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San Bernardino

Decades-Old Rancho Cucamonga Homicide Case Cracked with Advanced DNA Technology

“On June 7, 1979, the reporting party (RP) was employed as a vineyard worker in the vineyards, located near 8th Street and Rochester Avenue, in Rancho Cucamonga. At approximately 12:20


Butte County man, already in custody, tied by DNA to residential burglary in Oroville

Photo: Peter Lor | Butte County Sheriff’s Office A Butte County man who was already in custody on an unrelated charge has reportedly been connected by DNA evidence to a


State announces possible DNA match in 1973 cold-case disappearance of Joanne Burmer

NEVADA COUNTY — The California Department of Justice has announced that human remains discovered in Nevada County in 1993 may be those of Joanne Dolly Burmer, who was first reported


DNA Leads to Arrest in 6-year-old Sexual Assault Case

Photo: Leroy Chad Tracy Ventura County – 38-year-old Santa Paula resident Leroy Chad Tracy is currently being held on $1,000,000 bail following his April 17th arrest for a crime he


Fremont Detectives Identify 1990 Murder Suspect with DNA Evidence

Photo: Russell A Guerrero FREMONT — Police detectives specializing in cold cases used new DNA technology to identify a suspect in an unsolved 1990 murder. Upon being identified, the suspect

Santa Clara

DNA Technology Leads to Homicide Arrest

 Photo: Antonio Sandoval SAN JOSE – DNA technology helped the SJPD arrest a wanted homicide suspect. The June 5, 2014 killing of 36-year-old Jose Asuncion Gamez Hurtado now has a


Charge for 1980 Rape, Murder

Robert Yniguez LOS ANGELES – On March 4, 1980, the body of 20-year-old Teresa Broudreaux was discovered by a surfer on Malaga Cove Beach. Her body was naked except for her

Los Angeles

DNA from Bullet Links Man to 1987 Murder

Stock image (Source unknown) HOLLYWOOD — On June 29, 1987, 21-year-old Jade Maurice Clark was parked outside of a Hollywood nightclub on Highland Boulevard when someone attempted to carjack him.


DNA Busts Burglar Ten Months Later

Andrew Jenson VENTURA COUNTY — The advent of law enforcement’s adoption of DNA science and the expertise with which the cops are wielding this technology doesn’t bode well for those


DNA Links Man to 2013 Rape

Sergio Moreno Lopes SANGER – Good police work and patient perseverance finally resulted in the arrest and conviction of a rapist. In July of 2013 an elderly woman was raped