True story of redemption

Walnut Hill man releasing book on life and times of Freddie Crow

Walnut Hill resident Ed Hudson spent 34 years in law enforcement and was an investigator trailing Century resident Freddie Crow and his marijuana-smuggling operation from Belize in Central America to the Florida gulf coast which helped lead to arrest of Crow and others.

A friendship developed between Hudson and Crow after Crow's conviction which prompted Hudson to write a book. Entitled 'As the Crow Flies, a Redemptive Story of an International Drug Smuggler' will be released on Sept. 1.

After Crow's death in February, 2016, Hudson attended Crow's memorial service and was asked by Crow's famil...