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Police Arrest Man in Homeless Serial Killer in Orange County, California.

Anaheim, CA: Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters announced at a news conference held on Saturday of an arrest of a man in connection with the death of a homeless man behind a fast food restaurant and is believed to be responsible for 3 similar killings of homeless men in Orange County, California.

23 year old Itzcoatl Ocampo of Yorba Linda, California was arrested in the killing of a 65 year old homeless man who was stabbed to death behind a Carl’s Jr. Restaurant near the intersection of La Palma Ave. and the Imperial Highway in Anaheim, California last Friday night.

The man’s body was riddled with stab wounds and was lying near a dumpster behind the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant.

Bystanders and witnesses chased down Itzcoatl Ocampo on foot from the crime scene and was later captured by police.

Deputy Anaheim Police Chief Craig Hunter said the man arrested (Itzcoatl Ocampo) fits the description of a man wanted in three other stabbing deaths of homeless men in Anaheim, Placentia, and Yorba Linda in California since Tuesday, December 20th, 2011.

“We are extremely confident we have the person responsible for all four murders in Orange County,” said Anaheim Police Chief John Welter.

Police officials are saying that Itzcoatl Ocampo is set to be charged with four counts of murder.

The 65 year old homeless man, also known by some as, “John”, was well known to the community and was well liked by those who knew him.

Many from the community continue to drop off flowers and candles at a growing make-shift memorial next to the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant.

The latest killing of a homeless man is the fourth victim in the string of murders of homeless men in Orange County, California since Tuesday, December 20th, 2011.

– On Tuesday, December 20th, 2011; Police found 53 year old James McGillivray dead from multiple stab wounds outside a shopping center in Placentia, California.

Police had surveillance video from the murder scene in Placentia which was later released to the media in hopes to identified the person who committed the killing as well as who was driving the 2000 to 2003 white Toyota Corolla in the surveillance video.

– On Wednesday, December 28th, 2011; Police found 42 year old Lloyd Middaugh stabbed to death on the riverbed trail in Anaheim, California.

– On Friday, December 30th, 2011; The body of 57 year old Paulus Cornelius Smit was found near the Yorba Linda Library in Yorba Linda, California.

Itzcoatl Ocampo is being held at the Orange County Jail Facility without bail and is scheduled to appear in court this week.
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Public Hearing Over Allowing A Radio Transmitter Tower in Single Family Residential Zone.

Needles, CA:  This public hearing will be held at 4pm PT on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 and at 6pm PT on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 (If Needles Planning Commission Approve Item) the Needles City Council Chambers off of J Street before Bailey Ave. in Needles, California.

 

 

The hearing is to consider all evidence and testimony for or against a conditional use permit to allow a radio transmitter tower, 105 feet tall, to transmit a radio station in a single-family residential zone located at the Needles Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1405 Lilyhill Drive in Needles, California.

 

 

For more information, Please contact the Needles Code Enforcement Officer at: 1 (760) 326-3805

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Mother of Wyatt Butterfield has been approve to be liver donor for Wyatt.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Mother of Wyatt Butterfield has been approve to be liver donor for Wyatt.

According to the ‘Prayers for Wyatt’ Facebook Group Page, Pilar Butterfield posted, “January 19th is the big day.. Kicking prayers into over drive! This momma is pretty nervous now that we actually have a day.. Love you all!!”

Many on Facebook are happy in the news and have been posting comments of support on their ‘Prayers for Wyatt’ Facebook Group Page.

Pilar (Powell) Butterfield has been going through testing to find out if she can be the liver donor for her son Wyatt Butterfield.

Wyatt Butterfield was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia, a birth defect in liver and is currently a patient at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles where the family is waiting for a liver donor.

The Prayers for Wyatt Facebook website wants everybody to please keep praying and sending your positive thoughts their way.

If you would like to help the Wyatt Butterfield and Wyatt’s Family, Please contact Jessica Sommers at: 1 (760) 220-9955.

** For more updated information on Wyatt Butterfield, Please check out Prayers for Wyatt on Facebook at: **

http://www.facebook.com/groups/129835623798849/

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.

News Alert!!!: Crime Stoppers Alert!!!: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking for the Public’s Help in Locating a Man Wanted on a Felony Warrant for Murder.

News Alert!!!:

Crime Stoppers Alert!!!:

Fort Mohave, AZ: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking for the Public’s Help in Locating a Man Wanted on a Felony Warrant for Murder.
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Fort Mohave, AZ: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Zane Kiel Mason, 29, of Fort Mohave.

Mason is wanted on a felony warrant for murder in the 2nd degree that occurred on August 22, 2011, where he stabbed Gregory Stephen Zeller, 51, at a residence in the 2000 block of Joy Lane in Fort Mohave. Zeller did not survive the stab wound.

Mason is a white male, 6’00” at 160 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous. The public should not approach or contact Mason.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Mason is asked to contact Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234. Mohave Silent Witness has offered a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of Mason.
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If You Have Information On The Whereabouts of Zane Kiel Mason, Please Contact:

– Mohave County Sheriff’s Office:

1 (928) 753-0753

– Mohave Silent Witness:

1 (928) 753-1234

1-888-227-8780

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(Picture from Mohave County Sheriff’s Office)
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First on ZachNews: Interview with City of Needles Mayor Edward Paget.

Needles, CA: ZachNews Reporter Zachary Lopez Interviewed City of Needles Mayor Edward Paget after the Needles City Council vote 2-3 supporting Needles Hospital Inc.’s Purchase Offer on the Hospital known as Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.
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You can watch the interview with City of Needles Mayor Edward Paget at ZachNews on YouTube.

– http://youtu.be/iXgF7z9YcVI
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First on ZachNews: Interview with Rebecca Valentine of Needles Hospital Inc.

Needles, CA: ZachNews Reporter Zachary Lopez Interviewed Rebecca Valentine of Needles Hospital Inc. after the Needles City Council vote 2-3 in favor of Needles Hospital Inc.’s Purchase Offer on the Sale of the Hospital known as Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.
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You can watch the interview with Rebecca Valentine of Needles Hospital Inc. at ZachNews on YouTube.

– http://youtu.be/C8NXRQI2cR4
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