run.

After seeing the photos, Steve Davis, whose sister was allegedly killed by Bulger, thinks Greig should have gotten a stiffer sentence.

“The amount of money they had, how cheap they lived, it was like a mousetrap in that apartment,” says Davis. “She would have had to leave that apartment for weeks in order for him to set up those walls to hide them from her.”

“They’re co-conspirators as wife and husband,” he says, “they’re co-conspirators as renters of the apartment and everything that comes into that apartment.”

Stephen Rakes, who lost his liquor license to Bulger, also thinks Greig should have faced more charges.

“Thirty guns means a gun every few feet, you can’t walk anywhere without walking into one or two guns,” he says.

WBZ-TV’s Beth Germano contributed to this report

(TM and © Copyright 2011 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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