Articles Tagged With ‘Nevada’




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... (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... (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,... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police catch man wanted in Nevada

After an hour-long search that included K9s and a CHP helicopter, Atascadero police managed to capture a man who is wanted in Nevada on felony arrest warrants. Donovan Foot, 20, was designated a flight risk... (Continue reading)

Investigators considering several scenarios in Margay Edwards death

Investigators are considering several possible causes in the death of  Margay Edwards of Los Osos, including the possibility that she was not the victim of a homicide, a Nevada detective said. [KSBY] Nye County Detective... (Continue reading)

Los Osos woman victim of suspected homicide

By KAREN VELIE The body of a 27-year-old Los Osos woman was discovered in a Nevada desert on Thursday, she appears to be the victim of a homicide. Two men riding quads discovered the body... (Continue reading)

Nevada’s mental patients’ ticket to ride

Nevada health officials have been quietly putting psychiatric patients on buses and shipping them to locales all over the U.S., and California has become a favorite destination, a Sacramento Bee investigation reveals. Health services in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for assaulting sheriff deputy

A Paso Robles man arrested for assaulting a sheriff deputy and drug trafficking earlier this month has also been accused of pawning property stolen in California in Las Vegas. [WMIcentral] On Feb. 6, a license... (Continue reading)

Travel: Lucky in Laughlin

By DAVID CONGALTON Laughlin, Nevada, so the story goes, is named for a man from Minnesota, turned Vegas club owner, who bought the southern tip of Nevada in 1964. Don Laughlin eventually opened the Riverside... (Continue reading)