Articles Tagged With ‘Las Vegas’




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)

Lompoc man missing more than two weeks after heading to Las Vegas

More than two weeks after a 27-year-old man departed his Lompoc home to visit a relative in Las Vegas, he is still missing and law enforcement officials are unsure as to his whereabouts. Zacharey “Tayler” Wilks never arrived at his... (Continue reading)

Investigation continues into Margay Edwards’ death

Sheriff officials investigating the death of Los Osos resident Margay Edwards said she had been staying in a hotel in Las Vegas prior to her death. On Sept. 25, two men riding quads discovered Edwards’ decomposing body in the desert... (Continue reading)

Central Coast man sues casino over losses

A Ventura businessman filed suit against a Las Vegas casino after he lost $500,000 playing drunk on Super Bowl weekend. Mark Johnston, 52, filed suit against the Downtown Grand for giving him a line of credit and serving him drinks... (Continue reading)