Depending on the account, whitey heard of criminal charges being brought against him in either December 1994 or January 1995.
Prosecutors later said that Connolly was the one who tipped off whitey of his coming arrest in 1994.
For more than 20 years crime boss whitey Bulger was protected by the FBI.
"'white' person, person of European descent," by 1830 (of a white horse by 1828), from white (adj.) + -y (2) and -y (3). Earlier as an adjective, and Whitey-brown was a 19c. descriptive color name, used to describe, among other things, mulatto skin.
Blackey will overreach if he finds an opportunity; but the probability is, that his rogueries are often but apt imitations of Mr. Whitey, who would fain always be thought to be a pattern of honesty. [Capt. Hugh Crow, "Memoirs," London, 1830]
Negro troops doing provost duty in Norfolk; keeping the white people in order. On a visit to Norfolk one can see white Southerners, arrested for sundry misdemeanors, working on the public streets, under negro guards. ... It is quite a change to see, in Norfolk, negroes forcing white men to work, at the point of the bayonet; calling out to them: "No loaf'n dar!" "Move quicker, Sah!" "Hurry up dar, Old Whitey!" and similar orders. Tables turned! [diary of Lieut. S. Millett Thompson, 13th New Hampshire Volunteer regiment, U.S. Army, Jan. 25, 1864; diary published 1888 by Houghton, Mifflin & Co.]
Frequent changes in the structure and environment of a company, like mergers, cutbacks, and reengineering: Some whitewater is fun, but it takes a lot out of you
[1990s+ Corporate; fr rafting or kayaking in turbulent and dangerous white water]