"Pulling a Crater"

August 6, 1930

"Pulling a Crater"

Named after NY Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater, vanishing without a trace became known as "pulling a Crater." Crater disappeared on the evening of August 6, 1930, and was never seen again. Hs case became NYC's longest-running unsolved missing-persons case.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/2005/08/19/judge-crater-disappearance-possibly-solved/