Here is a quick look at the timeframe of the East Area Rapist case. Crimes occurred in the Sacramento area and in Southern California. He was also known as the Golden State Killer and Original Night Stalker.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office used a helicopter late Thursday, April 19, 2018, to guide deputies in the capture of a Laurel man, 55, who fled from deputies because he thought he was wanted on a warrant, police said. He tried to hide in a boat.
Jason R. Bounds, 44, is facing battery and retail theft charges after punching a Holmes Beach, Florida, convenience store clerk on March 22, 2018, police said. The female clerk fought back and put him in a chokehold before he fled.
A 911 caller reported finding a body burning in the woods off of 18th Street East in Bradenton on April 2, 2018. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office later identified the body as 50-year-old Veronica Polite.
A security guard from Tallahassee, Florida, was brutally beaten by three young people, after he asked them to end a pool party that was held "without authorization" on April 1, 2018. Officers are now looking for the aggressors.
Rafael Caro-Quintero, a Mexican cartel leader wanted for his role in the murder of a DEA special agent in 1985, was added on Thursday, April 12, 2018, to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward of up to $20 million is available.
The Greenville Police Department in South Carolina released surveillance video showing a man attempting to carjack a vehicle and bystanders helping to stop the crime on April 5, 2018. The suspect was later arrested.