Dogs here. I have been chasing this man since the crimes occured in the 70s. Born and raised in Sacramento/Carmichael, rapes happened all around me, sometimes one block away. I have found and eliminated scores of POIs, and I'm working on more as we speak. I also have connections to Goleta, and I have postulated some theories about the perp based on both cities. I posted to the AETV board for many years, but will not go back there. I have a detailed memory of the local geography, as I grew up swimming in the American River betweeen Carmichael and Rancho Cordova.
Given the above, I am haunted by the thought that I know or have seen EAR at some point in my young life. It would be nearly impossible not to have.
Hi- My moniker Portofleith is an homage to Ian Rankin's fictional Detective Inspector John Rebus, a Scottish "hard man" who shows little emotion as he drinks and smokes his way to case resolution. Rebus was banished to Leith from Edinburgh for not always doing things the way his colleagues expected.
I became aware of this case after watching the "Cold Case Files" in 2008. I was astounded that I never had heard of these crimes, having frequented the crime locations throughout the 1970's and 1980's -especially Santa Barbara which I visited frequently. I've been hooked on researching the crimes since then.
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Hi, my monicker is Erikdavid5000. I became interested in the case as a teenager when an uncle who had been a police officer in Hayward talked about it. And then I was reminded of the case when the DNA links were made in 2001. And then once again when I was involved with a TV show about the case. So, here I am.
i became interested in the case from rape number 1, 1976. I'm a native sacramentan. I kind of like sacramental better..hehe Much more later. Congrats on the success of your new board. And thanks to ALL who kindly invited me.
Hi, all. I'm Greg. I live in the UK. Became interested in this case around 2011 / 2012 when watching a documentary on Ricard Ramirez and did a Google search and hit upon this guy.
Greg, I grew up in Southern California when Richard Ramirez (the second Nightstalker) was terrorizing the area. I remember several nights sleeping in fear (despite the fact that I was largely out of his area) and that kinda stuck with my all these years. So similarily, I'd guess that it was my interest in him (RR), as an adult, that got me onto the EAR/ONS (e.g. on wikipedia "see also 'the original nightstalker'" )
I was Lerch and Lerch 2010 on the old board, I lurk a bit and will post if I can think of anything useful. I'm glad this board was started and hope it will take off as that other one was definitely starting to rot. Somewhere on here someone mentioned inviting other posters from the old board to join, along that line I was thinking of Conquistador and Aaron Timones, who both seem to have some good thinking. I know there are some others worth inviting too!
sammyt: Like JJD, a decade long offender. Organised, commuter rapist with possible linked murders. Long gaps in the series. DNA profile but no match on the system. Possible early Snelling style murder. Likely an older offender with no major/recent criminal record
May 20, 2021 8:17:11 GMT
sammyt: Like JJD, forensically aware. Attacked more than once some nights. Returned to attack areas years later. Possible car and auto wreckers links. Physical offender who gave himself a chance to escape on foot. Avoided local heat but knew the attack areas well
May 20, 2021 8:21:19 GMT
sammyt: Today marks thirty years since the first confirmed Batman attack took place on May 21st 1991.
May 21, 2021 15:50:52 GMT
dannymac: Sammy gotta keep plugging away your guy could be round the next corner
May 22, 2021 20:01:26 GMT
sammyt: Thanks! Shelley Morgan was an American mother of two, who was murdered in the UK in 1984. Like the later Batman victims, just a few miles away, she was stripped then made to put on tights.
May 22, 2021 20:33:32 GMT
sammyt: A big shout out from me to Bill Thomas, cleo, and all those tracking the CPK. Respect and keep plugging away too!
May 22, 2021 21:22:13 GMT
elir: And to Jay7777 for his efforts on the murder of Maggie Long
May 23, 2021 3:17:12 GMT
f1guyus: Interesting. The arrest of the accused molester was made by a non Stockton agency using a Ramey warrant. The local DA was kept out of the loop.
May 25, 2021 21:46:53 GMT
sammyt: I hope the view that only Californian victims count is a minority one. The Batman is the third most prolific uncaught serial rapist in the world.
May 26, 2021 10:07:15 GMT
sammyt: The two most prolific uncaught rapists are the Teardrop Rapist and the Early Morning Rapist - both from California. Who is trying to get justice for those 'close to home' victims?
May 26, 2021 10:10:20 GMT
elir: Some people think the EMR was JJD.
May 27, 2021 3:31:01 GMT
sammyt: Walter Hamilton was an EMR suspect. Funny how JJD seemed to be trying to frame Hamilton at the start of the EAR series.
May 27, 2021 17:02:45 GMT
elir: they have DNA for the Teardrop rapist, surprised that LE havent been able to track him down
May 28, 2021 2:26:22 GMT
sammyt: Yeah I'm surprised too that the Teardrop Rapist has evaded justice. He had at least 35 victims and he needs to be caught. An innocent guy also spent 16 years in jail for 3 or the Teardrop attacks.
May 28, 2021 16:44:49 GMT
sammyt: Fortunately it seems like the Teardrop was scared off when the police started canvassing Hispanic areas in 2012. Either that or it's the usual possibilities of him having died, or him being in prison for something else (with his DNA sitting in a backlog)
May 28, 2021 16:48:12 GMT
sammyt: As for the EMR, I think there's a good chance it was JJD. He hit the ground running as the EAR. Not many serial rapists are trying to frame others from the get go.
May 28, 2021 16:50:09 GMT