More Information On Golden State Killer, DNA Released By Judge
The case raised issues about genetic databases' role in solving old crimes.
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Golden State Killer Records Released By Judge Offers Details On Arrest And DNA Evidence
A judge in the East Area Rapist case released details from the search and arrest warrants for suspect Joseph James DeAngelo on Friday, including details describing how authorities apprehended him and information linking him to crimes in the Visalia Ransacker cases from the 1970s. An affidavit filed in April of this year in Sacramento says that DeAngelo was identified as the prime suspect in the East Area Rapist/Golden State KIller cases after matching DNA from DeAngelo to that from a rape and homicide in the 1980s. (Moffitt, 6/1)
In other news from across the state —
'This Was A Wild Dream': Cannabis Cup Comes To Sonoma County
Hundreds gathered Saturday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa to do something that's pretty rare in this country: legally buy and consume marijuana products at the same place. Organizers say the two-day Cannabis Cup, put on by the marijuana media company High Times, is just the second event in the country to allow visitors to buy and consume marijuana all in one place. (Hutson, 6/2)