POSTED: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 7:21am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 7:24am
NBC NEWS — One of the FBI's ten most wanted is behind bars. Notorious Boston mobster, James "Whitey" Bulger, was arrested by FBI agents in Santa Monica, California last night. The 81-year-old spent the past 16 years on the run. Bulger is accused of taking part in 19 murders; he was also the inspiration for the film "The Departed". Federal officials say a tip led them to a home where Bulger and his girlfriend were staying.