Irish Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Famed Irish gangster James J. "Whitey" Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica, California Wednesday after spending years running from the long arm of the law.

Bulger spent years on the FBI's iconic "Ten Most Wanted List" before police picked him up.

Bulger was wanted for 19 murders, all based in or around the Boston area. Despite his advanced age of 81, Bulger was once one of the most feared men in all of New England. For years, he led the Winter Hill Gang, which gained notoriety in Martin Scorses's "Departed" film.