An LAPD officer motions the way for Manuel and
Angelina De La Torre, whose car the Night Stalker,
Ramirez, tried to steal. When Angelina refused to turn over
her keys, Ramirez assaulted her by punching
her in the stomach.
Photograph taken by Chris Gulker.
Angelina and Manuel De La Torre of East Hubbard
Street pose with their children Amber and Manuel Jr.,
Night Stalker Richard Ramirez attempted to steal
Angelina's car, and when she refused to
turn over her keys, he
assaulted her. Photograph by Mike Sergieff.
LAPD Detective Leroy Orozco, sitting on an office desk. The
detective thought that the Satanism
might help crack the case,
so he assigned investigators to talk to witches, and had one
research the heavy metal band AC/DC.
Photo by Leo Jarzomb.
Frank Salerno, Night Stalker Task
Force commander in the LA Sheriff's Department.
Photo by Mike
Sheriff's cadets search for evidence in shrubs
along the York Blvd. onramp to the Glendale Freeway,
evidence in the Night Stalker case. Authorities on the
scene stated that they found
five or six
pieces of "possible"
Photograph by Paul Chinn.
Armando Lojero holds up a copy of the LA Herald
which identified Stalker suspect as Richard Ramirez.
owner of the Wyvernwood store on the corner of 8th and Evergreen,
said that Ramirez took
the newspaper from the stand in front of his
store after seeing himself on the first page.
Photograph by Leo
Crowds gather around a poice car at LAPD's
Hollenbeck Station, in an attempt to catch a glimpse
of the Night Stalker. Photo by Mike Sergieff.
Mayor Tom Bradley visits Hollenbeck station after
the Night Stalker suspect was arrested.
Jaime and Julio Burgoin of East Hubbard Street,
who helped capture the Night Stalker
suspect, hold a press conference on their front porch. Photo by Mike
Joseph Romero III, sitting on his new Yamaha ATV,
is lauded at Orange County Sheriff's
headquarters for giving
information that helped crack the Night Stalker case.
provided information on the Toyota the Night
Stalker used in Mission Viejo.
Photograph by Anne Knudsen.
A photograph of two of the "heroes" of the
Night Stalker capture. Jose Burgoin, at left, pursued
after he tried to steal the Mustang of Faustino Pinon,
right. Photograph by James Ruebsamen
Supervisor Ed Edelman, center, presents plaques
to the men who helped capture Night Stalker suspect
Richard Ramirez in an East LA neighborhood. Standing left to right
are Deputy Andres "Andy" Ramirez,
Carmelo Robles, Manuel De La
Torre, Jose Burgoin, Frank Moreno, and Faustino Pinon. Also pictured
are Sheriff Sherman Block, Julio Burgoin, and an interpreter.
by Mike Sergieff.
Deputy Tom Martin guards the evidence of stolen
items recovered from the Night Stalker case.
the deputy at least eight rectangular tables are visible with
various gold and other items,
marked in plastic bags. Photo by Anne
Well wishers leave words of thanks for Faustino
Pinon, on a sign at his Hubbard Street home, for
Night Stalker Richard Ramirez. Photo by Dean Musgrove.