All posts tagged: Unsolved Crime

Shattered Lives: Seeking Justice for Sgt. Patrick Rust

Shattered Lives Radio host Donna R. Gore welcomes former NY Investigator and full time crime author, Denny Griffin to give listeners an update on the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Sgt. Patrick Rust. Working with the Rust family, Griffin has worked diligently to uncover the clues that will resolve many of the unanswered questions. Sgt. Patrick Rust was assigned to the 10thMountain Division headquartered at Fort Drum in Watertown, New York. In January 2007, he returned from deployment to Afghanistan. Following a 30 day leave he was back on post. The then 24-year-old Rust was a local boy and was familiar with Watertown and the surrounding area. He didn’t have a driver’s license or vehicle. On Wednesday, March 14, 2007, Sgt. Rust moved most of his personal effects from the barracks on base to share an apartment with a fellow soldier at 156 Sterling Street, Apartment 4, in Watertown. The following day Patrick rode back to the apartment with his new roommate after they were released from duty at around 5 pm. At around 6:30 they …

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Crime Wire: Back from Hiatus with Kim Kolton at the Helm! Donna Pendergast Discusses the Susan Powell Case

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE:http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz Yes, a new look, a new host, but the same quality show! Tuesday, June 4, Kim Kolton welcomes Donna Pendergast, high profile homicide prosecutor, to the show to discuss the latest developments in the Susan Cox Powell case. What went wrong? Should investigators have made some of the sealed evidence public? Now that West Valley Police Department, Utah has suspended the investigation evidence has been released to the public, including a hand written will and video made by Susan Cox Powell before she went missing in December, 2009. Would this evidence have helped in saving her children from being incinerated along with their father, Josh Powell? Susan Cox Powell is still missing and her family is conducting new searches in areas they feel Josh Powell and his brother may have dumped her remains. The original host of Crime Wire, Dennis Griffin, stepped down from his post on May 7, 2013 to pursue exciting, enterprising …

Crime Wire Investigates! August 30

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Also, please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. Segment One: The Victor Bach Case  Victor Bach, 71, was found beaten to death at his Western Plumbing and Heating business on Treat Avenue in San Francisco on Oct. 31, 2003. During their investigation homicide detectives uncovered evidence of fraud committed against Victor’s business. On December 22, 2004, Victor’s widow, Kathleen Bach, was arrested on fraud and embezzlement charges. However, the case didn’t go to trial until nearly four years later, with testimony finally beginning on October 27, 2008. While awaiting court action the Bach family filed a civil wrongful death suit against Kathleen on October 28, 2005, alleging that she was responsible for her husband’s death. On November 14 Kathleen was found guilty on 13 counts in the $2 million fraud. On June 30, 2008, after a series of postponements, the widow Bach was sentenced to nine years and eight months in prison. Although it was less than the prosecutor and Victor’s family wanted, it was a victory. In spite of a $127,000 …

Tuning in to Solve Crime: CrimePAY$ Radio

Tuning in to Solve Crime: CrimePAY$ Radio “Rewards are proven to be a great motivator in solving crime.”  $90,000 in Total Rewards Sunday May 1, 8pm ET Case 1 – $20,000 WANTED FUGITIVE REWARD – Dr. Emilio Luna, who is under indictment for five counts of distribution of child pornography, fled house confinement on September 12, 2010. Luna, a pediatrician in Phoenix, Arizona, was identified as allegedly sharing child pornography on a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. Case 2 – $60,000 MISSING PERSON REWARD – Billy Smolinski quarrelled with his much-older girlfriend on their Florida vacation about calls she was getting on her cell phone. It turns out they were from the woman’s other lover — a married guy she had no intention of dumping. Case 3 – $10,000 UNSOLVED MURDER REWARD – Michael Surber was a professional billiards player who played all over the country. He worked for a casino and spent all his free time practicing. Friends say if you couldn’t find Mike, he was in his basement playing the game he loved. That’s why when Michael didn’t …

Special Broadcast: Why Crime Wire?

Crime Wire http://www.crimewiresite.comTuesday, April 19,  9pm ET http://www.blogtalkradio.com/crimewire Special Broadcast “Why Crime Wire?”The Crime Wire Team will be discussing the way we illustrate how botched or inadequate investigations can result in crimes going undetected and murderers not being charged – leaving them free to kill again. These cases need to be brought to the attention of the public, and possibly force law enforcement to take another look.   Be sure to keep up to date on featured cases and issues on our website:http://crimewiresite.com Join Susan each Tuesday night at 9pm ET with Author and former police officer, Dennis Griffin, Private Investigator Tom Shamshak, and Private Investigator and Author, Vito Colucci, Jr. as we feature cases of unsolved murder, botched investigations, missing persons and crimes in the news. To Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/crimewire