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Ep. 118/119/120 Street Kids Parts, 1-3

Updated: Dec 26, 2022

Part 1: “Rambo Games”

Homeless rates have skyrocketed across the country over the last few years. But it isn’t anything new. But back in the 1980s there was a new scene brewing in the houseless community- street kids. While many of the street kids of Portland were simply looking for a new home, a new sense of community where they could feel safe away from abusive homes, others were finding opportunities to take leadership positions that would allow them to take control over the kids. Creating “Families'' which differed little from the Manson Family. Today I’ll be telling the first part of three surrounding Grant Charboneau, Greg Wilson, James Nelson and how their rule left Jessica Williams, Michelle Largo and Leon Stanton Dead.


Episode Host: Alisha Holland


Part 2: “Fantastic Army of the Night”

Last week I introduced you to Grant Charboneau, Greg Wilson and the Family of street kids they ruled over. They had their own rules and if they were broken, there would be ramifications. Which was what happened to Misty Largo; a teenage girl who was murdered after a brutal 36 hours of torture, brought on after the family decided she was not abiding. Grant, as XO or the leader of the family, was starting to feel paranoid that his henchman, or hench-boy, 15-year-old Leon might spill about not only Misty, but the violent murder of Hal; Grant’s father. So, what would become of Leon? Today, I’ll be telling you about the death order put out on Leon and what Grant and Greg faced when the police came knocking.


Episode Host: Alisha Holland


Part 3: “Multnomah County Manson”


For the past two weeks, I’ve told you the stories of the Street Kids of Portland that fell prey to the power of The Family- Led by Grant Charboneau and Greg Wilson. They had a hand in the killings of Hal Charbanou, Misty Largo, and Leon Stanton. One of their murderous helpers was James Nelson. While Grant and Greg spent their time behind bars, James finished his, was released, and soon found himself on the streets yet again. Finally, he could fulfill his desire to be the leader of a group of kids. But he would rule with a literal iron fist. When a young girl with disabilities enters the scene, she struggles to follow the rules and soon meets consequences she never imagined and certainly didn’t deserve. This is the conclusion of Street Kids- and the Multnomah County Manson family.


Episode Host: Alisha Holland



Top: Grant "XO"Steven Charboneau (murderpedia.org), Newspapers.com

Bottom: Gregory "CO" Paul Wilson (murderpedia.org), Newspapers.com



photos from findagrave.com



Carl "Wreath" Alsup


Danielle "Shadowcat" Cox



Jessica Kate Williams, photos from CBS and Pamplin Media



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Rene Denfeld - All God’s Children | Three murders splintered 1992 street family |Gregory Paul Wilson | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers |The World- Judge Says No Double Jeopardy for Former Inmate of Death Row | WILSON GREGORY PAUL 07/23/2021 - Deschutes County Mugshots Zone | Criminal Jury Instructions - Unconscious Bias | Leon Michael Stanton (1977-1992) - Find a Grave Memorial | Albany Democrat Herald - 11.24.1993 Trial begins | Statesman Journal - 12.17.1993 Second man | The Olympian - 05.18.1993 Man on trial for torture | Statesman Journal - 06.09.1996 | Albany Democrat-Herald - 06.09. 1996 Court throws | Pamplin Media - Unsettling picture of street father emerges | Portland Homelessness Crisis: One Man's Path Out - Blanchet House. | Donut shop owner speaks out after viral video sparks outrage | News | kezi.com | Last street killing suspect caught | Corvallis Gazette-Times - 08.10.2005 Suspect in Oregon | Suspect in Oregon killing arrested in Lewiston | Wilson v. Belleque, Civ. No. 06-951-AA | Casetext Search + Citator | Albany Democrat-Herald - 01.21.2004 Judge No Double Jeopardy

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