Articles Tagged With ‘kidnapping’




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Lompoc kidnapper allegedly forced victim to marry him in Vegas

Surveillance footage shows that during this week’s kidnapping escapade Joseph Hetzel forced Virginia Paris to marry him inside a Las Vegas wedding chapel. [KCOY] Paris’s daughter, Melissa Villabla, said Hetzel forced Paris to marry him in exchange for allowing her... (Continue reading)

Lompoc kidnapper arrested in Las Vegas

A Lompoc man suspected of kidnapping and holding his ex-girlfriend captive for four days was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas. On Monday evening, Joseph Hetzel, 52, released Virginia Paris, 55, in front of a hotel in Henderson, Nevada. Paris told... (Continue reading)

Abducted Lompoc woman rescued in Nevada, kidnapper on the run

Following four days in captivity in a total of three states, a Lompoc woman was rescued at a Nevada hotel. Her ex-boyfriend and alleged kidnapper remains on the run. [KSNV] On Tuesday morning, Virginia Paris, 55, called security at the... (Continue reading)

Woman kidnapped outside SLO bar

A Lompoc man allegedly picked up a woman off Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo early Monday morning by naming two of her friends and telling the victim that they had asked him to take her to a friend’s house.... (Continue reading)

Abducted Lompoc woman spotted in Arizona with ex-boyfriend

The Lompoc man accused of abducting his ex-girlfriend in Solvang was spotted with her Sunday morning at a Starbucks in Arizona, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. After the Lompoc woman sought help from a customer in the... (Continue reading)

Police searching for kidnapped boy after deadly shooting in Santa Maria

Santa Maria police issued an Amber Alert for a 9-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped following a fatal shooting Monday night. Daniel Morozov is likely in the company of Konstantin Morozov, 48, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. According... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman

A 38-year-old Pismo Beach man is in San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of kidnapping to commit rape and sexual penetration with a foreign object while the victim is intoxicated. Atascadero police arrested David Ebrahimi Ardebili in Paso Robles... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria gunman carjacks his way across SLO County

A Santa Maria man crossed San Luis Obispo County south to north Sunday morning after stealing a car and holding a father and son hostage. The man then stopped in Atascadero to commit a robbery before driving to San Miguel... (Continue reading)

Man snatches woman in SLO, tries dragging her into home

A 40-year-old man allegedly grabbed a 30-year-old woman who was walking on a San Luis Obispo sidewalk on Friday and tried to drag her into a nearby apartment. But, a friend of the victim interrupted the kidnapping and called the... (Continue reading)

Man allegedly kidnapped Pismo Beach officer

While running away from a Pismo Beach police officer, a man allegedly yanked the policeman inside a vehicle and then drove off with cop inside the car, according to documents filed in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)



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