Information against interracial dating
The prosecution also produced 15 informants who said that they frequently purchased narcotics from the family.
The National Registry of Exonerations reports that the family home was raided by police in 2001 who confiscated 72 grams of cocaine and a gun, both belonging to the soon-to-be husband of a Colomb’s daughter, Timothy Price.
It should have been an open and shut case, but federal authorities stepped in, claiming they had evidence the Colomb family had bought million in drugs with a street value of more than million.
This all was alleged to have occurred while the family lived on paltry disability payments from James Colomb, who had been injured while working on an oil rig years earlier.
S., many states maintained laws expressly banning the marriage between people of different races.
The landmark case that helped to change laws across the country involved Mildred Delores Loving, a woman of African-American and Native American descent who was in a relationship with Richard Perry Loving, a White man. Supreme Court declared the charges against the couple unconstitutional in the landmark Loving v.